A former sergeant with the Port of Seattle Police Department, Jon Schorsch managed a team of officers in activities that included investigations of citizen complaints and department policy violations. Responsible for supervising and approving all arrests, Jon Schorsch also oversaw dive and boat teams as part of marine operations. Prior to his medical retirement, he engaged with federal and local authorities in coordinating seaport security and search-and-rescue missions.
Mr. Schorsch has since completed a juris doctor at the Seattle University School of Law. He undertook a number of internships, including with the Mediation Clinic, and was tasked with co-mediation of an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission employment-discrimination case. The case was settled amicably in King County Small Claims Court. Mr. Schorsch also gained experience with the King County Department of Public Defense in an internship that involved preparing pleadings and briefs, and developing legal theories.
Receiving his bachelor’s degree in sociology and criminal justice from Washington State University, Jon Schorsch was active with the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity, and has served as its alumni chairman. He gained early professional experience with the university’s police department.