The Supreme Court is located in the Temple of Justice Building on Olympia’s Capitol Campus.
The Court was established in 1854 as the final arbiter of the law in the state of Washington. The
Court has nine justices who serve six-year terms. Justices are chosen by non-partisan judicial
ballot in the general election each even-numbered year. As the state’s “court of last resort,” the
Court reviews more than 1,000 cases each year. The Court has almost total discretion in
deciding which cases it will hear, although it automatically reviews those cases involving the
The Court is also responsible for administering the state’s entire judicial system. The Court
establishes the rules of operation for District, Municipal, Superior and Appellate courts and
governs the admission to practice and conduct of attorneys and judges. More than 200 courts
with 2,500 judicial and court personnel comprise the Washington State Court System.
The Court employs approximately 64 people and has a biennial budget of approximately
$12.5 million. Revenues collected by the Court are from filing fees and assessed fees.
The above information is from the State Auditors (Audit Report Search) webpage
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January 25, 2003 Personnel Detail
Supreme Court (2003, 63 employees)
March 31, 2004 note: I have replaced the first letter of the first name of each person, with a *.
Name Job Title Salary(monthly or hourly) ALEXANDER, *ERRY L SUP CT JUSTICE 11215 ALEXANDER, *ULIE A LEG SECR/ACCT 2984 ANGLIN, *AURA LAW CLERK 3637 BARGABUS, *EREI L RECEPT/FILE CLRK 2198 BAUSCH, *ISA R ADMIN ASSIST 3916 BENSON, *ELEN E LAW CLERK 4888 BRIDGE, *OBBE JEAN SUP CT JUSTICE 11215 BURTON, *ALTER M STAFF ATTORNY LD 5813 CAMPBELL, *YLVIA R ADMIN ASSIST 4888 CARPENTER, *ONALD R DEPUTY CLERK 8208 CHAMBERS, *OM J SUP CT JUSTICE 11215 CHANDLER, *ESIREE LEGAL SECRETARY 2468 CROOKS, *EOFFREY L COMM - SUP CRT 9656 CROOKS, *AMES H STAFF ATTORNEY 2 4013 DEVET, *AMELA J LAW CLERK 3134 ELOFSON, *ARGARET A LAW CLERK 4428 ENGLEHORN, *TEVEN R BAILIFF 4428 EYLENFELDT, *NITA DOCK SPEC - PRV 3818 FAIRHURST, *ARY SUP CT JUSTICE 11215 FARR, * ROSS LAW CLERK 3291 FAULK, *AMILLA R COORD ATTY A & D 3818 FULLER III, *RUMAN S REPORTER OF DEC 5740 FULTON, *ARBARA ERIC ADMIN ASSIST 4888 GLASGOW, *EBECCA R LAW CLERK 3134 GOFF, *TEVEN M CHIEF STAFF ATTY 8208 GUNDERSON, *HEILA M ADMIN ASSISTANT 4888 HANNIGAN, *ARTHA H ASSISTANT EDITOR 3059 HENDERSON, *TEPHANIE LAW CLERK 3134 HUTNIK, *EVERLY J DOCK SPEC-MOTION 3818 IRELAND, *AITH E SUP CT JUSTICE 11215 JACOBSEN, *-ANNE E ADMIN ASSIST 4888 JENNINGS, *YNTHIA S ADMIN ASSIST 4888 JOHNSON, *HARLES W SUP CT JUSTICE 11215 KEOWN, *ULIE A JUDICIAL ASST 3916 LAPAN, *ACQUELINE T LAW CLERK 3134 LARKIN, *HOMAS P LAW CLERK 3134 LYONS, *EIDI J SECRETARY/RECEPT 2775 MADSEN, *ARBARA A SUP CT JUSTICE 11215 MAHONEY, *ARBARA A LAW CLERK 3291 MCBROOM, *REG LAW CLERK 3134 MERRITT JR, *LINTON CLERK - SUP CRT 9656 MOORE, *RENDA J ADMIN ASSISTANT 4013 MOTTMAN, *RACE ADMIN ASSIST 4653 OLIVER, *LYCE LEGAL SECR II 2911 OTAKE, *RYAN M STAFF ATTORNEY 2 3637 OWENS, *USAN J SUP CT JUSTICE 11215 PAGE, *ATHERINE E LAW CLERK 3134 PERRY, *ANDY STAFF ATTY 2 4428 PHILLIPS, *YNTHIA R ADMIN ASSISTANT 4888 POWELL, *ARTA B LAW CLERK 4653 SANDERS, *ICHARD B SUP CT JUSTICE 11215 SHERWOOD, *KYLAR A LAW CLERK 3291 SKELLS, *ETER J OFF MGR/CASE MGR 4888 SMITH, *HARLES Z SUP CT JUSTICE 11215 SMITH, *ATTHEW J LAW CLERK 3134 TAYLOR, *ERESA L ASST EDITOR 3376 VANDERVORT, *UDY L ADMIN ASSIST 4653 VO, *ETSY M LAW CLERK 3134 WALSH, * CATHERINE LEAD STAFF ATTY 5669 WARAKSA, *HRISTOPHER LAW CLERK 3134 WAY, *NN M SR LEGAL SECR 18.01 WILLIAMSON, *YLER R SUPPORT SPEC 3460 WOODRUFF, *HIRLEY A ADMIN COORD 4216By clicking on the rainbow colored square icon, you can see information about the people who look at these webpages. These statistics report meters are free to anybody.
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