Legislator. Volunteer. Law student.
Raised in Pierce County, David Sawyer graduated from Rogers High School in Puyallup. He attended Central Washington University, where he studied Political Science as well as Geography and Land Studies. After college, he worked in Washington D.C. for Senator Maria Cantwell before moving back to the Washington state to work on his first political campaign.
David was one of the first 25 staffers on the ground in Iowa to work for then-Senator Barack Obama’s presidential campaign. Next, he returned to Washington state to work on the gubernatorial campaign and later ran a campaign for Attorney General.
David and his business partner then started a small consulting business and represented clients in the private, public, and non-profit sectors. He has been an active volunteer in his community, volunteering for Big Brothers Big Sisters and serving on the board of a program sponsored by the United Way. He also participated in Habitat for Humanity projects in Guatemala.
When not working in Olympia, David works full time at Sadler Ladenburg as a Law Clerk/Law Student under the A.P.R. 6 Law a Clerk program through the Washington State Bar Association. After completing the program, David will take the bar exam to become an attorney.
Who: Rep. David Sawyer, legislator from the 29th Legislative District representing part of Pierce County including South Tacoma and part of Lakewood and Parkland What: Drop-in neighborhood coffee hours When: Saturday, February 17, 2018 (see times below) Where: From 10:30...
As we move through the 2018 legislative session, I look forward to hearing about issues that are important to you. This is my sixth legislative session as a state representative, but it may be your first session as a constituent...
Rep. David Sawyer speaks on final passage of Senate Bill 6091, a bill addressing the state Supreme Court’s Hirst decision.
Who: Rep. David Sawyer, D-Tacoma, prime sponsor of HB 2124 What: Public hearing in the House Finance Committee on HB 2124, prohibiting the use of public resources to assist the federal government in any activity that might impede or interfere...
OLYMPIA – A measure that would provide a much-needed boost to law enforcement in the fight against child pornography and exploitation had a public hearing today in the House Finance committee. House Bill 2389, sponsored by Rep. David Sawyer (D-Tacoma),...
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