The Honourable Justice Janine Pritchard was appointed to the Supreme Court of Western Australia on 11 June 2010. Her Honour had previously served as deputy president of the State Administrative Tribunal after her appointment to the District Court of Western Australia in June 2009. In 1991, Justice Pritchard joined the Crown Solicitor's Office (now the State Solicitor's Office) and worked in that office until her appointment to the bench. Justice Pritchard also lectured and tutored in law at Western Australian universities at various times during the same period. Justice Pritchard has a Bachelor of Laws (with Honours) and a Bachelor of Arts from the Australian National University in Canberra, and a Master of Laws (with Distinction) from the University of London. She also has a Graduate Diploma in Women's Studies from Murdoch University. In June 2019, Justice Pritchard became the first woman to serve as president of the State Administrative Tribunal.