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John Wulle


Clark County Superior Court

Department 2

This race will be decided in the Primary Election.

John Wulle

Legal/Judicial Experience: Clark County Superior Court Judge, State of Washington; Clark County District Court Judge; Assistant Attorney General, Washington; Public Defender, Vancouver; Prosecuting Attorney's Office, Clark County; Author Paternity Section Family Law Desk Book; Presided over hundreds of jury trials including homicide and high profile trials

Other Professional Experience: Aviation Industry; Community Organizer; VISTA Volunteer

Education: Juris Doctorate: Northwestern School of Law at Lewis & Clark; BA: Political Science, Western Washington University

Community Service: Chair Emeritus, Pearson Field Historical Society; War Memorial and Law Enforcement Memorial Committees; Volunteer for Judges in the Classroom and High School Mock Trial; Lecturer for Sheriff's Citizens Academy

Statement: Judge John Wulle has been a Judge for 15 years, first as a District Court Judge and for the last 12 years on the Superior Court bench. Through these years he has added to his depth of legal knowledge he started with out of law school. He first worked for the Prosecuting Attorney and a public defender. Prior to joining the bench he was an Assistant Attorney General for 14 years. Judge Wulle dealt with children in abuse cases and represented their rights in dependencies and paternity case. Thus he has an understanding of the various areas of law: criminal law, family law, and civil law both as a practicing attorney and a judge. It is important for a judge to have the experience in all areas of the law. Superior Court Judges have a varied case load as well as a large case load. Judge Wulle has the work ethic that is needed on the Clark County Superior Court bench. He is endorsed by law enforcement. Judge has proven that he meets the daily responsibilities to the court and the public to uphold the laws of the State of Washington. Judge Wulle deserves to complete another 4 year term.

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Opponent: David Gregerson

Newspaper endorsements (click paper for details):

The Columbian  


Finance report:

David Gregerson 8/7/2012 $27,259.11
Personal Funds $10,000.00
John Wulle 8/7/2012 $10,275.85 $4,813.83

Media stories:
    August 8, 2012
The Columbian   Judge Wulle dealt stunning loss by Gregerson
    July 16, 2012
The Columbian   Candidates to be judge make cases
The Columbian   Judge Wulle falls in bar association's poll
    July 13, 2012
The Columbian   Judicial race strongly flavored by uproar over judge's style in court
    June 15, 2012
The Columbian   Judge Wulle's conduct hearing delayed, P.O. Box 1460, Silverdale, WA  98383
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