Honorable Eric J. Dooyema

District Court Commissioner

  • First Appointed--June 2018
  • Judicial Secretary--509.477.2901

Career Highlights

  • Attorney/Owner, Dooyema Law Office
    • Spokane and Kalispel Tribes – Contract Attorney
    • General/Litigation Practice
  • Attorney, Minnehaha County (SD) Public Defender’s Office
  • Judge Pro Tem -
    • Spokane County District Court
    • Pend Oreille County District Court
    • Stevens County District Court
    • Airway Heights Municipal Court
  • Commissioner Pro Tem –
    • Spokane County Superior Court
  • Administrative Law Judge – State of Washington
  • Professional Athlete Prior to going to Law School – Ask me about it sometime! 

Education

  • J.D., University of South Dakota School of Law
  • B.A., Chemistry and Philosophy, Augustana University (SD)

Professional Affiliations and Committees

  • District and Municipal Judges Association
    • Public Outreach Committee
    • Council on Independent Courts
  • Spokane County Bar Association
    • Past President – Indian Law Section
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • South Dakota State Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Meals on Wheels
  • Second Harvest
  • Pilots and Paws
  • Spokane Soaring Society – Board Member/Volunteer Tow Pilot
  • Serve as Judge for numerous law student competitions at Gonzaga School of Law
  • Guest Speaker – Gonzaga Law School, Practice Management
  • Adjunct – Augustana University

Contact

  • 509.477.2901