As a testament to his qualifications, experience and ability to serve , Tom Quinlan has received the following endorsements in support of his candidacy for Pierce County Superior Court Judge:

Members of the Judiciary:

  • Hon. Charles Johnson, WA Supreme Court
  • Hon. Jack F. Nevin
  • Hon. James Orlando
  • Hon. Daniel Berschauer (ret.)
  • Hon. John A. Miller
  • Hon. David Kenworthy (ret.)
  • Hon. Patrick O’Malley (ret.)
  • Hon. Kevin G. Ringus
  • Hon.  Thomas McPhee (ret.)
  • Hon. Ronald Heslop
  • Hon. Charles J. DeLaurenti II

Elected Officials, Community Leaders and Organizatons:

  • Doug Richardson (R), Pierce County Council Chair
  • Rick Talbert (D), Pierce County Council Member
  • Jim McCune (R), Pierce County Council Member
  • Stan Flemming (R), former Pierce County Council Member
  • Laurie Jinkins (D), 27th LD Representative
  • Jeannie Darneille (D), 27th LD Senator
  • Dick Muri (R), 28th LD Representative
  • Christine Kilduff (D), 28th LD Representative
  • Steve O’Ban (R), 28th LD Senator
  • Brian Sonntag (D), former WA State Auditor
  • Don Anderson, Mayor of Lakewood
  • Matthew Jolibois, Mayor of Fircrest
  • Brett Wittner, Fircrest City Council
  • Marie Barth, Lakewood City Council
  • Karen Vialle, former Mayor of Tacoma
  • Tacoma Police Officers Union Local 6
  • East Pierce County Firefighters
  • Tacoma Firefighters
  • Tacoma Black Collective
  • Pierce County Labor Council
  • Pierce County Republican Party
  • Derek Young (D), Pierce County Council Member
  • Joyce McDonald (R), Pierce County Council Member
  • Larry Seaquist (D), former 26th LD Representative
  • Michelle Caldier (R), 26th LD Representative
  • Jesse Young (R), 26th LD Representative
  • Bruce Dammeier (R), 25th LD Senator
  • Hans Zeiger (R), 25th LD Representative
  • Steve Conway (D), 29th LD Senator
  • Steve Kirby (D), 29th LD Representative
  • David Sawyer (D), 29th LD Representative
  • Joe Stortini (D), former Pierce County Executive
  • David Viafore, former Mayor of Fircrest
  • Ron Lucas, Mayor of Steilacoom
  • Mike Court, Mayor of DuPont
  • Conor McCarthy, Tacoma City Council
  • Pierce County Sheriff Paul Pastor
  • Key Peninsula Firefighters
  • Gig Harbor Firefighters
  • Puyallup Police Association
  • Pierce County Democrats


Gina Auter, Stephanie Bloomfield, Marc Christensen,  Jack Connelly, John Messina, Jeff Sadler, and dozens more.  Please ask the lawyer that you know who he or she has endorsed and recommends.

“Tom has the distinction of having had a diverse law practice, with exceptional practical experience in all matters that are routinely addressed by the Superior Court. He has a broad base of knowledge of the law and rules of evidence and procedure. These experiences make him uniquely qualified to serve the community as a Superior Court Judge.”
Chief Justice Charles W. Johnson, Washington Supreme Court Associate Chief Justice
“Tom’s family and mine have been friends for three generations as we were all raised in Tacoma’s Hilltop neighborhood. Tom will be an outstanding, respected, fair and dedicated Pierce County Superior Court Judge.”
Joe Stortini , Former County Executive and Legislator