Pro tem judge with 15 years of experience in the courtroom as a criminal defense attorney, a state prosecutor and as a pro tem judge. Defended and prosecuted criminal offenses ranging from simple fishing violations to complex murder one cases. Currently presides over arraignments, pretrial and readiness hearings, evidentiary hearings, sentencing and failure to comply hearings in gross misdemeanor and misdemeanor criminal cases. Hears civil matters such as small claims pretrial and trials, contested and mitigation infraction hearings, name changes, anti-harassment and domestic violence protection order proceedings. Reviews and issues search warrants.