Department 3

Judge Clary

Raymond F. Clary


Department 3
Courtroom 405
Title: Superior Court Judge
Phone: 509-477-4704


• Current Assignment: Trial Judge
• Appointed: 2014 
 
Judicial Assistant:  Ali Myers 509-477-4704
Court Reporter:  Becky Weeks 509-477-4416

 

Career Highlights


• Civil Litigation, 1983 - 2014
• Partner, Etter, McMahon, Lamberson, Clary & Oreskovich P.S.
• Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent
• Washington State Super Lawyers: Civil Litigation
• AVVO Superb 10.0 our of 10.0 Rating
• Martin Luther King, Jr. Family Outreach Center Community Impact Award
• Washington State Bar Association Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation
• Spokane County Bar Volunteer Lawyers Program Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award

Professional Affiliations, Committees


• Washington State Bar Association
• Idaho State Bar Association (former)
• Federal Bar Association (former)
• American Bar Association (former)
• Spokane County Bar Association
• Municipal Court Judge (Pro Tem), City of Medical Lake, 1992
• WSBA Legislative Committee, 2003 - 2008
• WSBA Court Rules & Procedures Committee, 2003 - 2006

Civic Involvement 


• Pro Bono work with students who have Washington Interscholastic Activities Association eligibility issues
• Consultant to National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth in respect to administrative procedure, constitutional rights, and activities eligibility
• Volunteers of America: Pro Bono Counsel for litigation issues with its multiple social service entities, including Crosswalk, Hope House and Alexandria's House
• Morning Star Boys' Ranch, Advisory Director, 1994 to 2007
• Youth Football Coach, Pop Warner, YMCA, and Spokane Youth Sports Association
• Founder of Free Football Mini Camp, Grades 5th through 8th

Education


• Eastern Washington University, B.A. - magnum cum laude, 1979
         President's Honor Roll and National Dean's List
• Gonzaga University Law School J.D. - cum laude, 1983
         Thomas More Scholar  1980 - 1983
         Associate Editor Gonzaga Law Review