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Christine Quinn-Brintnall


Washington Court of Appeals

Division II, District One, Position 3

This candidate is running unopposed.

Christine Quinn-Brintnall

Legal/Judicial Experience: Twelve years experience as a Court of Appeals judge, elected by the voters in 2000 and 2006. Has written more than 1,000 opinions. Elected by her colleagues in 2012 as Presiding Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals, representing all three divisions in the state (Tacoma, Seattle, and Spokane).

Other Professional Experience: Experienced trial and appellate attorney: worked as a deputy prosecutor for 20 years on criminal and civil cases.

Education: B.A., The Evergreen State College. J.D., University of Puget Sound School of Law.

Community Service: Emergency Food Network, Read2Me tutoring, Tacoma Youth Symphony, YWCA, Rotary and church projects.

Statement: Raised in Astoria, Oregon, Judge Quinn-Brintnall has lived in Pierce County since 1973. She believes that our judges should be independent from politics, knowledgeable in criminal and civil law, and have extensive trial and appeals experience.

Above all, she believes that the role of the Court of Appeals is not to make policy but to apply and interpret the laws made by the legislature.

Judge Q-B says: Thank you very much, Voters, for allowing me to serve the public on the Court of Appeals. I will continue to work hard to keep your trust.

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