Judges & Administration

Below is a quick reference for District Court judges and departments. Click on a Judge's name for more information. For more contact information, please visit the Staff Directory.

Judges, Courtrooms & Assignments

Dep
Judge & Assignment
Courtroom
Phone Number
Dept.1 Judge Vance Peterson Courtroom 2 - Public Safety Building 509-477-2964
  Presiding Judge, Arraignment/Jail, Veterans Court    
Dept.2
Judge Jeffrey R. Smith
Civil, Small Claims, Valley Court, Arraignment/Jail
Courtroom 202 - Broadway Center Building
509-477-2959
Dept.3
Judge Donna Wilson
Criminal Case Names H - O, DUI ISTC Court
Courtroom 6- Public Safety Building
509-477-2957
Dept 4
Judge Patti Connolly Walker
Courtroom 4- Public Safety Building 509-477-2971
  Domestic Violence Court & Civil Protection Orders    
Dept.5
Vacant
Civil, Small Claims and Name Changes
Courtroom 203- Broadway Center Building
509-477-2965
Dept.6
Judge Debra Hayes
Criminal Case Names A - G
Courtroom 5- Public Safety Building
509-477-2963
Dept.7
Judge Aimee Maurer
Civil, Small Claims, Mental Health Court
Courtroom 1 - Public Safety Building
509-477-2961
Dept.8
Judge Richard Leland
Criminal Case Names P - Z
Courtroom 3- Public Safety Building
509-477-2960

District Court Administration

Title
Name Phone Number
District Court Administrator
John C. Witter
[email protected]
509-477-2942
Clerk of District Court
Sherri Hansen
[email protected]
509-477-2947
Probation Manager
Shannon Koutecky
[email protected]
509-477-2613
Mental Health Court Manager
Barbie Folden
[email protected]
509-477-2283
Judicial Operations Manager
Susan Borrows
[email protected]
509-477-2903
Office Manager
Ronda Ingram
[email protected]
509-477-3856

District Court Clerks / Probation

Department Building Phone Number
District Court Clerks
Public Safety Building
509-477-4770
District Court Civil
Broadway Center Building
509-477-4770, ext. 8
District Court Probation
Public Safety Building
509-477-4751