At commission meetings, the Commission reviews new complaints, discusses the progress of investigations, and takes action to resolve complaints. The Commission may also consider matters by telephone conference call. Aside from the regularly scheduled meetings, the Commission may also hold public hearings.
Meetings generally begin at 9 AM with an executive (closed) session during which members discuss confidential, pending cases. Business sessions are open to the public and begin at 11 AM. If any pending cases remain for discussion, the members resume their executive session once the business session has concluded. Unless otherwise noted, meetings are held at:
In light of Governor Jay Inslee’s coronavirus proclamations (20-05, 20-06 and 20-07) and the World Health Organization’s declaration of a coronavirus global pandemic, the Commission on Judicial Conduct's physical office will be closed or minimally staffed until further notice and Commission meetings will be held via video conference. Please check this page in advance of Commission meetings for instructions on how to view meetings.