Mary I. Yu was appointed to the Washington Supreme Court by Governor Inslee on May 1, 2014, after serving 14 years as a trial court judge in King County Superior Court. She is currently running for a full six-year term and will be on the November ballot. Prior to her appointment to the bench, she was the Deputy Chief of Staff to King County Prosecutor Norm Maleng and the Director of the Peace and Social Justice Office for the Archdiocese of Chicago. Justice Yu earned a B.A. degree in Theology from Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois, a M.A. degree in Religious Studies from Mundelein of Loyola University in Chicago and her J.D. degree from the University of Notre Dame. The daughter of immigrant parents, she is the first in her family to receive a college education. She is the first Asian American to serve on the Supreme Court and the first woman of color to be elected to a statewide office. Justice Yu is a frequent speaker for legal education seminars and is active in a variety of community and professional activities.
Speaker: Mary Yu
Date: Friday, July 8, 2016
Location: China Harbor 2040 Westlake Ave N Seattle 98109