Seattle Municipal Court Hon. Karen Donohue, Presiding

Judges Bios

Hon. Karen Donohue, Presiding
Hon. Anita Crawford-Willis
Hon. Adam Eisenberg
Hon. Willie Gregory
Hon. C. Kimi Kondo
Hon. Edward McKenna
Hon. Damon Shadid

Seattle Municipal Court Judges

Honorable Adam Eisenberg

Honorable Adam Eisenberg


  • University of Colorado, Boulder, B.S. Journalism
  • University of Washington School of Law, J.D. With Honors

Career Professional Experience
Legal Positions

  • Judge, Municipal Court of Seattle, 2017-Present
  • Co-Director, Seattle Youth Traffic Court, 2015-Present
  • Magistrate, Municipal Court of Seattle, 2011-2016
  • Judge Pro Tempore, Municipal Court of Seattle, 2004-2016
  • Court Commissioner, Municipal Court of Seattle, 2004-2011
  • Commissioner Pro Tempore, King County Superior Court, 2010-2011
  • Senior Trial Attorney, Allstate Insurance Co., 1999-2004
  • Assistant City Attorney, Seattle City Attorney, 1993-1999
  • Special Deputy Prosecutor, King County Prosecuting Attorney, 1992-1993
  • Summer Associate, Davis Wright Tremaine, Seattle WA, 1991

  Teaching Positions

  • Adjunct Professor, Museology Graduate Program, University of Washington, 2011-Present


Career Affiliations and Committees
Past and Present

  • Washington State Bar Association
  • King County Bar Association
  • District and Municipal Court Judges Association
  • QLaw Bar Association


  • To be added

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