Community mourns Frank LaSalata, judge at Issaquah Courthouse

September 11, 2012

By Staff

King County District Court Judge Frank LaSalata, a judge at the Issaquah Courthouse, died Sept. 1 after a battle against cancer.

LaSalata, 60, served as a King County District Court judge in the Northeast Division since 2006. Before then, he served for eight years as a pro tempore, or substitute, judge in King and San Juan counties.

The legal community — other judges, attorneys and courthouse employees — remembered him as a fair-minded and hardworking jurist.

LaSalata also served as a volunteer for the King County Kid’s Court program — a nationally acclaimed program to assist child victims of sexual abuse.

Before being elected to the District Court bench, he practiced law as a criminal defense attorney in King and San Juan counties.

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