Department 9

John Cooney

John O. Cooney


Department 9
Courtroom 305
Title: Superior Court Judge
Phone: 509-477-5784
[email protected]


• Current Assignment: Plea / Broker Judge 
• Elected: 2012; Currently serving 2nd term

Judicial Assistant:  Jean Gerrells 509-477-5784
Court Reporter:  Korina Kerbs 509-477-4411
 

Career Highlights


• Trial Judge, 2014-2017
• Family Law Judge, 2013-2014 
• Elected, Judge of the Spokane County Superior Court, 2012
• Presiding Judge of Spokane County Veteran's Court, 2011-2012
• Elected, Judge of the Spokane County District Court, 2006-2013
• Attorney in Private Practice Law, 2000-2006
• Adjunct  Professor, Gonzaga University, 2015-present


Professional Affiliations, Committees


• Superior Court Judges' Association, 2013-present
• District & Municipal Court Judges' Association, 2007-2013
• Washington State Bar Association, 2000-present
• Spokane County Bar Association, 2000-present

Education / Personal


• Graduate, Gonzaga University School of Law, JD, 2000
• Graduate, Gonzaga University, BA, 1997
• Graduate, Gonzaga Preparatory High School, 1991

Civic Involvement


• Colbert Autumn Classic Half Marathon
•  Spokane Marathon
• Lilac Bloomsday Association
• Kira's Kloset