The Honorable Cindy A. Larsen was elected to the Superior Court bench in November 2016. Judge Larsen, a lifelong Washington resident, was born in Everett and raised in Olympia. She attended the University of Washington, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Communications-Editorial Journalism in 1992. She graduated from the University Of Washington School Of Law in 1995. She then clerked for Judge Thomas J. Wynne of the Snohomish County Superior Court before joining the Snohomish County Prosecutor’s Office in 1997, where she worked in both the Criminal and Civil Divisions. Judge Larsen was elected to take Judge Wynne’s seat on the Snohomish County bench. Judge Larsen lives in the Everett-Mukilteo area with her husband and three children. She serves on the 2017-2018 Superior Court Judges’ Association Criminal Law and Rules Committee, the State Judicial Detention Alternative Initiative (JDAI) Executive Committee, and serves on the Snohomish County Superior Court Operations, Juvenile Justice, and Mental Health Committees. Judge Larsen also volunteers to teach local high school students through the Judges in the Classroom program and the Street Law Program 2 sons.