Superior Court Department 21

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  • Judge

    : Honorable Clarence Henderson, Jr.
  • Elected / Appointed

    : March 20. 2020

Education


  • B.A., Norfolk State University, 1999
  • J.D., Regent University School of Law, 2004

Career Highlights


  • Appointed by Governor Jay Inslee, March 20, 2020
  • Pierce County Superior Court Commissioner (January 2019-March 2020)
  • Department of Assigned Counsel (January 2006-December 2018)

Professional Affiliations, Committees


  • SCJA Equality and Fairness Committee (Co-Chair)
  • SCJA Family Juvenile Law Committee
  • Washington State Bar
  • Family Law Committee
  • Juvenile Court Executive Committee
  • Commissioner Evaluation Committee

Board & Civic Involvement


  • Washington State Human Rights Commission, Commissioner, (2012-2019)
  • International Association of Official Human Rights Agencies, Board Member, (2017-2018)
  • Western Juvenile Defender Center, Advisory Board (2017-2018) 
  • Tacoma Urban League Young Professionals, National Initiatives Coordinator, (2011-2013)
  • Washington Safe Babies State Advisory Board Member
  • Tacoma Rotary 8
  • Hon. Robert J. Bryan Inn of Court
Judge Henderson