November 2011 - present.
Judge Marilyn K. Haan graduated from Central Washington University (Law and Justice/BA cum laude) in 1984 and University of Puget Sound School of Law in 1988 (JD).
She previously served for over twelve years as a part-time Judge/Commissioner pro tem in Skagit County. Her prior experience also includes public service as municipal/litigation attorney, deputy prosecutor and public defender, as well as private practice in primarily criminal, personal injury and family law. She served as the City Attorney for the City of Longview prior to her appointment to the bench in 2011 by Governor Chris Gregoire.
She currently heads the Cowlitz County Superior Court Local Rules committee and Case Flow Management of the Superior Court’s Strategic Plan. In addition she serves on the statewide Criminal Law and Rules Committee, Judicial Assistance Services Program and Rural Courts Committee.
Judge Haan is currently the Juvenile Court Presiding Judge.