By Rachel La Corte Associated Press OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) – King County Superior Court Judge Mary Yu was appointed to the Washington state Supreme Court on Thursday, and she will be the first openly gay justice, as well as the first Asian American, to serve on the state’s high court.
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly King County Superior Court Judge Mary Yu will make history if she’s successful in her bid for an open seat on the Washington State Supreme Court.
Judge Mary I. Yu received the Public Official of the Year Award from the Municipal League at their 2013 Civic Awards on Thursday, April 11.
The Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) presented Judge Mary I. Yu, of King County Superior Court, with the 2011 Outstanding Judge of the Year Award, along with Judge Steven C. González at an awards dinner at the Hyatt at Olive 8. Yu was appointed to the bench in 2000 by then-governor Gary Locke. Prior to […]
By Assunta Ng By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Since the founding of our Summer Youth Leadership Program (SYLP) in 1995, more than 500 students have benefited. The Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation, the nonprofit arm of the newspaper, created the three-week, all-expenses-paid leadership and community-building training camp to benefit more than 30 greater Seattle area […]