Superior Court Department 7

Department 7


  • Judge

    : Honorable Jerry Costello
  • Elected / Appointed

    : January 14, 2013

Education


  • California Western School of Law, 1983, Magna Cum Laude

Career Highlights


  • Juvenile Court Presiding Judge, 2017
  • Criminal Division Presiding Judge, 2015
  • LT, U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps, 1983-1987
  • Civil litigator, Bogle & Gates, Seattle, 1987-1989
  • Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, 1989-2013
  • Chief Criminal Deputy 2001-2008

Professional Affiliations, Committees


  • Master-Emeritus, Robert J. Bryan Inn of Court
  • Instructor, National Advocacy Center, 2001-2009
  • Various Pierce County law-related committees

Civic Involvement


  • Life Center Church, Tacoma
  • USSF licensed soccer referee
  • Puget Sound Fly-Fishers Club

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