Department 11

Gregory Sypolt

Gregory D. Sypolt


Department 11
Courtroom 204
Title: Superior Court Judge
Phone: 509-477-6373


• Current Assignment: Chief Criminal Judge
• Elected: Appointed: 1996/Elected 1997; Currently serving 5th term 

Judicial Assistant:  Karen Bachmeier 509-477-6373
Court Reporter:  Amy Wilkins 509-477-3869
 
Career Highlights
• Office of the Public Defender, Spokane County, 1979 -1996
• Superior Court Judge, 1997 to present
• Presiding Judge, Superior Court, 2002-2003

Professional Affiliations, Committees
• Superior Court Judges' Association Trustee, elected April 2007
• Superior Court Judges' Education Committee, Chair - 2002-2004
• Superior Court Judges' Equality and Fairness Committee, 2000 to present
• Instituted "Family Treatment Court", Juvenile Court, 2001
• Coordinator, DSHS Region One "DV/CPS Protocol Project", 2006 to present
• Washington State Judicial College Trustee, 2004 to present
• Washington State Judicial College Deans' Team, 2000-2002
• Member, Minority and Justice Commission of the Supreme Court, 2004 to present
• Coordinator - "Reasonable Efforts Symposia" Region One DSHS, 2001 to present
• Co-chair, Diversity Section of Spokane County Bar Assn., 2004 to present
• Co-chair, Access to Justice Board-Impediments Committee, 2007 to present

Education


• Washington and Jefferson College, B.A., 1971, Pennsylvania
• Gonzaga University Law School, J.D., 1976, Spokane

Civic Involvement


• Rotary
• Volunteers of America
• Career Path Services
• Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Association
• Bloomsday Road Runners Club (handcycle division)
• Interplayers Theatre
• Hispanic Business/Professional Association