Linda C. Krese

Title: Superior Court Judge
Phone: 425-388-3954

Honorable Linda C. KreseThe Honorable Linda C. Krese graduated from the University of Denver with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History.  She earned her J.D. from the Boston University School of Law in 1978.  After graduating from law school, Judge Krese spent a year working as an associate with a small Colorado law firm.  In 1979, she moved to Washington State and subsequently took a position as deputy prosecuting attorney in Kitsap County.  In 1983, Judge Krese accepted a position with the Washington Attorney General’s Office where she worked in the revenue and the torts divisions.  In 1986, Judge Krese became the lead torts attorney with the Snohomish County Prosecutor’s Office.  She was appointed to the Snohomish County Superior Court bench in 1994.  She is currently serving her second term as Presiding Judge having previously served from 2000 to 2002.  Judge Krese also served as the Assistant Presiding Judge 2002-2006 and in 2015.  She has chaired the Snohomish County Superior Court Operations Committee and been the Snohomish County Superior Court Chief Juvenile and Family Law Judge.  At the state level, she has served on the Superior Court Judges Association Board of Trustees, the Board for Judicial Administration, chaired the Pattern Forms Committee, and is presently a representative for the Superior Court on the Pattern Instructions Committee.


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