Bonnie Glenn

Adjunct Professor


Bonnie Glenn serves as Director of the Division of Community and Parole Programs with the Juvenile Justice and Rehabilitation Administration (JJ&RA). The Division's responsibilities include the oversight of interstate compact issues for juvenile offenders, assessing sex offenders, and training with law enforcement and correction partners across WA. Prior to taking this position, Professor Glenn served as Special Assistant to the Secretary of DSHS on Juvenile Justice Policy. She was responsible for advising the Secretary of DSHS on Juvenile Justice Policy and developing and integrating policies across all child-serving systems. She helped to institute Integrated Case Management and to develop a statewide platform for obtaining federal reimbursement for evidence-based practices in juvenile justice.

Prior to joining state government, Professor Glenn served as a Deputy Chief of Staff and a Senior Deputy Prosecuting Attorney in the Office of the King County Prosecuting Attorney. As Deputy Chief she worked on governmental and legislative policy, inter-governmental affairs, and matters regarding truancy prevention and intervention policies in Washington State. As a Senior Deputy Prosecuting Attorney she represented the citizens of the State of Washington in numerous criminal trials. Prior to joining the KCPAO, she served as a lead Assistant City Attorney and Acting Director of the Domestic Violence Unit with the City of Seattle Law Department.

Professor Glenn has served as a Senior Advisor to the Access to Justice Program at Seattle University School of Law and is a member of the Adjunct Faculty in the Seattle University Criminal Justice Department. Professor Glenn serves on the Washington State Minority and Justice Commission (Vice Chair - Work Force Development Committee), the Board of the Center for Children and Youth Justice (Vice Chair / Secretary), and the Greater Seattle Chapter of the Links, Inc. (National Trends and Services Chair). She has served as a past President of the Loren Miller Bar Association, past Trustee of the King County Bar Association, Past Co-Chair of the WSBA Committee for Diversity, and Past Co-Chair of the KCBA MLK Program.




  • B.A., Univesity of Washington, 1987
  • J.D., Columbus School of Law, 1992


  • Juvenile Justice