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Appointments to Date

Name Court Appointed Effectivesort ascending Replacing News Release
G. Helen Whitener Pierce County Superior Court January 6, 2015 January 13, 2015 Judge John McCarthy, retiring 01/06/2015
Daniel Goodell Mason County Superior Court November 19, 2014 January 1, 2015 New Position 11/19/2014
Gretchen Leanderson Pierce County Superior Court November 7, 2014 December 4, 2014 Judge Thomas Felnagle, retiring 11/07/2014
Mary Sue Wilson Thurston County Superior Court September 29, 2014 October 27, 2014 Judge Lisa Sutton, appointed to Court of Appeals, Division II 09/29/2014
Stephen Brown Grays Harbor County Superior Court October 8, 2014 October 13, 2014 Judge Gordon Godfrey, retiring 10/08/2014
Lisa Sutton Court of Appeals, Division II July 22, 2014 October 1, 2014 Judge J. Robin Hunt, retiring 07/22/2014
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
Samuel Chung King County Superior Court May 21, 2014 June 23, 2014 Judge Mary Yu, appointed to Supreme Court 05/27/2014
Mary Yu Washington State Supreme Court May 1, 2014 May 16, 2014 Justice James Johnson, retiring 05/01/2014
Scott Gallina Asotin, Columbia, and Garfield County Superior Courts May 9, 2014 May 12, 2014 Judge William D. Acey, retiring 05/09/2014
Chad Allred King County Supreme Court May 9, 2014 May 12, 2014 Judge Michael Trickey, appointed to Court of Appeals, Division I 05/09/2014
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
Michael Trickey Court of Appeals, Division I April 11, 2014 May 1, 2014 Judge Ken Grosse, retiring 04/11/2014
Tanya Thorp  King County Superior Court April 2, 2014 May 1, 2014 Judge Joan E. Dubuque, retiring 04/02/2014
William Houser Kitsap County Superior Court March 10, 2014 April 1, 2014 Judge Steven Dixon, appointed to Adams County Superior Court 03/10/2014
Philip Sorensen Pierce County Superior Court March 7, 2014 April 1, 2014 Judge Linda Lee, appointed to Court of Appeals, Division II 03/07/2014
John Ruhl King County Superior Court March 7, 2014 April 1, 2014 Judge Jay White, retiring 03/07/2014
Richard Melnick Court of Appeals, Division II, District 3 February 14, 2014 March 10, 2014 Judge Joel M. Penoyar, retiring 02/14/2014
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

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