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Mailing Address:
c/o King County Superior Court
516 3rd Ave, Room C-203
Seattle, WA 98104

Courtroom Number: E-746

Phone: 206-477-1669


Judicial Clerk Bailiff: Manny La Guardia

Department: 1

Assignment: Civil

Judge Bradshaw Biographical Information

Weddings: See below

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Please do not email duplicate, courtesy, judge's working copies of pleadings to Judge Bradshaw's Court.

Trial Preparation

Pretrial Conferences: Pretrial conferences will be scheduled at the court’s discretion depending on the type and length of the case. Not every case will have a pre-trial conference setting.

  • Trial Procedures: Please read the Trial Procedures for Judge Bradshaw's Court.
  • Jury Selection Overview: Please read the Jury Selection Overview for Judge Bradshaw's Court.
  • Voir Dire Questions - Civil: Please read the General Questions on Voir Dire for Civil Trials in Judge Bradshaw's Court.
  • Voir Dire Questions - Criminal: Please read the General Questions on Voir Dire for Criminal Trials in Judge Bradshaw's Court.
  • Witness Examination: Please complete and inform the Court of your length of trial projection/promise by completing the Estimate of Witness Examinations Form.  Also, counsel/parties should be prepared to provide the courtroom clerk with each witness's full name and address just prior to when the witness testifies during trial.
  • Jury Instructions:  Plaintiff will submit a full set of proposed instructions.  Defendant will submit a set that supplements or alters the plaintiff’s instructions.  The balance of the instructions will be considered as ‘agreed’ instructions.  Please use the most recent versions of the Washington Pattern Jury Instructions.
  • Exhibits: Counsel/parties are to deliver trial exhibits to the Judge’s Mailroom one week prior to the trial date and pursuant to the pre-trial order and established procedures. Exhibit List Template.
  • Depositions:  Depositions will be kept by counsel until they are filed during trial.  When they are filed the clerk will open and file stamp them.  Filed depositions will remain in the clerk's custody until trial is completed.
  • Additional Equipment:  The court has a limited amount of equipment (TV/DVD/VCR, Elmo) available for criminal trials.  Please arrange for an outside vendor to provide any of your equipment needs and arrange with the judicial clerk bailiff when to setup the equipment in the courtroom.  Although Department 1's judicial clerk and courtroom clerk are exceedingly accommodating, do not rely on, or direct, either to work your trial equipment or the courtroom lights.

Digital Recorded Courtroom

The court proceedings in Dept 1 are recorded by FTR Gold equipment which digitally records all proceedings. There is no court reporter. Click HERE for information you will need to obtain a CD copy of your hearing from the Clerk's Office.


Timothy Bradshaw would love to officiate your wedding and he is available 7 days a week by appointment.  Please email Judge Bradshaw's bailiff at for availability and fee information.

Accommodations for People with Disabilities

Superior Court follows state and federal standards for making reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities.  If you have a disability and believe you may need an accommodation to fully and equally participate in a particular court proceeding or activity, you may request an accommodation by completing a Request for Reasonable Accommodation Form.  Instructions are included with the form.

Courtroom Art

Washington State Minority and Justice Commission

Sekio Matsumoto:  “Equal Justice"