Jay Inslee Governor of Washington State, appointed a Nigerian, Edirin Okoloko, to Snohomish County Superior Court as a judge.
“Edirin has a clear dedication to the legal profession and a successful history of bringing justice to some of our state’s most vulnerable crime victims. He will be an excellent addition to the bench in Snohomish County” Inslee said.
Okoloko, who graduated with Bachelor of Law Degree from the University of Benin, Edo State in Nigeria and also went on to receive a law degree from the Seattle University School of Law. Has worked for over 13 years in the Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, where he acted a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney working on homicide, sexual assault, child abuse, and elder abuse cases.