Superior Court Department 15

Department 15


  • Judge

    : Honorable Gretchen Leanderson
  • Elected / Appointed

    : November 7, 2014

Education


  • University of Puget Sound School of Law, JD 1987
  • University of Washington, B.A., 1981

Career Highlights


  • Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney's Office 1987 - 1988
  • Washington State Attorney General's Office 1988 - 2014
    • Tacoma Division Chief 2007 - 2014

Professional Affiliations, Committees


  • Superior Court Judges' Association
  • Seattle University Law School Alumni Board
  • American Inns of Court, Robert J. Bryan Chapter XXVI
  • Washington Women Lawyers Member 1988 - present
    • Pierce County Co-President 2011 - 2012
    • State Board Treasurer 2012 - 2014
  • Washington State Bar Association
    • Chair, Professionalism Committee 2011 - 2012
  • Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association

Civic Involvement

 
  • Board, Fuch's Foundation
  • Lawyers Helping Hungry Children
  • YWCA of Pierce County
  • Habitat for Humanity

Awards

 
  • Legacy Award 2016, Washington Women Lawyers
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