Judge Laura Riquelme serves as one of Skagit County’s four Superior Court judges.  Superior Court hears a wide variety of cases, ranging from criminal cases, civil lawsuits, family law, and juvenile law.  She has been honored to serve as a judge on these cases that have significant impacts on the lives of individuals directly named as parties to those cases, their families, and the community as a whole.

 

Judge Riquelme particularly enjoys working with young people to educate them about the legal system and civics.  She also serves on several boards within Skagit County and is active in this community that has given her so much.

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The Washington State Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Bellingham today as part of their traveling court program. As with almost all court proceedings, it's open to the public. I had a chance to attend last night's public reception with the justices at WWU.
chss.wwu.edu/events/washington-state-supreme-court-visit-wwu
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The Washington State Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Bellingham today as part of their traveling court program. As with almost all court proceedings, its open to the public. I had a chance to attend last nights public reception with the justices at WWU. 
https://chss.wwu.edu/events/washington-state-supreme-court-visit-wwu

2 months ago

Judge Laura Riquelme

Superior Court has been a busy place lately. We welcomed our new court commissioner, Heather Shand, to the bench last week. Last night was the county bar's annual State of the Judiciary dinner. Everyone socialized outside the context of court, heard updates from the local courts and the bar association, and celebrated Rob Jones, who was presented with the Hugh Ridgeway award. The award is given each year to a local attorney who exhibits professionalism and excellence in their practice. Congratulations to Commissioner Shand and Rob Jones on their accomplishments! ... See MoreSee Less

Superior Court has been a busy place lately. We welcomed our new court commissioner, Heather Shand, to the bench last week. Last night was the county bars annual State of the Judiciary dinner. Everyone socialized outside the context of court, heard updates from the local courts and the bar association, and celebrated Rob Jones, who was presented with the Hugh Ridgeway award. The award is given each year to a local attorney who exhibits professionalism and excellence in their practice. Congratulations to Commissioner Shand and Rob Jones on their accomplishments!

 

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Congratulations Rob Jones! What an excellent choice!

Congratulations Rob!