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Judge Rebecca C. Robertson


Judge Robertson has been a judge in Federal Way since January 2010.  She is the President of the District and Municipal Court Judges’ Association (DMCJA) and the Chair of the Board of Judicial Administration’s Policy and Planning Committee.  She also currently serves on the Council on Independent Courts, and has served on the DMCJA’s Rules Committee, the Trial Court Security Committee, and was a liaison to the Washington State Bar Association’s (WSBA) Court Rules and Procedures Committee. 

Judge Robertson is the past chair of the WSBA’s Criminal Law Section.  Judge Robertson has written articles and taught courses on Domestic Violence and DUI issues, and is the past chair of the Washington State Bar Association’s Criminal Justice Institute.

Prior to taking the bench in Federal Way, Judge Robertson was a Judge Pro-Tempore, presiding over criminal and civil cases in Bellevue District Court, Redmond District Court, Issaquah District Court, Kirkland Municipal Court, and Issaquah Municipal Court.

As a prosecuting attorney for the Cities of Kent and Seattle, Judge Robertson handled Domestic Violence, DUI, Assault, Theft, and Stalking cases.  Judge Robertson also handled numerous appeals, including to the Washington State Court of Appeals and the Washington State Supreme Court.

Judge Robertson has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Washington and a law degree from Seattle University School of Law.