Please join us for an open house retirement reception for Commissioner Karen Lerner on Friday, June 29th from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM in Skagit Superior Court, Courtroom Two. Commissioner Lerner has presided over the Involuntary Treatment Calendar and Mental Health Court since 2007. Additionally, Commissioner Lerner served both Island and Whatcom County Superior Court as outlined below:
July 1998 - December 2009 - Island County Superior Court part-time commissioner. Assigned to preside over Dependency, Paternity, Domestic Violence and Truancy calendars.
January 2013 - December 2015 - Whatcom County Superior Court part-time pro tem and mental health court commissioner primarily hearing ITA cases.
Commissioner Lerner is known for her compassion and commitment to serving vulnerable adults and assisting in their recovery through Mental Health Court and by creating pathways for success for individuals who are involuntarily committed. Commissioner Lerner’s last day will be June 29th. Following her retirement, Commissioner James Dolan will service as the Involuntary Treatment Court Commissioner.
Please feel free to distribute the attached invitation to your staff and any others you feel would like to attend – we look forward to seeing you there.
Lisa Tremblay, Administrator
Skagit County Superior and Juvenile Courts
Superior Court: 360-416-1206
Juvenile Court: 360-416-1225
Karen Lerner Retirement Reception.docx
Skagit County Bar AssociationPO Box 57, Mount Vernon WA 98273