Justice Mary Yu

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A Message From Mary

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Dear Friends:

Thank you for your support over the course of my campaign to remain on our State Supreme Court. I cannot tell you how thrilled and honored I am to have been elected to a full term. It seems like a lifetime ago that we kicked off the campaign with a breakfast at the Westin back in January! While we did not know there would be an opponent at the time, it was comforting to know we were ready when one did step forward.

Your enthusiastic participation in parades, dinners, fundraisers, community forums, legislative districts, and the distribution of yard signs made the campaign visible, competitive, and present everywhere across the state.

Although it might have been easier to run unopposed, a contested race provided a meaningful opportunity to travel across the state and to talk with Washingtonians about the work of the Court. As I wound my way around our state from Okanogan County to Pacific County, through the cities of Spokane, Yakima, Wenatchee, and Port Townsend, and everywhere in between, I found genuine interest, admiration and respect for the work of the Court. I also heard overwhelming support for the Court’s decisions on education. The people of Washington want a Court that is independent in its thinking and courageous in its decisions. More than ever, I am proud to be a member of this Court at this time in history.

Thank you for making this a successful campaign and for preserving the integrity of our Court. Our work at the state level remains ever more important for the residents of Washington State.


Mary Yu


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About Mary Yu

  • 14 years as a trial court judge on the King County Superior Court
  • Co-Chair of the Leadership Institute of the University of Washington and Washington State Bar Association
  • Distinguished Jurist in Residence and Instructor at Seattle University School of Law
  • Co-Chair of the Washington State Minority and Justice Commission
  • Nine year Board Member of FareStart
  • Highest possible rating—“Exceptionally Well Qualified”—from eight bar associations
  • Named “Judge of the Year” by the Washington State Association for Justice, Washington State Bar Association, King County Women Lawyers, Asian Bar Association of Washington, and American Board of Trial Advocates, Washington Chapter.
  • Awarded Municipal League Foundation’s “2013 Public Official of the Year”

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