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Appointments to Date

Name Court Appointed Effectivesort descending Replacing News Release
Michael Schwartz Pierce County Superior Court June 30, 2015 August 3, 2015 Judge Thomas Larkin, retiring 06/29/15
David G. Estudillo Grant County Superior Court August 19, 2015 September 14, 2015 Judge Evan E. Sperline, retiring 08/19/15
Jackie Shea Brown Benton/Franklin County Superior Court October 5, 2015 October 16, 2015 New Position 10/05/15
Johanna Bender King County Superior Court October 28, 2015 December 1, 2015 Judge Carol Schapira, retiring 11/02/15
Rebecca Pennell Court of Appeals, Division III December 31, 2015 January 19, 2016 Judge Stephen Brown, retiring 12/31/15
Julie McKay Spokane County Superior Court January 28, 2016 February 8, 2016 Judge Kathleen O’Connor, retiring 1/28/16
Jeffrey Bassett Kitsap County Superior Court February 9, 2016 February 26, 2016 Judge Jay Roof, retiring 2/9/16
Laura Riquelme Skagit County Superior Court March 1, 2016 March 21, 2016 Judge Susan Cook, retiring 3/2/2016
David S. Mann Court of Appeals, Division I July 11, 2016 August 16, 2016 Judge Linda Lau, retiring 7/11/16
Kevin S. Naught Yakima County Superior Court February 13, 2017 February 14, 2017 Judge Susan Hahn, retiring 2/13/17
Anthony D. Hazel Spokane County Superior Court April 11, 2017 May 1, 2017 Judge Salvatore "Sam" Cozza, deceased 4/11/2017
Laura Riquelme Skagit County Superior Court June 26, 2017 July 10, 2017 Judge Michael Rickert, retiring 6/26/2017
Anne Cruser Cowlitz County Superior Court September 10, 2017 September 16, 2017 New Position 8/10/2017
Samuel Swanberg Benton/Franklin County Superior Court August 10, 2017 October 2, 2017 Judge Vic VanderSchoor, retiring 8/10/2017
Kathryn Loring San Juan County Superior Court November 3, 2017 January 1, 2018 Judge Donald Eaton, retiring 11/3/2017
Ray Kahler Grays Harbor County Superior Court November 3, 2017 January 1, 2018 Judge F. Mark McCauley, retiring 11/3/2017
Kristin M. Ferrera Chelan County Superior Court December 22, 2017 January 8, 2018 Judge Alicia Nakata, retiring 12/22/2017
J. Michael Diaz King County Superior Court December 22, 2017 January 22, 2018 Judge Richard McDermott, retiring 12/22/2017
Robert B.C. McSeveney Chelan County Superior Court January 19, 2018 February 1, 2018 Judge T. W. Small, retiring 1/22/2018
Karen M. Donohue King County Superior Court January 17, 2018 March 5, 2018 Judge Hollis Hill, retiring 1/17/2018

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