CJE To Conduct Judicial Candidate Training Class on March 17

Citizens for Judicial Excellence announced that it will conduct a free judicial candidate training workshop for attorneys, public defenders, and prosecutors interested in running for seats on Municipal and District Court in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties on Saturday, March 17. The workshop is also open to incumbents seeking re-election.

The class will cover reporting and filing requirements for the Washington State Public Disclosure Commission (PDC) presented by Jason Bennett . Snohomish County District Court Judge Jeff Goodwin, a member of the Supreme Court’s Ethics Advisory Committee, will provide an overview and guidelines for candidates’ ethical conduct while campaigning. Dean Nielsen, CJE’s Political Director and a principal at the nationally recognized political consulting firm Cerillion N4 Partners, will cover fundraising techniques and the nuts and bolts of building and running a campaign for judicial office.

CJE will provide complimentary lunch for attendees. Space is limited so attendees should register early at cjepac.com/training.