Court History

Early Beginnings to 2004

Information regarding the early history of the Swinomish Tribal Court.

Prior to 2004 the Swinomish Tribal Court operated utilizing the Judicial and Prosecutorial services of Northwest Intertribal Court System. The Swinomish Tribal Court has maintained that partnership to this date.

Chief Judges of Swinomish Tribal Court

Swinomish Chief Judges

2004 to 2022 Chief Judge Mark Pouley

July 2016 to October 2016 Acting Chief Judge Robert Cole

September 2022 to February 2023 Acting Chief Judge Lisa Atkinson

February 2023 to Present Chief Judge Mary Cardoza

Court History


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