Keith currently serves part time as a King County Superior Court Commissioner and as Chair of the City of Shoreline Planning Commission. He is also a board member for the King County Conservation Voters, the environmental community’s political arm. In the past, he served as the legal director of Futurewise, overseeing legislative and policy initiatives for that sustainable development nonprofit organization, and he even served as the president of his children’s school PTA.
He also spent several years in the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, where he prosecuted felonies against violent criminals and developed King County’s mortgage-fraud prosecution program. Keith then went international — joining the United Nations. There, he prosecuted war criminals at the The Hague for the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia.
As a trial lawyer at Newman/Du Wors Attorneys, Keith’s current practice focuses on intellectual property.