Commissioner Pedro Chou

Commissioner Pedro Chou

Legal/Judicial Experience:

  • Pierce County District Court Commissioner, May of 2023-present


Career Highlights:

  • Judge Pro Tempore, Pierce County District Court
  • Interim Policy Analyst, City Manager’s Office, City of Tacoma
  • Lead Prosecuting Attorney, City of Tacoma, 17 years with the City Attorney’s Office
  • Domestic Violence Prosecutor, City of Renton



  • Executive Master of Business Administration, University of Washington, Foster School of Business
  • Juris Doctorate, Seattle University School of Law
  • Bachelor of Arts, double major in Sociology and Society & Justice, University of Washington


Community Service:

  • District and Municipal Court Judges’ Association Therapeutic Courts Committee member
  • District and Municipal Court Judges’ Association Public Outreach Committee member
  • Pierce County District Court Equity and Social Justice Committee member
  • Supporter of Lawyers Helping Hungry Children