General Election: November 3, 2020

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Evan Jones


Whatcom County Superior Court

Position 2

Evan JonesLegal/Judicial Experience
Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Whatcom County Prosecutor’s Office 2010-12, 2013-present; Attorney, Carmichael Clark 2012-13; Judge pro tem, Bellingham Municipal Court 2012-13; Assistant City Attorney, Bellingham City Attorney’s Office 2007-2010.

Other Professional Experience
Adjunct Faculty, Whatcom Community College 2011-present

B.A. Economics (2005), Western Washington University; J.D. (2008), Seattle University School of Law.

Community Service
Whatcom Unified Command COVID 19 Response; Sexual Assault Response 2010-present; Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children Taskforce 2016-present; Domestic Violence Sexual Assault Services Board 2019-present; Legal Trainer -Forensic Nurses 2018,19; Law Enforcement (multi-agency) 2016-present; Whatcom Humane Society 2020; Church Volunteer; Youth Soccer Coach.

Whatcom County is my home. I grew up in Bellingham, attended local schools, and graduated from WWU. My extended family lives here and my wife and I are raising our children here. This is my community.

I work for the people. I started as a lawyer for the City of Bellingham and climbed my way up through Municipal, District, and Juvenile Courts. I now prosecute felony crime in Superior Court, with a focus on seeking justice for survivors of sexual assault. Outside the courtroom, I teach constitutional law at the college, and provide regular legal training to police and community groups. Through this, and time spent as a judge pro tem, I gained invaluable civil, criminal, and judicial experience.

I am grateful for the meaningful endorsements of Whatcom County Judges Matt Elich and David Grant, Bellingham Police Guild, Prosecutor Eric Richey, Sheriff Bill Elfo, Lummi Police Captain Melanie Campos, Whatcom Councilmember Barry Buchanan, Humane Society Director Laura Clark, and many other community leaders.

As your Judge, I will promote equality in the courtroom and serve each of you with compassion and integrity. My commitment is to the people of Whatcom County and I humbly ask for your vote.

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Opponent: James Erb
Candidate ratings:

Cardozo Society
of Washington
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Joint Asian
Judicial Evaluation Committee
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Latina/o Bar Association
of Washington
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Loren Miller Bar Association Qualified *
The LGBT Bar Association
Well Qualified *
Washington State
Veterans Bar Association
Well Qualified *
Washington Women Lawyers Qualified *
Whatcom County
Bar Association
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, Bremerton, WA 98311
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