Legal/Judicial Experience: Municipal Court Judge for Lakewood, University Place, Steilacoom, and DuPont. Judge Pro Tem for Thurston County District Court.
Other Professional Experience: Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for Pierce County for over 17 years; member of the Child Abduction Response Team for the Tacoma Police Department and the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department; elected Fire Commissioner for West Pierce Fire & Rescue; South Sound 911 Policy Board; Board of Trustees for the Tacoma - Pierce County Bar Association; National Park Seasonal Ranger; wildland firefighter.
Education: Seattle University School of Law, California State University.
Community Service: Boys & Girls Club, Paint Tacoma Beautiful, Habitat for Humanity, Rotary, Church.
Statement: Judge Blinn is the best choice for Superior Court Judge because of his judicial experience, years of service as a prosecutor, and dedication to our community. Judge Blinn is starting a veterans’ court in Lakewood. With your vote, he will work toward a countywide veterans’ court to better serve the many former armed services members who live in our community. In Lakewood Municipal Court, Judge Blinn has emphasized fiscal responsibility while increasing access to justice and protecting victims’ rights.
Prior to becoming a Municipal Court Judge, Grant worked to keep our community safe as a Fire Commissioner for West Pierce Fire and Rescue, and as a Deputy Prosecutor for over 17 years, prosecuting Special Assault Unit cases and homicides. In 2009, Blinn was named Deputy Prosecuting Attorney of the Year by the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department.
In his campaign for Superior Court Judge, Grant Blinn is widely endorsed by law enforcement and firefighters, Republicans and Democrats, prosecutors and defense attorneys, Pierce County judges, and leaders throughout Pierce County.
Grant lives in University Place with his wife Katie. They have three young children. Please cast your vote for Grant Blinn – an outstanding choice for Superior Court Judge. Thank you.