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Posted on: July 5, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Court Commissioner Sabrina Ahrens appointed to Judge

Pierce County Superior Court is pleased to announce that Court Commissioner Sabrina Ahrens has accepted an offer from Governor Inslee to fill the soon-to-be vacant position left by Judge Susan Serko, who is retiring on August 31st.  Commissioner Ahrens has been with Superior Court since April of 2017.  She has served as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for Pierce County and has also served as a Pro Tem Judge in Olympia and Lakewood Municipal Courts.  In addition to her legal work, she is very involved in Community organizations, including the March of Dimes, which she served as Vice Chair of the South Sound Board of Directors.  She has also served as an officer of the Pierce County Minority Bar Association.  Her swearing in ceremonies will be set at a later date.

Please join us in welcoming Commissioner Ahrens to her new role as Judge within the Pierce County Superior Court family.  Her first day on the bench will be in early September.

The press release from Governor Inslee’s office can be found using the following link:

Pierce County Superior Court is the second largest Superior Court in the State of Washington and is proud to serve the citizens and visitors of Pierce County.  The Court is staffed with 22 Judges and 9 Commissioners.  There are three sites where court is held; the County City Building at 930 Tacoma Ave S Tacoma, Remann Hall Juvenile Court at 5501 6th Ave Tacoma, and Western State Hospital at 9601 Steilacoom Blvd SW, Lakewood.  For more information, please visit our website at


Media Contact:

Chris Gaddis, Superior Court Administrator

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