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Honorable Susan K. SerkoDepartment 14
  • Judge: Honorable Susan Keers Serko
  • Elected / Appointed: Jan. 9, 2006

Education

  • State University of New York Cortland College, B.A. 1976
  • University of Puget Sound School of Law, J.D. 1982

Career Highlights

  • Appointed to Pierce County Superior Court, January 2006 by Governor Gregoire
  • 2001 - 2006 Administrative Law Judge, Office of Administrative Hearings
  • 1995 - 2001 Sole Practitioner
  • 1983 - 1995 Lawyer with Rush, Hannula, Harkins and Kyler

Professional Affiliations, Committees

  • Superior Court Judges' Association, Family and Juvenile Law Committee, 2007 - present
  • Washington State Bar Association, 1982 - present
  • Washington Women Lawyers Member, 1980 - present; Pierce County Chapter President 1988, State Board President 1996 - 1997
  • Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association, 1982 - Present, Trustee 1992 - 1994
  • Advanced Science and Technology Adjudication Resource Center, Washington, D.C.; ASTAR Fellow, 2009
  • American Inns of Court, Honorable Robert Bryan Inn, Tacoma, WA, Member 2006 - Present, President 2011 - 2012
  • National Association of Women Judges, 2011 - Present

Civic Involvement

  • Tacoma Rotary Number 8, 1987 - 1997 and 2006 - present
  • Pierce County Community AIDS Partnership Advisory Board, 1995 - 1998
  • Vashon Community Scholarship Foundation, President 2003 - 2005
  • Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association Trustee, 1996 - 1997
  • Young Lawyers Division's (YLD) Liberty Bell Award, 2008