General Election: November 3, 2020

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Brandon Johnson


Walla Walla County Superior Court

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Brandon Johnson

Legal/Judicial Experience
Walla Walla County Superior Court Judge Pro Tem; Former Law Clerk, Washington State Court of Appeals, Division III; Complex litigation and family law matters, specializing in mediation and arbitration since 2015.

Other Professional Experience
Gonzaga Law Review Editor; Past President, Walla Walla County Bar Association.

Walla Walla High School, 1993. Washington State University, 1997, Criminal Justice. Gonzaga University School of Law, 2000, Summa Cum Laude, second in class of 147.

Community Service
Assisted forming Walla Walla County Sheriff's Foundation; Former Board member Liberty Christian School; Former Board member SOS Health Services of Walla Walla; Former AWANA Commander, Trinity Baptist Church; Regular blood donor (67+ units).

I went to law school because I wanted to help people. My practice is devoted to mediation and arbitration. Rather than advocate for a specific client, I am an advocate for amicable solutions. It takes a certain temperament and desire to help people through some of their worst times. This same temperament and desire to help is what I will bring as Superior Court judge.

Superior Court judge is non-partisan. I am independent. I will apply the law to the facts of each case, regardless of who appears before me. I have always tried to treat everyone with respect. I will bring that same attitude--treating everyone equally and with respect.

Superior Court cases are about people. Whether loss of liberty in a criminal case, breakup of a relationship in a family law matter, or loss of financial livelihood in a contractual dispute, all cases are about people. My mediation practice has sharpened my empathy and desire to help people through difficult times.

I have the experience, academic record, and temperament to serve Walla Walla County as a Superior Court judge. I will always work hard and strive to be fair. I pledge to be a judge for everyone.

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Opponent: Michael Mitchell
 , Bremerton, WA 98311
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