Superior Court Department 21

supcrtdept21@piercecountywa.gov     ****    (253) 798-7625

  • Judge

    : Honorable Clarence Henderson, Jr.
  • Elected / Appointed

    : March 20. 2020

Education


  • Norfolk State University, 1999
  • Regent University School of Law, 2004

Career Highlights


  • Appointed by Governor Jay Inslee, March 20, 2020
  • Pierce County Superior Court Commissioner
  • Lead Counsel, Delinquency Division, Department of Assigned Counsel

Professional Affiliations, Committees


  • SCJA Equality and Fairness Committee
  • Washington State Bar, Member
  • Washington Defender Association, Former Member
  • Criminal Justice/Procedures Committee
  • LINX/IT/Statistics Committee
  • Civil Case Management Committee
  • Pro Tem Judge/Commissioner Committee

Board & Civic Involvement


  • Washington State Human Rights Commission, Commissioner, 2012-2019
  • International Association of Official Human Rights Agencies, Board Member, 2017-2018
  • Western Juvenile Defender Center, Advisory Board 2017-2018 and Co-Director October-December 2018
  • Tacoma Urban League Young Professionals, National Initiatives Coordinator, 2011-2013
  • Tacoma Rotary 8
Judge Henderson