Adam Eisenberg

Seattle Municipal Court, Position 3


Judge Adam Eisenberg was appointed to the Seattle Municipal Court bench in January 2017 after serving as Magistrate and Court Commissioner. A graduate of the University of Washington School of Law, Judge Eisenberg has enjoyed a varied career that includes work as a criminal prosecutor, civil trial attorney, and Los Angeles-based freelance journalist. He is a former board member of the QLawLGBTIA+ Bar Association, and an alumnus of Leadership Tomorrow. He has served on two state-wide domestic violence-focused work groups convened by the Legislature and the state Supreme Court’s Gender & Justice Commission, and last October wrote the Op-Ed, “Help Heal Families: Fund Domestic Violence Intervention Programs,” for The Seattle Times. Off the bench, Judge Eisenberg teaches art & cultural property law for the University of Washington Museum Studies Graduate Program, practices the martial art of aikido, and is the author of the nonfiction book, “A Different Shade of Blue: How Women Changed the Face of Police Work.”

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