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Ann Danieli


King County Superior Court

Position 53

This race will be decided in the Primary Election.

Ann Danieli

Current Occupation/Employer: Superior Court Judge Pro Tem in King County Juvenile Court. Attorney for 26 years with extensive trial experience.

Education: Seattle University School of Law, 1982; University of California at Santa Cruz, 1978.

Legal/Judicial Experience: Superior, District, & Municipal Court Judge Pro Tem. 26 years of legal experience as an attorney practicing in Superior, District & Municipal Courts.

Family: Seattle resident for 26 years.

Significant Career Experience: As a Superior Court Judge Pro Tem in King County Juvenile Court, Ann Danieli has earned a well deserved reputation for her sound legal judgment, courtroom temperament and fair application of the law.

Candidate Statement: Ann Danieli has the judicial experience and extensive knowledge of the law we need on the Superior Court Bench.

As a Superior Court Judge Pro Tem, Ann Danieli has earned the respect of her colleagues because of her firm but fair treatment of all those who appear in her Courtroom. As a Judge Pro Tem, Ann has clearly demonstrated her thorough knowledge, and application of the law and her proven ability to treat all sides fairly.

Ann Danieli has also made important contributions to our community through her involvement working with troubled youth, pro bono legal representation and her work on committees confronting Domestic Violence.

Ann Danieli has the judicial experience, temperament, and knowledge of the law that we need from our Judges.

With her trusted judgment and commitment to our community, and her endorsements from leaders throughout King County, Ann Danieli will bring immediate credibility and experience to the Superior Court Bench.

On August 19, 2008 please vote for Ann Danieli for the King County Superior Court Position #53.

Official web site:  
Opponent: Mariane Spearman
Questionnaire response: For King County Bar Association
For King County Democrats
For Municipal League of King County

Candidate ratings:

King County
Bar Association
Well Qualified
Well Qualified
Joint Asian
Judicial Evaluation Committee
Well Qualified Exceptionally
Well Qualified
Latina/o Bar Association
of Washington
Well Qualified
Well Qualified
Loren Miller Bar Association Exceptionally
Well Qualified
Well Qualified
Municipal League
of King County
Very Good Outstanding
GLBT Bar Association of Washington
Well Qualified Exceptionally
Well Qualified
Washington Women Lawyers Highly Qualified *

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Newspaper endorsements (click paper for details):

Seattle P-I  
Seattle Times  
The Stranger  

Finance report:

(Click a dollar figure for detailed data from the Public Disclosure Commission. Note that summary numbers here might not match detailed data for various reasons.)

Ann Danieli 07/25/2008 $52,209.29 $51,797.76
Mariane Spearman 07/25/2008 $45,396.14 $41,372.67

Media stories:
    August 9, 2008
NW Asian Weekly   Spearman cuts up the stereotypes, P.O. Box 1460, Silverdale, WA  98383
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