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Appointments to Date

Name Court Appointed Effective Replacingsort descending News Release
Bernard Veljacic  Clark County Superior Court April 24, 2014 May 12, 2014 Judge Richard Melnick, appointed to Court of Appeals, Division II 04/28/2014
Gayle M. Harthcock Yakima County Superior Court April 16, 2014 May 1, 2014 Judge Robert Lawrence-Berrey, appointed to Court of Appeals, Division III 04/21/2014
Beth M. Andrus Court of Appeals, Division I May 4, 2018 June 1, 2018 Judge Ronald Cox, retiring 05/04/2018
Christopher Melly Clallam County Superior Court December 6, 2013 January 2, 2014 Judge S. Brooke Taylor, retiring 12/06/2013
Alex Ekstrom Benton and Franklin Counties Superior Court September 8, 2014 September 19, 2014 Judge Salvador Mendoza, Jr., appointed to US District Court 09/09/2014
Anthony D. Hazel Spokane County Superior Court April 11, 2017 May 1, 2017 Judge Salvatore "Sam" Cozza, deceased 4/11/2017
Rebecca Pennell Court of Appeals, Division III December 31, 2015 January 19, 2016 Judge Stephen Brown, retiring 12/31/15
Thad Scudder Cowlitz County Superior Court May 7, 2020 September 1, 2020 Judge Stephen Warning, retiring 05/07/2020
William Houser Kitsap County Superior Court March 10, 2014 April 1, 2014 Judge Steven Dixon, appointed to Adams County Superior Court 03/10/2014
Sabrina Ahrens Pierce County Superior Court July 3, 2019 September 3, 2019 Judge Sue Serko, retiring 07/03/2019
Laura Riquelme Skagit County Superior Court March 1, 2016 March 21, 2016 Judge Susan Cook, retiring 3/2/2016
Kevin S. Naught Yakima County Superior Court February 13, 2017 February 14, 2017 Judge Susan Hahn, retiring 2/13/17
Robert B.C. McSeveney Chelan County Superior Court January 19, 2018 February 1, 2018 Judge T. W. Small, retiring 1/22/2018
Raymond Clary Spokane County Superior Court December 24, 2014 January 23, 2015 Judge Tari S. Eitzen, retiring 12/24/2014
Robert E. Lawrence-Berrey Court of Appeals, Division III, District 3 February 12, 2014 March 1, 2014 Judge Teresa C. Kulik, retiring 02/13/2014
Gretchen Leanderson Pierce County Superior Court November 7, 2014 December 4, 2014 Judge Thomas Felnagle, retiring 11/07/2014
Michael Schwartz Pierce County Superior Court June 30, 2015 August 3, 2015 Judge Thomas Larkin, retiring 06/29/15
David Whedbee King County Superior Court August 20, 2019 September 3, 2019 Judge Timothy Bradshaw, retiring 08/20/2019
Monty D. Cobb Mason County Superior Court March 7, 2018 April 6, 2018 Judge Toni Sheldon, retiring 03/08/2018
Samuel Swanberg Benton/Franklin County Superior Court August 10, 2017 October 2, 2017 Judge Vic VanderSchoor, retiring 8/10/2017

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