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Travis Brandt


Chelan County Superior Court

Department 3

Travis BrandtLegal/Judicial Experience: Admitted to practice law in January, 1999. Partner at the Brandt Law Firm, a Wenatchee law office. Former prosecutor for the City of Wenatchee. Extensive court room and trial experience in both civil and criminal matters. Argued numerous cases at the Washington State Division Three Court of Appeals.

Other Professional Experience: United States Air Force Reserve, 1991 to 1998, honorably discharged. Chelan County Superior Court family law guardian ad litem.

Education: Wenatchee High School, 1989. Central Washington University, B.A., 1995, Gonzaga Law School. J.D., 1998.

Community Service: Wenatchee N.C.W. football league coach, 2007-2011. Wenatchee youth baseball coach and youth soccer coach. Volunteer for Wenatchee Wrestling Club.

Statement: If elected Judge in Chelan County Superior Court, I will apply the law and make common sense decisions based upon the law and the facts as presented using my broad foundation of professional experience. I was raised in Chelan County and share the values of the people who live here.

I have experience in Superior Court representing individuals and children in family law matters. I have served as a guardian ad litem in Chelan County Superior Court and have experience investigating child placement issues and making recommendations to the court that are in the best interests of the children involved.

I have a great deal of experience handling criminal law matters and am proud to have served as a prosecutor for the City of Wenatchee. I will make certain that individual rights provided by our State and Federal Constitutions are protected and will hold those found to have violated the law accountable for their actions.

The courtroom can be an intimidating place for those who enter as participants in our justice system. If elected, I will make sure the legal rights of those who enter the courtroom are safeguarded and will treat all who enter with respect and dignity.

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Opponents: Ruth Esparza, Alicia Nakata, Charles Steinberg

Finance report:

Travis Brandt 7/24/2012 $25,056.37
Personal Funds $11,400.00
Loans $2,600.00
Ruth Esparza 7/24/2012 $23,543.81
Loans $1,000.00
Alicia Nakata 7/24/2012 $22,960.56
Personal Funds $7,000.00
Loans $6,500.00
Charles Steinberg 7/24/2012 $17,936.91
Personal Funds $3,475.76
Loans $3,540.10

Media stories:
    July 20, 2012
Wenatchee World   Charles Steinberg: ‘The law is there to hold people accountable’
    July 19, 2012
Wenatchee World   Alicia Nakata: Campaigning to trade one robe for another
    July 18, 2012
Wenatchee World   Ruth Esparza: Hardship, hard work, high hopes for the bench
    July 17, 2012
Wenatchee World   Travis Brandt: Judge candidate feels ready for ‘awesome responsibility’
    July 14, 2012
Wenatchee World   Judge-race poll elevates Nakata, Brandt, P.O. Box 1460, Silverdale, WA  98383
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