Welcome to Citizens for Judicial Excellence

Citizens for Judicial Excellence was founded for one purpose: to improve the quality of the judges in the busiest of our court systems by offering voters actual choices in judicial elections. CJE fulfills its mission by recruiting, encouraging, educating, supporting, and financing a select number of highly qualified candidates whose election — by objective standards — would truly improve the quality of the bench.

Since its inception, CJE has grown into the most effective and influential political force in the legal community. In fact, CJE is recognized as the most highly organized, sophisticated, well-funded, and professional judicial-election PAC in the country. Click to learn more about CJE's Mission.

New CJE Board Elected

Lizanne Padula

2015 Annual Meeting Report: Barr Retires, Padula Elected President

The 2015 Annual Meeting of Citizens for Judicial Excellence was held on March 19 in Kirkland. Ted Barr, CJE President for the past eight years, retired and the membership elected Lizanne Padula as CJE President for the next four-year term. Founding member Steve Hayne presented Ted with an award recognizing his eight years of service to CJE and his role as founding CJE president who built CJE into the respected and effective organization it is … [Read More...]

2015 Snohomish County District Court Criminal Motions Calendar Now Posted

The Snohomish County District Court Criminal Motions calendar for 2015 is now posted and available for download.

March, April & May King County District Court Calendars Now Available

The King County District Court Calendars for March, April and May 2015 are now available online for viewing and downloading.
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CJE’s Next CLE on SR22

CJE CLE: Proof of Financial Responsibility for the Future

CJE CLE "Proof of Financial Responsibility for the Future: SR22 Insurance & Bonds" Friday, June 19, 2015 from 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Carillon Point Regus Center 5400 Carillon Point Road Kirkland, WA 98033 Citizens for Judicial Excellence is conducting the second in a series of Continuing Legal Education courses on June 19, 2015, from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm. The CLE will be held at Regus Center, Carillon Point, Kirkland. Course D … [Read More...]

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