Legal/Judicial Experience: Elected Superior Court Judge in 2007 and reelected in 2008 and 2012. Graduate of the Washington State Judicial College in 2008 and the National Judical College at the University of Nevado, Reno in 2009. He is the administrative presiding judge for Lewis County Superior Court and has been the Chair of the Washington State Certified Professional Guardian Board for the past five years
Other Professional Experience: No information submitted
Education: Judge Lawler has a 1979 bachelor's degree in Agricultural Economics from WSU and graduated from Willamette School of Law in 1982.
Community Service: No information submitted
Statement: I have lived and worked in Lewis County since 1983. I was in private practice in Chehalis and Centralia for 24 years prior to being elected in 2007. I look forward to serving another term as Superior Court Judge and sharing my experience with the two new Lewis County Superior Court judges who will be elected this year.