The Spokesman Review – September 7th, 2018

Kirk said the clerk’s office is the backbone of the legal system and is a position that requires a great deal of attention and care.

“That’s very much the way in which I was trained – that administration and people are worthy of our utmost care and that administration and advocacy go hand-in-hand when it comes to making a difference,” he said.

Kirk said because the county clerk has a permanent seat on the Spokane Regional Law and Justice Council, that provides an opportunity to improve access to the legal system and work on criminal justice reform.

Spokane County clerks candidates differ on experience, goals for reform” The Spokesman Review, September 7th, 2018