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Mailing Address: odonnell
c/o King County Superior Court
516 3rd Ave, Room C-203
Seattle, WA 98104

Courtroom Number: E-1201

Phone: 206-477-1501

Email: o'

Bailiff: Rianne Rubright

Department: 29

Assignment: Chief Criminal Judge

Judge O'Donnell Biographical Information

Helpful Links


Judge O’Donnell performs weddings Monday through Friday at 4:30, on weekends, and outside of court. Please email the bailiff for availability and fee information.










Please Consult the Following Links before Contacting the Court

Local Family Law Rule 5 provides the framework for determining whether a motion should be filed before Judge O’Donnell or on the Family Law Motions or Ex Parte calendars.  Please review LFLR 5 before contacting the Court.

Litigants without counsel may find the following legal resources helpful:  Legal Links & Resources and Family Law Facilitator Program.

Motions without oral argument shall comply with Local Rule 7(b), including stamped, addressed envelopes for all parties. Copies of orders will not be mailed if stamped, addressed envelopes are not provided.  If conforming envelopes are not provided, copies of orders may be obtained through the clerk's office approximately 5 days after a ruling has been issued.

Please e-mail the bailiff to schedule motions requiring oral argument.

Motions without oral argument needn’t be confirmed with the Court; these motions may be set for any day which meets the service requirements of the rule.

Please notify the bailiff by e-mail to strike a motion – always provide the case name, cause number, and the date for which the motion is noted.

Revision Motions

Judge O’Donnell requests that all digital recordings provided to the court be formatted as an AVI, MP3, or WMF file.