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November 22, 2016

Notice of potential vacancy in Skagit County District Court

Skagit County anticipates a vacancy in District Court Judge Position 2, potentially by the end of November 2016. Pursuant to Washington State law, the Board of County Commissioners has the authority and responsibility to appoint a qualified person to fill any District Court Judge vacancies.

The Board of County Commissioners will accept applications to fill the potential vacancy from Nov. 23, 2016, through Dec. 2, 2016, from qualified lawyers admitted to practice law in the state of Washington. Applicants must also be registered voters in Skagit County to be eligible for appointment. Applicants are strongly encouraged to promptly submit the Uniform Judicial Evaluation Questionnaire and Waiver & Authorization to Release Information, along with a brief resume.

The questionnaire, waiver and other information are available online at Applications must be completed and submitted by 4 p.m. Dec. 2, 2016, to the Skagit County Commissioners' Office:

Skagit County Human Resources
1800 Continental Pl.
Mount Vernon, WA 98273

The Board of County Commissioners anticipates filling the District Court Judge Position 2 vacancy by mid-December 2016, with an anticipated effective appointment date of January 1, 2017.  If you have questions, please email Donnie LaPlante at or call 360-416-1382.