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Appointments to Date

Name Court Appointed Effectivesort ascending Replacing News Release
Matthew Thomas Pierce County Superior Court March 20, 2020 October 1, 2020 Judge Kathryn Nelson, retiring 03/20/2020
Susan Adams Pierce County Superior Court May 7, 2020 October 1, 2020 Judge Helen Whitener, Appointed to Washington Supreme Court 05/07/2020
Thad Scudder Cowlitz County Superior Court May 7, 2020 September 1, 2020 Judge Stephen Warning, retiring 05/07/2020
Lech Radzimski Ferry, Stevens, and Pend Oreille County Superior Court June 8, 2020 June 11, 2020 New Position 06/08/2020
Simon Barnhart Clallam County Superior Court May 7, 2020 May 29, 2020 Judge Brian Coughenour, retiring 05/07/2020
Cindi Port King County Superior Court April 1, 2020 May 1, 2020 Judge John Erlick, Retiring 04/01/2020
Elisabeth Tutsch Yakima County Superior Court April 1, 2020 May 1, 2020 Judge Michael McCarthy, deceased 04/01/2020
G. Helen Whitener Washington Supreme Court April 13, 2020 April 13, 2020 Justice Charles Wiggins, retiring 04/13/2020
Clarence Henderson, Jr. Pierce County Superior Court March 20, 2020 March 31, 2020 Judge Frank Cuthbertson, retiring 03/20/2020
Edirin Okoloko Snohomish County Superior Court January 22, 2020 March 1, 2020 Judge Linda Krese, retiring 01/22/2020
Nelson Lee King County Superior Court February 18, 2020 February 18, 2020 Judge Bill Bowman, appointed to Court of Appeals, Division I 02/18/2020
David Freeman Whatcom County Superior Court January 28, 2020 January 28, 2020 Judge Raquel Montoya Lewis, appointed to Supreme Court 01/28/2020
Bill Bowman Court of Appeals, District I January 24, 2020 January 24, 2020 Judge Ann Schindler, retiring. 01/24/2020
Alicia Burton Pierce County Superior Court November 16, 2019 January 16, 2020 Judge John Hickman, retiring 11/16/2019
Raquel Montoya-Lewis Washington Supreme Court December 4, 2019 January 6, 2020 Justice Mary Fairhurst, retiring 12/4/2019
Sabrina Ahrens Pierce County Superior Court July 3, 2019 September 3, 2019 Judge Sue Serko, retiring 07/03/2019
Brian McDonald King County Superior Court August 9, 2019 September 3, 2019 Judge Laura Inveen, retiring 08/09/2019
David Whedbee King County Superior Court August 20, 2019 September 3, 2019 Judge Timothy Bradshaw, retiring 08/20/2019
Jennifer Snider Clark County Superior Court April 23, 2019 May 9, 2019 Judge James Rulli, Retiring 4/23/2019
Charnelle Bjeklengren Spokane County Superior Court April 8, 2019 May 1, 2019 Judge James Triplet, deceased 4/10/2019

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