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Presiding Judge Ronald Culpepper Juror Phone Scam
At least two Seattle residents received the threatening calls from a man identifying himself as a lieutenant for the “Seattle Federal Warrant Division.“ The caller claimed that a warrant had been issued for failure to appear for jury duty and demanded payment of an immediate $500 fine.
These calls are bogus.  
For more details on the Seattle calls
Juror scams in the Pierce County Area
Juror Scams around the country

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Superior Court Employee Recognition Banquet Doorprize Committee

Superior Court provides a gift basket to be used as a door prize at the Pierce County Employee Recognition Banquet. The theme for this year's basket is "Ride the Rails", all items in the basket and the "basket" itself are related to trains. Members of the committee are pictured above from left to right: Judge Hogan, Judge Arend, Commissioner Foley, Judge Culpepper, Dan Vessels, Connie Mangus, and Judge Martin. 

Myths and Misperceptions about Courts
Do you wonder who the courts work for? Who can give you legal advice? To find out the answer to these and other questions check out this video - Myths and Misperceptions About the Washington Courts.

South Korean Delegates visit Pierce County Drug Court
On May 6th 2014 Pierce County Drug Court was visited by 20 Korean Delegates.  Our Drug Court will be serving as a model for the Korean government to learn more about how our court system helps non-violent offenders with drug addictions by offering a therapeutic drug treatment program.   For a video or the full story.

Juror Appreciation Week

New Criminal Division Presiding Judge (CDPJ) Protocols

New Mandatory Impact on Children Seminar Offered for Non-Parental Custody Petitioners

Changes to Ex Parte Procedure

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