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Sumeer Singla, J.D.

Assistant Seattle City Attorney

Sumeer Singla is currently assigned to the Seattle Police Department’s West Precinct. Sumeer’s current practice involves providing advice on criminal and civil issues, including coordinating community outreach on behalf of SPD and the City Attorney’s Office.

Prior to joining the Seattle City Attorney’s Office, Sumeer served as Policy Director for the Washington State Senate. He coordinated policy staff analysts and provided strategic policy and political advice to Washington State Senate Democrats. Sumeer specifically served as counsel to the Judiciary and Transportation Committees.

Sumeer also served as a King County Prosecutor, where he tried over thirty-five felony jury trials. He received his undergraduate degree from Washington State University and is a 2002 University of Washington School of Law graduate. After law school, Sumeer clerked for the Honorable Judge Elaine Houghton, Washington State Court of Appeals, Division II and worked for Preston Gates & Ellis (now K&L Gates).

Sumeer is a member of the Washington Appleseed Board and an Advisory Board Member to the Boyer Clinic.

Originally from India, Sumeer moved to a small immigrant town in Eastern Washington when he was 12 years old. He lives in Seattle with his wife, Suzanne, and his two young daughters, Asha and Amaya. His free time is spent with his family and friends.