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Adam Eisenberg is a former Seattle Municipal Court judge and the author of A Different Shade of Blue: How Women Changed the Face of Police Work. Before taking the bench, Adam was a criminal prosecutor, a civil trial attorney, an advocate on mental health and domestic violence issues, and a Los Angeles-based entertainment journalist. His writings include behind-the-scenes coverage of “Ghostbusters I and II,” “Terminator,” “Gremlins,” “Return of the Jedi,” "Who Framed Roger Rabbit," and two “Indiana Jones” films; and he has interviewed such Hollywood notables as George Lucas, Harrison Ford, Sigourney Weaver, Tom Cruise, Steven Spielberg and James Cameron. His work has appeared in The Los Angeles Times, The Denver Post, Los Angeles Daily News, San Francisco Chronicle, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, The Seattle Times, Seattle Weekly, American Film, Twilight Zone Magazine, American Cinematographer, Moviegoer, VFX Voice, Cinefex and magazines in Japan, France and England.


  • JD, University of Washington School of Law, 1992
  • BS, Journalism , University of Colorado, 1982

Publications and Contributions

  • Book, Non-Scholarly-New
    A Different Shade of Blue: How Women Changed the Face of Police Work
    Author: Adam Eisenberg