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Commissioners seek applicants for District Court Judge4/20/2017

​The Kitsap County Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants for the position of District Court Judge Department #4.  This position will become vacant upon the retirement of Judge Stephen J. Holman on June 30, 2017. Judge Holman has served since 2006.

Those wishing to apply may submit a packet that includes four copies each of a letter of interest, brief resume and completed Uniform Judicial Evaluation Questionnaire, which can be found on the Governors' website ( under "judicial appointments." Applicants for the Kitsap County District Court Judge position are not required to fill out section 13 of the Judicial Evaluation Questionnaire. Applicants must be registered voters of Kitsap County and admitted to practice law in the state of Washington. 

After an initial screening, interviews are tentatively scheduled for mid-May with an appointment anticipated the first week of June. 

The deadline for applications is 4:30 p.m., Friday, May 12, 2017. Submissions should be delivered to the Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners, located on the fourth floor of the County Administration Building, 619 Division Street, Port Orchard or submitted by mail to the Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners, 614 Division Street, MS-4, Port Orchard, WA 98366.

For more information, contact Dana Daniels, Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners, at (360) 337-7080 or

More information about Kitsap County District Court is available at


Contact: Rebecca Pirtle, Commissioners' Office, 360.337.4650 or

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