JUDGE GARY R. TABOR

Judge Tabor

Judge Gary R. Tabor was first elected to a newly created position on the Thurston County Bench in 1996.  Prior to that he served as a Thurston County Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for almost 19 years.  Judge Tabor has served two two-year terms as the Thurston County Superior Court's Presiding [Administrative] Judge.  He taught Criminal Justice classes as an Adjunct Professor for Saint Martin's Military Extension Program for approximately 14 years.  He was the Thurston County DUI/Drug Court Judge from January of 2009 to April of 2011 and served as the Back-up Drug Court Judge for 5 years prior to that.  He is a graduate of Oklahoma Christian College and the University of Puget Sound School of Law.  He and his wife, Donna, make their home in Lacey and have four adult daughters.