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Honorable Daniel L. Stahnke

Department One
Hon. Daniel L. Stahnke
(2011 - present)
(360) 397-2315

A graduate of Northwestern School of Law at Lewis and Clark College. He began a Family Law practice after working 14 years with the Clark County Sheriff's Office. He was appointed Commissioner of Superior Court in January 2007 and appointed as Superior Court Judge in September 2011.

Judge Gregerson

Department Two
Hon. David E. Gregerson
(2012- present)
(360) 397-2248

Born and raised in Vancouver, Judge Gregerson received his B.A. from Pepperdine University and his J.D. from Vanderbilt University.  He was in private practice for 20 years before being elected to the Superior Court bench in August, 2012.

Department Three
Hon. Derek J. Vanderwood
(2015 - present)
(360) 397-2260

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Department Four
Hon. Gregory Gonzales
(2012 - present)
(360) 397-2354


Department Five

Hon. Bernard F. Veljacic

Judge Veljacic received his law degree from Seattle University in 1998 and was admitted to the bar that same year.  He practiced for 16 years in both the private sector and as a prosecutor until his appointment to the bench in May 2014.

Department Six
Hon. John P. Fairgrieve
(2015 - present)

Judge Fairgrieve has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Berkeley, a Master's Degree in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College, and a Law Degree from the University of Oregon School of Law. He served as a deputy prosecuting attorney in the Clark County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office from November 1994 until April 2015   Mr. Fairgrieve also served as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps on active duty and in the reserve from 1983 to 2013.  He retired from the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve 2013 at the rank of colonel. He was appointed to the bench by Governor Jay Inslee in April 2015.

Department Seven
Hon. James E. Rulli
(1996 - present)
(360) 397-6133

Judge Rulli attended Lewis and Clark law School in Oregon. He served as a court commissioner from 1992 to 1995.


Department Eight
Hon. Suzan L. Clark
(2013 - Present)
(360) 397-2068

Judge Clark graduated from the University of Oregon College of Law in 1986.  She practiced law in Washington and Oregon prior to being appointed to the bench in May, 2013.

Department Nine
Hon. Judge Robert Lewis
(360) 397-2226

A graduate of Western Washington State College and the University of Washington Law School. He practiced law in Camas before his appointment to the court in November, 2004.

Judge Collier

Department Ten
Hon. Scott A. Collier
(360) 397-2170

A life long resident of Washington, Judge Collier attended Washington State University and Gonzaga University School of Law. He moved to Vancouver in 1984. He started on the bench in 1995 as a part time Court Commissioner and became a full time Court Commissioner in March 1999. He was appointed to the court as a Judge in September 2008.

Court Commissioner
Hon. Carin Schienberg

Commissioner Schienberg received her law degree from Northwestern School of Law at Lewis & Clark College in 1988 and was in private practice from 1989 through 2003 as a criminal defense and family law attorney.
In 1979, she received her M.Ed. from Lewis & Clark College and taught at the Washington School for the Deaf.
Commissioner Schienberg started on the bench, part time in 1998 and became a full time Commissioner in 2003.

Commissioner Snider

Court Commissioner
Hon. Jennifer Snider

A graduate of Whitman College and Gonzaga School of Law.  Commissioner Snider practiced family law and dependency for 17 years before being appointed as a full time court commissioner in August 2013.



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Clark County Superior Court Administrator: Jeffrey Amram
Street Address: 1200 Franklin Street, Vancouver, WA 98660
Main phone: (360) 397-2150
Speech-to-Speech Relay Service (800) 833-6384
Telebraille (800) 833-6385
TTY and Baudot (800) 6388 Responsible Elected Official: Judge James E. Rulli

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