Judge Robert Lewis is a graduate of Western Washington State College and the University of Washington Law School. After admission to the Washington State Bar in October, 1981, he worked for Eastside Defender Association in Seattle as a trial attorney. Judge Lewis practiced law in Camas from 1984-2004 with the firm of Knapp, O’Dell, Lewis and MacPherson. Although the firm was a typical small town general practice, his primary focus was criminal defense and family law. He was appointed to the superior court bench in November, 2004.