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King County Elections
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Renton, WA 98057-2906

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King County Local Voters' Pamphlet

November 4, 2014 General And Special Election

District Court, Southeast Electoral District 
Judge Position No. 6

Matt Williams

Matt Williams

Education: University of Nebraska, B.S. (Economics). University of Nebraska College of Law.
Occupation: District Court Judge


Judge Williams has established himself as a judge with a passion for service and justice who holds offenders accountable for their actions.  He is ranked among the top judges of the Court. 


Judge Williams has been endorsed for reelection by the King County Police Officer’s Guild, Kirkland, Kent, Bothell, and Renton Police Guilds.  He has been endorsed by the Martin Luther King County Labor Council (AFL-CIO).  He is endorsed by the District Court Clerks and Probation Officers (AFSCME Local 21-D), the court professionals who know and understand the functioning of the District Court.  He has received broad bi-partisan support.


He has led the court in implementing low cost technology solutions to improve the efficiency and accessibility of the Court.  He leads training for both the Superior Courts and the Courts of Limited Jurisdiction.   


Judge Williams has been selected repeatedly by US Department of Justice and the US Department of State to lead training for judges, prosecutors, and attorneys around the world to improve justice systems and implement Rule of Law, anti-corruption, and counter-human trafficking initiatives.  He has taught trial practice at Seattle University/University of Puget Sound School of Law since 1991. 

For more information:

PO BOX 1377
AUBURN, WA 98071
(206) 604-0140