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Please note this Court will be on leave during the following dates:

August 31st thru September 21st, returning September 22nd

October 11th thru 15th, returning October 18th

Please do not note motions for consideration during this time period. Any matters that are noted during this time will be considered upon Judge Ramseyer’s return to the office.


Mailing Address: 

c/o King County Superior Court
516 Third Ave Room C-203
Seattle, WA 98104

Courtroom Number: W-842

Phone: 206-477-1605

Email: ramseyer.court@kingcounty.gov

Bailiff: Bren Smith

Department: 46

Assignment: Civil

Judge Ramseyer Biographical Information

Helpful Links

Temporary COVID 19 Procedures

Due to health concerns raised by novel coronavirus, new Emergency Orders are in place. Please reference King County Superior Court’smain webpage to review current rules set forth in those  emergency orders before noting hearings before the court.

Rules of Conduct for this Courtroom

Before appearing in Judge Ramseyer’s court, please review the Rules of Conduct for her courtroom.

Please note that no photography of recording of court proceedings, other than the official record is allowed without prior court approval.

Trial Preparation

When preparing for trial, please review the Trial Procedures for Judge Ramseyer’s Court. They are intended to ensure an efficient trial.

When preparing for voir dire, please review the Voir Dire Procedures for Judge Ramseyer’s Court.

As part of your pre-trial submissions for trials expected to last more than 4 trial days, please complete this Estimate of Witness Examination Form and file it with Judge Ramseyer’s Court. Counsel and parties also should be prepared to provide the courtroom clerk with each witness's full name and address just before the witness testifies at trial.

Family Law Resources

Access a list of General Family Law Resources for low-cost assistance with family law matters.

For parties navigating a dissolution, please refer to the Family Court page for more information and resources. For parties without an attorney, please review the services provided through the Family Law Information Center. They are a wonderful resource to answer questions on how to navigate through your case to resolution.