Judge Terrence A. Carroll, ret.
Alternative Dispute Resolution Services
206 . 718 . 7189

Distinguished Jurist in Residence
Seattle University School of Law

Fellow, American College of Civil Trial Mediators

Fellow, College of Commercial Arbitrators

Panelist- American Arbitration Association National Roster of Arbitrators

Public Service

Board Memberships

  • Northwest ADR Roundtable, 2010-present
  • Downtown Emergency Service Center, 2015 – present
  • Seattle University Board of Regents, member, 1996-2005, board member emeritus, 2006-present
  • Public Facilities District (Safeco Field) Board, member and past chair, 1997-2014
  • Dispute Resolution Center for King County, Board of Directors, 2006-2012
  • City of Seattle Police Accountability Review Board, chair, 2007-2008
  • Washington Council on Crime & Delinquency, Board of Trustees, 1996-2000 (past chair)
  • Seattle Commons, Board of Trustees, 1992-1996
  • National Council of Juvenile & Family Court Judges, Board of Trustees, 1987-1992
  • Community Service for the Hearing Impaired, Board of Directors, 1975-1982
  • Washington State Bar Association Board of Examiners, 1975-1979

Commissions / Panels

  • Swinomish Tribal Utility Board, 2006-present
  • City of Seattle Public Safety Civil Service Commission, 2008-2013 (past chair)
  • King County Redistricting Commission, chair, 2011-2012
  • Internal Investigations Auditor, Seattle Police Department, 1992-2003; Interim Auditor, May, 2010-August, 2010
  • Archdiocese of Seattle, Case Review Panel on allegations of clergy abuse, chair, 2003-2006
  • King County Budget Advisory Tak Force, 2003
  • Citizen Review Panel on Seattle Police Internal Investigations, consultant, 1999
  • Washington State Domestic Relations Commission, 1995-1998
  • Seattle Commission on Children and Youth, 1987-1989

Rule of Law

  • Commentator, Police Act of Sierre Leone, American Bar Association-ILRC, July, 2014
  • Commentator ABA/CEELI Program on laws of Albania, Latvia, Moldova, Kazakstan and City of Moscow, 1992-2000
  • Member, ABA/CEELI Rule of Program, Russia, 1996, 2002
  • Member, AID Rule of Law Program, Republic of Kyrgyzstan, 1994, 1998
  • International Monitoring Commission, Romanian Municipal Elections, 1992
  • Goodwill Games Legal Exhange Program, 1989-1990 (chair)
  • Harriman Institute, USA-USSR exchange, 1984


  • Port of Seattle
  • City of Seattle
  • Commission on Judicial Conduct
  • King County Department of Public Safety
  • King County Department of Corrections


  • Distinguished Citizen Award, City of Seattle, August 2001
  • Alumnus of the Year, Seattle University Alumni Association, 1998
  • Distinguished Service Award, Washington State Trial Lawyers Association, May, 1992
  • Outstanding Service Award, Washington State Juvenile Court Workers Association, April, 1992
  • Seattle University Centennial Award (top 100 graduates in school’s 100-year history), 1991

Other Public Service

  • Search Committee, Seattle Police Department Chief of Police, 2010
  • Search Committee, Director of Office of Professional Accountability, Seattle Police Department, 2007, chair