SKAGIT COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT
For Immediate Release: December 28, 2017
Contact: Lisa Tremblay, Administrator, Superior and Juvenile Courts
(360) 416-1206 or 416-1225
Skagit County Superior Court is happy to announce the appointment of Gwen Halliday to serve as Superior Court Commissioner. G. Brian Paxton is retiring after serving as Superior Court Commissioner since 2006.
Gwen brings 27 years of experience practicing law. She earned a bachelor's degree from Whitworth College and a law degree from the University of Washington Law School. She worked for the Attorney General's Office in Spokane before being appointed a deputy prosecutor for Skagit County. For the past five years, she has also served as a deputy prosecutor in San Juan County.
Gwen is an active member of the community. She served on the Board of Directors for Conway School District and Skagit Habitat for Humanity. She has also served in numerous roles with the Boy Scouts of America including District Chair and Activities Chair for the Mount Baker Council.
Gwen will begin her new role as Superior Court Commissioner on January 28, 2018.