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Superior Court Spokane County, WA - Department 12

Honorable Ellen Kalama Clark

Honorable Ellen Kalama Clark
Superior Court Judge
 Courtroom 400
Current Assignment:    ECR/Drug Court Judge

Gubernatorial Appointment 1999

Currently serving 5th term

Judicial Assistant: Tracy Pilkinton, 509-477-6006
Court Reporter: Jennifer Boyd, 509-477-4419
Contact: Superior Court Department 12

 Career Highlights

  • Spokane County Superior Court Commissioner, 1993-1999 
  • Presiding Judge, 2006-2007 
  • State Judicial College faculty, 2006-2008

Professional Affiliations, Committees

  • Superior Court Judges Association 
  • SCJA Family and Juvenile Law Committee, 2003-2005 
  • Spokane County Bar Association 
  • Chair, Spokane County Superior Court Family Law Guardian Ad Litem Committee, 2000 to present


  • University of Hawaii at Manoa, BA in English, 1977 
  • Gonzaga University School of Law, JD, 1982

Civic Involvement

  • Pacific Islander Association