Washington State Superior Court Judges’ Association

Legislative Committee

Our Legislative Committee is charged with:

  • Draft proposed legislation as directed by the Board of Trustees.
  • Review proposed legislation to determine the SCJA position.
  • Represent the SCJA before the Legislature.
  • Maintain a liaison with members of the Legislature.
  • Maintain a liaison with the Governor’s office, state and local governmental entities, and the Washington State Bar Association concerning legislative matters.
  • Direct the activities of the Association’s Legislative Representative.

Committee Co-Chairs

Judge Rachelle Anderson
Judge Sean O’Donnell

Committee Members

Judge Alicia M. Burton
Judge Samuel S. Chung
Judge Kristin Ferrera
Judge Melissa A. Hemstreet
Judge Diana L. Kiesel
Commissioner Jonathon Lack
Judge Cindy A. Larsen
Judge André M. Peñalver
Judge Stan J. Rumbaugh
Commissioner Heather D. Shand
Judge Emily Sheldrick
Commissioner Shane Silverthorn

Tom McBride – Legislative Representative
Intisar Benge – Legislative Representative
Jack Murphy – WAJCA Liaison

AOC Contact

Allison Lee Muller
Admin. Office of the Courts
PO Box 41170, Olympia, WA 98504-1170