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312 SW First Avenue
Kelso Washington 98626


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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).

Prior to taking the bench, 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.

Outside of court, Judge Evans serves as Chair of the Superior Court Judges Association Ethics Committee, a member of the Ethics Advisory Committee, ethics faculty for the Judicial College, and member of the Commission on Judicial Conduct.

For 2019-2020, Judge Evans serves as Assistant Presiding Judge.

Judge Evans is interested in speaking to your classroom, civic or community group.  Please contact Danyel Paul to schedule a time convenient for you.

Judicial Assistant  Leah Iverson -

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