Superior Court

Superior Court Judges: John M. Meyer, Susan K. Cook, Michael E. Rickert, Dave Needy
Court Administrator: Delilah George

Mission Statement

The mission of Skagit County Superior Court is to deliver fair, prompt, and understandable resolutions of legal disputes. We will provide equal access to justice and treat participants professionally, impartially and respectfully.

Superior Court Handles the Following Cases:

Felony Criminal
Dissolution and Custody
Juvenile Court Proceedings
Paternity Cases/Adoption Matters
Mental Commitment Proceedings


John M. Meyer, Judge
Department 1

Michael E. Rickert, Judge
Department 2

Susan K. Cook, Judge
Department 3

Dave Needy, Judge
Department 4

Court Commissioners

G. Brian Paxton
Karen Lerner

Court Administrator

Delilah George

All court records and documents are maintained in the Skagit County Clerk's Office. Please call that office directly at (360)336-9440 for all related inquiries about the court file.