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Chad Enright

Chad Enright is the current Kitsap County Prosecutor and is running for re-election this fall.

Kitsap County raised and dedicated

Chad began practicing law for Case & Hemstreet Law in 2004. Although it was a private practice, he was contracted to do felony public defense for the county. Chad was hired by Kitsap County Prosecutor Russ Hauge in 2008 and began as a felony trial attorney, handling cases from general felonies and mental health civil commitments to sex offenses and domestic violence cases. Chad served four years as the Chief of the Felony and Juvenile Division under Prosecutor Tina Robinson prior to being elected Kitsap County Prosecutor in November 2018.


Chad currently serves as:

  • Kitsap County Bar Association, Immediate Past President

  • American Red Cross (South Puget Sound and Olympics), Board Member

  • Kitsap Community Resources, Board Member

  • The Arc of the Peninsulas, Board Member

  • Washington State Substance Use Recovery Services Advisory Committee, Member


Chad was appointed by the State Supreme Court and currently serves on the:

  • Washington Pattern Jury Instructions Committee

  • Washington State Minority and Justice Commissioner


Chad has previously served as:

  • Kitsap County Bar Association, President, Vice President, and Secretary

  • Kitsap County Deputy Prosecutors’ Guild, President (2010-2014)

  • Kitsap County Commissioners’  Budget Review Committee, Member (2012-2014)


Chad is a lifelong resident of Kitsap County. After graduating from North Kitsap High School, he went on to receive a BA in Political Science from the University of Washington and JD from the Seattle University School of Law. Chad, his wife Becky, and their two children live in Poulsbo.


years practicing law


years working in the Kitsap County Prosecutor's Office

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