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New judge takes bench in Ritzville District Court

RITZVILLE – Andrea Russell became the new Lincoln County District Court Judge on July 19.

A 1997 University of Puget Sound (now Seattle University) School of Law graduate, she is a member of the bar associations in Alaska, Montana, Oregon and Washington.

While in Alaska, she worked as clerk, deputy district attorney, assistant attorney general and magistrate.

When her husband's occupation took them to Montana, she passed the bar exam there, and practiced family law and criminal defense. She accepted a position as a deputy prosecuting attorney in Adams County 4.5 years ago, working in the juven...


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