Judges Contact Count: 4
Cowlitz County has 5 approved elected judicial officer positions, however only 4 are currently filled. A fifth position was approved by the Legislature however budgetary challenges have hampered the county filling that position.
Court Commissioners Contact Count: 6
Superior Court Commissioners are appointed by the elected Judges to cover many dockets and trials normally handled by Judges, often covering for Judges who are serving on different management committes, both local and state. Several of the Commissioners have regular calendars and often serve as Pro Tem Judges by agreement of the parties.
Administration Contact Count: 5
Superior Court Administration is responsible for the day to day operations of the Court. Staff serve as Judicial Assistants to the Judges, as well as manage Court Scheduling, Interpreter Sceduling, Bailiffs, and normal management functions for the operation of the Court.
Theraputic (Drug) Courts Contact Count: 5
Cowlitz County has been a leader in the formation of and operation of drug (therapeutic) courts in adult criminal cases, dependency proceedings and in juvenile matters. The County's drug courts have been responsible for returning countless members of our community back to the community as productive, clean and sober individuals.
Juvenile Court Organization Contact Count: 0
Personell who operate and maintain Superior Court Operations at the Juvenile Center
Juvenile Administration Contact Count: 6
Juvenile Court Administration. Including Clerks and Office Staff at the Juvenile Center.
Juvenile Probation Contact Count: 8
Juvenile Probation and Court Services are the Court Staff who supervise minors under the supervision of Juvenile Court and also manage the day to day operation of the Juvenile Court.
Juvenile Detention Contact Count: 4
Juvenile Detention Management Contacts