Honorable Jennifer Fassbender

District Court Judge, Department 5, Courtroom BCB 203
  • Current Assignment – Civil, Small Claims and Name Changes
  • First Elected – November 2018
  • Judicial Assistant – Laurie Stewart, 509-477-2901
  • Judicial Secretary -
Career Highlights
  • Presiding Judge, Airway Heights Municipal Court, 2009-2018
  • Attorney, Cooney Law Offices, P.S., 2002-2018
  • Pro Tem Judge –
    • Spokane County District Court
    • Spokane Municipal Court
    • Pend Oreille County District Court
    • Lincoln County District Court
    • Medical Lake Municipal Court
Professional Affiliations & Committees
  • District & Municipal Court Judges Association
  • Board Secretary/Treasurer, 2018 – Present
  • Nominating Committee Member, 2018 – Present
  • General Member, 2009 - Present
  • Spokane County Law & Justice Council
  • Council Member, 2014 – 2018
  • Co-Chair, Performance Measures Subcommittee, 2014-2018
  • DMCJA Judicial College, Presenter, 2014-2017
  • Spokane County Bar Association, 2004 – Present
  • Washington State Bar Association, 2004 – Present
  • Federal Bar Association, 2005 – 2010
Education
  • J.D., Gonzaga University School of Law
  • B.S., Criminal Justice, Seattle University
Civic Involvement
  • Spokane Americans Youth Hockey Association
  • Spokane South Little League
  • Boy Scouts (Law Merit Badge Counselor) and Cub Scouts
  • Northwest Second Harvest