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Municipal Court Judge 1

Karli Kristine Jorgensen

Karli Kristine Jorgensen

PO Box 23037

Seattle, WA 98102

(425) 466-0619

Education: University of Washington – BA and JD; Seattle University – Masters Degree in Public Administration
Occupation: Kent Municipal Court Judge

Judge Karli Jorgensen has served as a Kent Municipal Court Judge since 2011 after 18 years as a Judge Pro Tem in the courts of King County. She has spent her entire legal career in public service. Prior to her judicial career, Judge Jorgensen was a prosecutor with expertise in domestic violence. Her proven courtroom experience is an important asset to a community court.


Judge Jorgensen continues to advance innovative approaches to the legal and social challenges facing those involved in the justice system and is proud to serve the citizens of Kent.


Endorsed by: Kent Police Officers Association, Kent Mayor Suzette Cooke and all Kent City Council members; King County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Satterberg; Sheriff John Urquhart; Sen. Karen Keiser; Rep. Tina Orwall; King County Council Member Dave Upthegrove; King County Democrats; 33rd and 47th District Democrats; National Women’s Political Caucus of Washington; more than 110 Washington judges.

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