King County Superior Court Judge Patrick Oishi was honored by the Asian Bar Association of Washington and the Asian Bar Association of Washington Student Scholarship Foundation at their annual awards gala on Oct. 23 at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel. Oishi was named their judge of the year.
The Vietnamese Friendship Association (VFA) was also honored with a community service award. VFA is a nonprofit that helps Vietnamese refugees and immigrants adjust to life in the United States. (end)