Phil Sorensen was appointed to the bench last month by Gov. Jay Inslee after Judge Linda Lee was appointed to the Washington State Court of Appeals. Sorensen spent the past 24 years with the Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, most recently as chief criminal deputy. He began his tenure in the family support division and has served with multiple units, including the drug and robbery/assault sections.
The swearing-in ceremony will be held on Thurs., April 3, at 4 p.m. in Courtroom 100 of the County-City Building, located at 930 Tacoma Ave. S. The ceremony is open to the public. A reception will follow.