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Andrea Robertson


King County Superior Court

Position 13

Andrea Robertson
Legal/Judicial Experience
22 years representing over 1,500 ordinary people in our courts with both felony and misdemeanor charges, victims of domestic violence seeking protection, and civil class actions.

Other Professional Experience
Advanced Trial Advocacy Instructor, UW School of Law. Lecturer on jury selection and trial strategies. Designated a “Super Lawyer” by Thomson Reuters.

B.A., Eastern Washington University (1995); J.D., University of Washington School of Law (1998); Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College (2004); Certificate of Forensics, UW Extension (1999).

Community Service
Volunteer coach in public high school debate and Mock Trial. Pro bono representation of marginalized defendants. Proud supporter of Mary’s Place, helping homeless women and families.

We need smart, fair, compassionate, experienced judges. Andrea Robertson is ready to fill this open seat on day one. She is uniquely qualified: vast experience forged by thousands of hours in the courtroom, compassion for people in crisis, and extensive knowledge of the law.

Andrea respects all who need access to justice. She helps those facing serious life struggles, including mental health issues and addictions. A skillful mediator and negotiator, Andrea finds practical and efficient solutions to legal problems. A small business owner and mother, Andrea knows firsthand the struggles facing working families.

Andrea fights to see justice prevail in the most challenging circumstances; attacking police misconduct, challenging inaccurate scientific evidence, and demanding government accountability. She has also been the voice for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and harassment.

Andrea has earned endorsements from community leaders, civil and criminal lawyers, prosecutors and police officers. Over 60 experienced and respected trial judges have endorsed Andrea because they know what kind of experience the court requires and what our community needs. You can trust their judgment. During this critical time for our democracy, we must elect independent, intelligent, and brave judges. Experience Matters. See for a full list of endorsements.

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Opponent:  Hillary Madsen
Candidate ratings and recommendations:

Cardozo Society
of Washington
* Exceptionally
Well Qualified
Joint Asian
Judicial Evaluation Committee
Qualified Well Qualified
King County Bar Association Qualified Well Qualified
Latina/o Bar Association
of Washington
Well Quallified Exceptionally
Well Qualified
Loren Miller Bar Association Qualified Well Qualified
The LGBT Bar Association
Well Qualified Exceptionally
Well Qualified
Washington State
Veterans Bar Association
* Exceptionally
Well Qualified
Washington Women Lawyers * Exceptionally
Well Qualified

* No rating available (yet).

Progressive Voters Guide   Recommended
Seattle Metropolitan
Elections Committee

Newspaper endorsements (click paper for details):

The Stranger  

 , Bremerton, WA 98311
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