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Judge Matthew W. Williams

Judge Matthew W. Williams


Mailing Address:
c/o King County Superior Court
401 4th Ave. N, Room 2D
Kent, WA 98032

Courtroom Number: 3A

Phone: 206-477-1573


Bailiff: Caitlyn Walker

Department: 41

Assignment: Civil and Criminal

Judge Williams Biographical Information

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Rules to Review before Calling

  • Motions without Argument: Local Rule 7(b)
  • Trial Continuance: Local Rule 40
  • Summary Judgment: Local Rule 56 and Civil Rule 56

Requests for hearings are accepted by email. Email the bailiff at Email must include only the following:

  • Case name and cause number
  • Names and phone numbers of all counsel
  • Type of hearing and date(s) requested

Trial Preparation

Status Conferences, CR 16 Conferences, or Pre-Trial Conferences will be scheduled on all cases, 4-8 weeks before the current trial date.
Please read Judge Williams' Standing Order on Jury Trial Procedures. Additional resources may be found here:

Evidence and Exhibits

Please refer to the Order on Pretrial Conference for instructions on how to prepare exhibits, pre-marking of exhibits, and use of Sharefile.  
Contact the bailiff at if you have questions. Please email the bailiff if your case settles or if you need to strike any motions.

For Attorneys and Pro Se Parties

  • This Court is a paperless court. All working copies should be submitted through eWorking Copies, unless permission to email the court directly is granted.
  • All Proposed Orders need to be submitted in WORD format.
  • Parties are responsible for registering for eService, in accordance with LGR 30. Failure to do so may result in not receiving copies of orders entered by the Court.