Judge Michael Evans
312 SW First Avenue Kelso Washington 98626
January 2011 - present.
Judge Michael Evans graduated with a Bachelors of Arts degree from Brigham Young University and received his law degree from Seattle University School of Law (cum laude).
Judge Evans previously served as a deputy prosecuting attorney for Cowlitz County in both criminal and civil matters and practiced privately in criminal defense, family law, and civil litigation.
As District Court judge, with the support of many community members, he created and ran Cowlitz County's first mental health court.
Judge Evans serves as Chair of the Ethics Committee of the Superior Court Judges Association, a member of the Ethics Advisory Committee, faculty for the Washington State Judicial College, and a commissioner of the Washington State Supreme Court's Gender and Justice Commission.
Judge Evans serves as Assistant Presiding Judge for 2019-2020.
Judge Evans is available to speak to your classroom, civic group, or community group. Please contact Michelle Honey to schedule a time convenient for you.
Judicial Assistant: Michelle Honey - HoneyM@co.cowlitz.wa.us - 360.577.3070