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Presiding Judge Linda Portnoy
Lake Forest Park Municipal Court is organized under RCW 3.50 as a limited jurisdiction court to hear misdemeanor crimes and civil infractions committed within it geographical boundaries.
The presiding judge is appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council for a four-year term.
Judge Linda Portnoy was first appointed in July 1998 to fill an unexpired term.
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The Court Is ADA Compliant!
The Lake Forest Park Municipal Court is compliant under Title II of the ADA and GR33, providing accomodations to individuals with disabilities. For further information, questions or concerns, please contact the court's ADA Coordinator at 206-364-7711.
Kelley R. Gradwohl
17425 Ballinger Way NE
Lake Forest Park, WA 98155
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