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Northeast Electoral District

Judge Position No. 4

Kevin Peck

Kevin Peck

P.O. BOX 27113


Education: J.D., University of Oregon; B.A., Northern Illinois University
Occupation: King County District Court Judge

Judge Kevin Peck was unanimously appointed to the bench by the King County Council in December 2019. Prior to his appointment, he served as a pro tem judge on the King County District Court for more than 25 years.

Transparency, integrity, and fairness are central to Judge Peck’s work on the District Court. He strives to deliver just and equitable decisions, while ensuring that defendants understand the legal process and the choices available to them.


Judge Peck practiced as a trial lawyer in King County for more than three decades, representing clients in employment discrimination, civil rights, and federal criminal cases. His legal accomplishments include: successfully pursuing a case through the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold free speech rights; serving as chair on the Washington State Bar Association’s Civil Rights Committee; and serving as a board member of the Washington Community Action Network for over 30 years.


An extensive list of community groups and civic leaders endorsed Judge Peck, including more than 60 Superior Court and District Court judges; King County Executive Dow Constantine; King County Councilmember Claudia Balducci; and the King County Democrats, as well as the 1st, 5th, 41st, 45th, and 48th Legislative District Democrats.

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