Department 6

Salvatore Cozza
Salvatore (Sam) F. Cozza
Department 6
Courtroom 301
Title: Superior Court Judge
Phone: 509-477-4795


• Current Assignment: Presiding/Juvenile Court Judge
• Elected: November, 1996; Currently serving 5th term

Judicial Assistant:  John Mueller 509-477-4795
Court Reporter:  Tammey McMaster 509-477-4413

Career Highlights
• Spokane County District Court Judge, 1991-1997
• Spokane County Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, 1981-1990

Professional Affiliations, Committees


• Chair, Superior Court Judges Association Criminal Law & Rules Committee
• Member, Superior Court Judges Association Legislative Committee
• Former Member of Board of Governors, District & Municipal Court Judges Association, 1994-1996
• Former Chair Court Rules Committee District & Municipal Court Judges Association, 1992-1995
• Member of Time for Trial Task Force, 2002

Education
• Graduate of Gonzaga Prep, 1973
• B.A. History, Gonzaga University, 1977
• Law Degree, University of Washington, 1980

Civic Involvement, Personal


• Past President, Spokane-North Lions Club
• Former Youth and Select soccer coach
• Member of Gonzaga Prep Board of Directors