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Okanogan County, Washington


Prosecutor's Office

County Prosecutor:    Karl Sloan
Phone Number:    (509) 422-7280

The Prosecuting Attorney is an elected position, partisan, 4-year term. Duties are established by state constitution and statutes.

MISSION: To motivate compliance with and respect for the law by punishing law violations, facilitating restitution and encouraging rehabilitation, while providing sound legal advice and representation to the various county agencies.


  • DISTRICT COURT: Violation of state statutes involving misdemeanors and gross misdemeanors committed by adults or criminal traffic violations by juveniles 16 and over; representation of the state’s interest at involuntary commitment hearings relating to alcohol abuse.

  • SUPERIOR COURT: Violation of state statutes involving felonies committed by adults, and all crimes committed by juveniles; representation of the state’s interest at involuntary mental commitment hearings; civil practice includes paternity establishment, enforcement of child support orders, tort actions, and defense of lawsuits brought against the county.

  • APPELLATE COURTS: Handle appeals of lower court decisions to the Court of Appeals, Washington State Supreme Court, and potentially to the United States Supreme Court.

  • LEGAL ADVISOR to all county departments including the county commissioners.

  • CRIME VICTIM ASSISTANCE: Assist victims of crime with restitution recoupment process, as a legal advocate facilitating prosecution and as a referral source for community services.

Special assistance for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence.

Administration Building
237 Fourth Avenue N.
Okanogan, WA 98840
Telephones: (509) 422-7280
TTY/Voice Use: 1 800 833-6388


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Last updated on 02/18/07