"Serving on our State Supreme Court has allowed me the ability to combine my love for the law and our great state.

I ask for your support so that I can continue to serve the people of Washington State and ensure thoughtful rulings, based on the law, from our state’s highest court.”

– Justice Susan Owens

Experience That Counts
Before becoming the seventh woman to serve on the Washington State Supreme Court, Susan Owens served nineteen years as a District Court Judge in Western Clallam County. She also served as the Quileute Tribe’s Chief Judge for five years and Chief Judge of the Lower Elwha S’Klallam Tribe for over six years.

Committed To Justice
Passionate about domestic violence issues that impact children, and judicial education in that area, Justice Owens has trained judges nationally from Anchorage to Albuquerque on domestic violence issues, and participated in the writing of the Northwest Tribal Judges Domestic Violence Manual. She has also lectured at the National College of Prosecuting Attorneys’ Domestic Violence Conference and is committed to ongoing efforts in this very important area of law.


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