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Rob MacDermid

 

Kitsap County Superior Court

Department 7

Rob MacDermid

Legal/Judicial Experience: Attorney in private practice in Kitsap County for 30 years. Over 20 years service as a superior court appointed arbitrator and 6 years experience as a district court judge pro tem.

Other Professional Experience: U. S. Navy Surface Warfare Officer with 6 years of active sea duty & 21 years of U.S. Naval Reserve service. Real estate broker. College instructor.

Education: Miami University, B.S.; Tulsa University, J.D.; U.S. Naval War College.

Community Service: Silverdale Rotary Club, Member & Past President; CK Community Campus Chair; Literacy Council, Tutor; United Way, Director; Kitsap County Board of Freeholders; Silverdale Noon Lions Club, Past President.

Statement: Rob MacDermid, if elected, is committed to ensuring that all persons who appear before him in court are treated with courtesy, fairness, impartiality & respect. With over 30 years of combined experience as a lawyer, Navy veteran, community servant and father, Rob is well prepared to serve as a judge and to achieve this objective in ensuring the rendering of justice.


 
Campaign Web Site: Facebook  
Email: robmacdermidforjudge@gmail.com
 
Opponents: Jennifer Forbes, Bill Houser, Karen Klein
 
Kitsap Sun Department 7 Election Guide: Q&A
 
Candidate ratings and poll:

ORGANIZATION JENNIFER
FORBES
BILL
HOUSER
KAREN
KLEIN
ROB
MacDERMID
Cardozo Society Exceptionally
Well Qualified
* Well
Qualified
*
Joint Asian
Judicial

Evaluation Committee
Exceptionally
Well Qualified
Well Qualified Well
Qualified
*
Kitsap County Bar Ass'n
Members' Preference Poll
1st Choice: 41
2nd Choice: 41
1st Choice: 52
2nd Choice: 37
1st Choice: 2
2nd Choice: 4
1st Choice: 2
2nd Choice: 5
Latina/o Bar Ass'n
of Washington
Exceptionally
Well Qualified
* Well
Qualified
*
Q-Law: The GLBT
Bar Association

of Washington
Well Qualified Well Qualified Exceptionally
Well Qualified
*
Washington
Women Lawyers
Extremely
Well Qualified
Extremely
Well Qualified
Qualified *

Important note! Each of these organizations uses its own standards and rating terms when evaluating candidates; please check their pages for further information. We do not have ratings from all organizations for all candidates, and the reasons vary. Some evaluations may still be in process, or we might not have received them yet; some candidates may not have been offered an opportunity to participate, or they may have declined to participate. Again, please check the organizations' pages for further details.


 

Newspaper endorsements (click paper for details):

NEWSPAPER JENNIFER
FORBES
BILL
HOUSER
KAREN
KLEIN
ROB
MacDERMID
Kitsap Sun    
North Kitsap
Herald
   

 

Finance report:

CANDIDATE UPDATED CONTRIBUTIONS EXPENDITURES
Jennifer Forbes 8/7/2012 $42,585.02
Personal Funds $25,500.00
Loans $5,000.00
$35,221.15
Bill Houser 8/7/2012 $14,288.34
Personal Funds $4,000.00
Loans $4,700.00
$13,347.75
Karen Klein 8/7/2012 $23,660.20
Personal Funds $7,050.00
Loans $5,000.00
$21,903.31
Rob MacDermid 8/7/2012 $5,102.47
Personal Funds $100.00
Loans $1,500.00
$4,467.74

 
Media stories:
    July 20, 2012
Kitsap Sun   Four vying for Superior Court judge bring wide range of backgrounds
    July 11, 2012
Kitsap Sun   Would-be judges suggest ways to speed up legal process

 
 

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