Adam Cornell is a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for Snohomish County. Currently, he is assigned to prosecute sexual assault crimes for the Special Assault Unit. From 2005 to 2010, he was Special Assistant United States Attorney where he prosecuted federal narcotics and gun crimes for Snohomish County. He has a law degree from Lewis & Clark College (2001) and a Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Georgetown University (1995). Adam graduated from Woodinville High School in 1991.
Appointed by Governor Gary Locke in 2004 as a Commissioner to the Washington Commission for National and Community Service, Adam was reappointed in 2007 by Governor Chris Gregoire. Adam served as the Commission’s Chair from 2006-2009. The Commission implements AmeriCorps programs as well as other local and national service programs in Washington State.
Adam also currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Seattle Repertory Theatre and the Advisory Board of the Center for Children and Youth Justice. Adam is a past board member of the Child Welfare League of America and Public Interest Works (formerly National Association for Public Interest Law).
In 1990, Adam was named Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s National Youth of the Year, representing the then 1.5 million Club members, as national spokesperson.