Spokane County
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Spokane, WA 99260
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Civil Court

Honorable Salvatore (Sam) F. Cozza Presiding Judge

Superior Court Presiding Judge responsibilities include:

  • Administrative Management of the Superior Court
  • Oversees Civil Case Assignments
  • Temporary Restraining Orders 
  • Injunctions
  • Lower Court Appeals
  • Civil Motions on non-assigned cases
  • Trials

Learn more about the Presiding Superior Court Judge.


Plea/Sentencing Court

Honorable Linda G. Tompkins Judge

Superior Court Plea/Sentencing Judge responsibilities include:

  • Unlawful Detainer Show Cause Hearings 
  • CR 12 Dismissal Hearings
  • Criminal Pleas and Sentencings
  • Criminal Motion Hearings
  • Criminal Restitution Hearings
  • Trials
    Learn more about the Plea/Sentencing Court Judge

Current Trial Judge Assignments

Dept. 1 - Hon. Annette S. Plese
Dept. 2 - Hon. James M. Triplet
Dept. 4 - Hon. Kathleen M. O'Connor
Dept. 5 - Hon. Michael P. Price
Dept. 8 - Hon. Harold D. Clarke III
Dept. 9 - Hon. John O. Cooney


The Civil Court Coordinator is responsible for the management of the Mandatory Arbitration Program and assignment of civil cases to IC Court Departments.


You may view the Superior Court Calendar and Case Assignments by Date and the Daily Court Room Assignments.