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Safety, Community and Neighborhoods in 2016

MAY 31, 2016 | HUNTER ROBBINS

Madison Park Community Council invites you to the first of a two-part series:

Safety, Community and Neighborhoods in 2016

Come to an evening Q&A featuring Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes. Learn more about how the City Attorney’s office is addressing ongoing community issues impacting the Madison Park, Madison Valley, Denny Blaine and Washington Park neighborhoods.

pete-holmes2Pete Holmes received his B.A. from Yale College in 1978 and his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1984. He first practiced complex commercial litigation for over two decades, including stints as both partner-in-charge of the Insolvency and Reorganization Group and Hiring Partner in the Seattle office of Miller Nash LLP.

Pete was elected City Attorney in November 2009, defeating a two-term incumbent with 64% of the vote, and was re-elected to a second term without opposition in 2013.

Pete was an original member of the Seattle Police Department's Office of Professional Accountability Review Board (OPARB) and served as chair from 2003 to 2008. There he championed the public release of police records and OPARB reports. He is counsel of record for the City of Seattle in the consent decree entered into with the U.S. Department of Justice to reform SPD, in United States of America v. The City of Seattle.

As City Attorney he has worked to make Seattle city government more transparent, and was appointed by Gov. Chris Gregoire to the State Sunshine Committee.

Monday, June 6
7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Madison Park Bathhouse
1900 43rd Avenue East
www.madisonparkcouncil.org

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