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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3 weeks ago

Judge Laura Riquelme

Here's a Throwback Thursday all the way back to last Wednesday. I had an excellent visit with an engaged group of teens at the Sedro-Woolley Boys and Girls Club. We discussed careers in the legal field and I answered their many questions about court and the types of cases I've handled as an attorney and a judge.Skagit County Superior Court Judge Laura Riquelme stopped by to visit the #WoolleyTeens as this year's final Career Launch guest speaker. Laura spoke about her own career as well as discussing the career plans of members. The Teens had a lot of questions for Judge Riquelme and she answered all of them thoroughly and patiently. Thanks for coming and talking to our members, Laura! ... See MoreSee Less

Heres a Throwback Thursday all the way back to last Wednesday. I had an excellent visit with an engaged group of teens at the Sedro-Woolley Boys and Girls Club. We discussed careers in the legal field and I answered their many questions about court and the types of cases Ive handled as an attorney and a judge.Image attachment

The Skagit County Bar Association celebrated Law Day one week early with an inspirational evening of awards for volunteerism and community involvement. Claudia Avendaño Ibarra won the Liberty Bell award for her extensive work in the legal and human services fields. Justice Mary Yu then delivered the keynote address on the importance of a free press and free speech in a free society. Happy early Law Day! ... See MoreSee Less

The Skagit County Bar Association celebrated Law Day one week early with an inspirational evening of awards for volunteerism and community involvement. Claudia Avendaño Ibarra won the Liberty Bell award for her extensive work in the legal and human services fields. Justice Mary Yu then delivered the keynote address on the importance of a free press and free speech in a free society. Happy early Law Day!Image attachmentImage attachment