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Judge David Christie


A graduate of the Seattle University Law School, as of 2019 Judge David Christie has served for 16 years as a judge in King County District Court (KCDC). Prior to joining the bench, he practiced both civil and criminal law for 14 years, representing numerous clients at every level of Washington’s trial courts.

In the courtroom, Judge Christie is committed to providing an accessible forum for the fair, efficient and understandable resolution of civil and criminal cases while maintaining an atmosphere of respect for the dignity of all individuals. He says that much of his success on the bench is due to KCDC’s “team of talented, experienced and highly motivated clerks.”