COMMISSIONER INDU THOMAS

Indu Thomas was appointed as a Court Commissioner to the Thurston County Family and Juvenile Court in April 2007. Since that time she has served as both the Juvenile Court Commissioner and the Family Law Commissioner. She currently serves as the Juvenile Court Commissioner. In that capacity Commissioner Thomas serves as the presiding judicial officer for Family Recovery Court and Juvenile Drug Court. She currently serves on the Superior Court Education Committee and Therapeutic Courts Committee and has in the past served on the Judicial Ethics Committee. In addition she has chairs the Family and Juvenile Court Art Committee.

Prior to taking the bench Commissioner Thomas practiced law for 10 years. She served as a public defender working with Society of Counsel Representing Accused Persons in King County, an Assistant Attorney General with the Attorney Generalís Office and as nonpartisan staff counsel to the Human Services and Corrections Committee of the Senate.

In the greater Thurston County Community Commissioner Thomas has served on several boards and committees.