• 10/30/2017 1:49 PM | Luigi Colombo (Administrator)

    Is now accepting applications for 
    the position of


    Position Title:          Superior Court Commissioner – Full Time

    Department:             Superior Court

    Report To:                Superior Court Judges

    Salary Range:          Annual salary:  $152,268.00


    This is a full time (40 hours per week) Court Commissioner position pursuant to RCW 2.24, appointed by the Superior Court Judges.

    Please see the Skagit County Web Page (employment opportunities) for additional information.   


    To apply for this position, please submit a resume and letter of interest to Skagit County Human Resources.  You may submit them electronically to or in person at 1800 Continental Pl, Mt Vernon, Suite 200.  Submissions must be received by 4:30pm on Monday, November 13, 2017.


    • May act pursuant to RCW 2.24.040 as directed by the Superior Court Presiding Judge.
    • Hear and decide Juvenile Dependency, Truancy, At-Risk Youth, Child in Need of Services and Family Law matters. 
    • Acts as Ex Parte Judicial Officer as directed.
    • Hear, decide and act in any other Judicial Officer capacity as directed. 

    The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited, four-year college or university, a law degree from an ABA accredited law school and five (5) years experience in the practice of law.  An emphasis on Juvenile and Family Law is desirable.  Must be admitted to practice law in the state of Washington.  Must be a citizen of the United States.  Candidates will be expected to pass a criminal background check. 

    Additionally, candidates should possess strong interpersonal skills; the ability to build effective relationships with the legal community, the Court and staff; have excellent writing, legal research and analytical and computer skills.  


    Work is performed primarily in an office or courtroom environment. 


    Those present in a normal office environment with occasional exposure to hostile persons and stressful situations.

    Contact Lisa Tremblay with any questions at or 360-416-1206.

  • 10/06/2017 11:17 AM | Luigi Colombo (Administrator)


    The annual Judges and SCBA Holiday Party will be Monday, December 11, 2017.  Details to follow.

  • 09/28/2017 1:48 PM | Luigi Colombo (Administrator)


    • No criminal jury trials should be scheduled the weeks of November 20 or December 25, 2017 per Local Court Rule. If anything has been scheduled, please re-schedule. 
    • Per Local Court Rule, if Thursday or Friday is a holiday, there shall be no calendars on those days. 
    • Wednesday, November 22 - This will be a regular ½ day out of custody Wednesday motions calendar heard in Superior Court.  Trial confirmations for matters set for trial on November 27 should be placed on this calendar.  
    • Monday, December 25 – Court holiday 
    • Monday, January 1 – Court holiday
    Feel free to email or call Melissa Beaton, Superior Court Manager, with any questions or concerns.
  • 09/12/2017 5:01 PM | Luigi Colombo (Administrator)

    It's time for your nominations for the 2018 SCBA Executive Committee.  Please send your nominations to before the Annual Skagit County Bar Meeting scheduled for November 6, 2017.

  • 09/11/2017 11:03 AM | Luigi Colombo (Administrator)

    NOW OPEN: Registration for the State of the Judiciary Dinner, October 9, 2017. 
    This event sells out fast and is open only to active SCBA members!  See available tickets live at the event page.

  • 12/12/2016 3:40 PM | Luigi Colombo (Administrator)

    Here is the list of upcoming CLEs offered by SCBA in 2017.  When you renew your membership or sign up to be a member of SCBA in 2017 you will be able to obtain credits for the CLEs offered by the SCBA.

    • JAN 9 at 5pm; Max Dales; MARJORIE SIMMONS (Mount Vernon) – QDRO? What QDRO?  (1.25 Gen + .25 Ethics = 1.5 Credit Hrs)
    • FEB 6 at 12pm; Co-op; CAWOOD BEBOUT (Mount Vernon) – Bankruptcy – What All Attorneys  Should Know
    • MAR 6 at 5pm; Max Dales; JEFF MILLER (Sedro-Woolley) – Coca Cola, Oreos & Oysters – A 10,000 Ft View of Intellectual Property for General Practice Attorneys
    • APR 3 at 12pm; Co-op; GREG McLAWSEN (Tacoma) – Recognizing Immigration Issues in Your Practice
    • MAY 8 at 5 pm; Max Dales; GALE HICKOK (Mount Vernon) - 1031 Exchanges (Joint CLE with Whatcom/Skagit CPAs)
    • JUN 5 at 12pm; Co-op; CORBIN VOLLUZ (Mount Vernon) - Criminal topic*
    • SEP 11 at 12pm; Co-op; PHIL BURI (Bellingham) - Ethics topic*
    • NOV 13 at 5 pm; Max Dales; JAYNE GILBERT (Mount Vernon) - Ethics in Probate

    * Details to follow

    Except where noted, all CLEs are 1 hour / 1 Credit. Ethics credits are as noted on the schedule.

    All SCBA members current on dues are eligible for free CLE Credits approved by WSBA. Non-members are welcome to attend but will not receive credit.

    If you have questions, or would like to suggest a topic or volunteer to present at a SCBA CLE, please contact SCBA CLE Committee Chair, Wil Harlock at or call 360-593-5594.

  • 12/07/2016 11:49 AM | Luigi Colombo (Administrator)

    It's time to renew your membership and commitment to SCBA for 2017.  Current SCBA members can simply renew online.  If you are not currently a member of SCBA, join us NOW for 2017!

    Thank You for being such a strong community and for supporting your local Bar Association!

  • 10/11/2016 11:06 AM | Luigi Colombo (Administrator)

    The Skagit County Prosecutor's Family Support Division has new phone numbers.

    Office number - 360.416.1161
    Fax Number - 360.416.1163

  • 09/29/2016 10:47 AM | Luigi Colombo (Administrator)
    Thanks to the great response to the State of the Judiciary 2016 registration drive we are now at full capacity.  See you on October 10 at 5:00 p.m.!
  • 09/06/2016 1:04 PM | Luigi Colombo (Administrator)

    The Skagit County 2016/17 Local Court Rules are now online.

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