Superior Court Department 11

supcrtdept11@piercecountywa.gov    ****    (253) 798-7571



  • Judge

    : Susan Adams
  • Elected / Appointed

    : May 2020

Education


  • University of Puget Sound School of Law, J.D. 1990
  • Central Washington University, B.A. 1987

Career Highlights


  • Pierce County Superior Court Judge, 2020
  • Municipal Court Judge, City of Lakewood 2017 - 2020
  • Founding Director, Crystal Judson Family Justice Center 2005 - 2017
  • Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney's Office 1991 - 2005

Professional Affiliations, Committees


  • Honorable Robert J. Bryan American Inn of Court
  • Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Former Member, District & Municipal Court Judges Association (Therapeutic Courts Committee Member and DMCJA Conference Planning Committee 2015)
  • Tacoma Business Examiner Woman of Influence Award Recipient

Civic Involvement


  • Saint Francis House, Puyallup (Board Member and Governance Committee Chair 2012 - 2020)
  • Clover Park Rotary 2017 - 2020
  • Judges in the Classroom
  • Tacoma Rotary #8
  • Senior Fellow, American Leadership Forum Tacoma/Pierce County

Judge Susan Adams