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Superior Court, Spokane, WA - Department 5

Honorable Michael P. Price

Honorable Michael P. Price Superior Court Judge
Courtroom 307
Current Assignment: Trial Judge


Currently serving 3rd term

Judicial Assistant: Katrinka Dorman, 509-477-4766
Court Reporter: Crystal Hicks, 509-477-4412
Contact: Superior Court Department 5

 Career Highlights

  • Spokane County Superior Court Judge, 2004 to present
  • Presiding Family Law Judge, 2006
  • Chief Criminal Judge, 2007, 2011 
  • Private Practice, 1991-2003
  • Spokane Legal Services, 1990

Professional Affiliations/Committees

  • Superior Court Judges Association
  • SCJA Family & Juvenile Law Committee, 2006-2007
  • Spokane County Bar Association President, 2003
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Spokane County Superior Court Family Law
  • Guardian Ad Litem Committee
  • Spokane County Superior Court Criminal Liaison Committee
  • Spokane County Superior Court I/C Committee, Chair
  • Spokane County Superior Court LFO Committee, Chair 2007
  • Spokane County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Committee


  • B.A. Gonzaga University
  • J.D. Gonzaga University School of Law
  • New England Conservatory of Music Boston, Mass., 1978-1980

Civic Involvement

  • Spokane Symphony Orchestra
  • Associate Concertmaster, 1987-2007
  • Spokane Symphony Orchestra Assistant Concertmaster, 1980-1987
  • Spokane Youth Symphony Music Director/Conductor, 1984-1986
  • Alpha Sigma Nu, 1987 to present