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Superior Court Spokane, WA - Court Commissioner 1

Commissioner Steven N. Grovdahl 

Commissioner Steven N. Grovdahl          
Family Law Center       
Juvenile Court

Appointed:  09/08/1998 

Career Highlights

  • Sole practitioner, 1975-1991
  • Partner in Taft, Mackin, Grovdahl, Henault & Hancock, P.S., 1991-1998
  • Served as Superior and District Court Commissioner Pro Tem, 1989-1998
  • Frequent presenter of CLE and CJE programs on Family and Juvenile Law
  • Instructor at Spokane Community College 

Professional Affiliations, Committees

  • SCJA Family and Juvenile Law Committee, 1999 to present
  • SCJA Probate and Guardianship Committee
  • Washington State Judicial College faculty member, 2006 to present 


  • Graduate of Washington State University, 1970
  • Graduate of Gonzaga University, 1975 

Civic Involvement

  • Habitat for Humanity volunteer
  • Member of Kiwanis
  • Jaycees; served on a number of citizen committees with Mead School District
  • Served as board member of local credit union
  • Spokane County Bar Association Trustee 

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