Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson


SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson issued the following statement on the case against Asotin County Superior Court Judge Scott Gallina:

“Today, my office filed formal charges against Judge Scott Gallina for second-degree rape, fourth-degree assault with sexual motivation and indecent liberties. The court set $50,000 bail, issued a sexual assault protective order for one of the survivors, and ordered Judge Gallina to turn in his keys to the courthouse. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective Sergeant Greg Tri or Detective Scott Neustel of the Washington State Patrol at 509-249-6743.”