Judge Millie M. Judge was elected to the Superior Court bench in 2012. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Washington in 1987 and earned her law degree from Pepperdine University School of Law in California in 1990. She is admitted to practice in both the States of Washington and California. Prior to joining the court, she served as an administrative law judge for three years as the Snohomish County Hearing Examiner, and spent 11 years as a member of the Civil Division of the Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. She also worked in private practice at Ogden Murphy Wallace and has owned her own law practice and an environmental consulting firm. At the start of her career, she served in the Thurston County Prosecutor’s Office, Civil Division and clerked for Chief Justice Fred H. Dore on the Washington State Supreme Court.
Prior to her election to the court, Judge Judge was Chair of the WSBA’s Environmental and Land Use Law Section; she served as an elected Commissioner and Vice Chair of Snohomish County Fire District No. 1, and served on the board of directors of SNOCOM, the 911 Dispatch service provider for south Snohomish County. Judge Judge currently serves on the finance committee of the international board of directors of the Starlight Children’s Foundation, a nonprofit organization serving seriously ill children and their families, and was previously Board President of the Washington State Chapter.