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Superior Court Spokane County, WA - Department 6

Honorable Salvatore (Sam) F. Cozza

Honorable Salvatore F. Cozza Superior Court Judge
Courtroom Fourth Floor Annex
Current Assignment: Presiding/Juvenile Court Judge

November, 1996

Currently serving 5th term

Judicial Assistant: John Mueller, 509-477-4795
Court Reporter: Tammey McMaster , 509-477-4413
Contact: Superior Court Department 6

 Career Highlights

  • Spokane County District Court Judge, 1991-1997
  • Spokane County Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, 1981-1990

Professional Affiliations, Committees

  • Chair, Superior Court Judges Association Criminal Law & Rules Committee
  • Member, Superior Court Judges Association Legislative Committee
  • Former Member of Board of Governors, District & Municipal Court Judges Association, 1994-1996
  • Former Chair Court Rules Committee District & Municipal Court Judges Association, 1992-1995
  • Member of Time for Trial Task Force, 2002


  • Graduate of Gonzaga Prep, 1973 
  • B.A. History, Gonzaga University, 1977
  • Law Degree, University of Washington, 1980

Civic Involvement, Personal

  • Past President, Spokane-North Lions Club
  • Former Youth and Select soccer coach
  • Member of Gonzaga Prep Board of Directors