The Superior Court of Spokane County is organized into as many departments as there are Judges authorized by law. Each departmental Judge employs a full-time judicial assistant and court reporter. Eight full-time Court Commissioners are employed by the court. Seven Court Commissioners preside over and decide matters in various divisions such as Civil, Juvenile, Civil Mental Health, and Adoptions. We also have one Criminal Commissioner that presides over adult felony matters. Spokane County has 13 departments (12-funded), 12 Judges and 8 Court Commissioners.