2016 General Election Voters' Guide
Court of Appeals, Division 1, District 1 - Judge Position 1

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Michael J. Trickey

Legal/Judicial Experience: I was appointed and then elected to the Court of Appeals in 2014.  I am now the Acting Chief Judge of Division 1. I was a King County Superior Court Judge for eighteen years before joining the Court of Appeals. Prior to that I was in private practice for fourteen years.  I started my career as a public defender.

Other Professional Experience: Access to Justice Board Technology Committee. Minority and Justice Commission Juvenile Justice Committee. Adjunct Professor, Seattle University School of Law.

Education: J.D. University of Washington School of Law. A.B. University of California, Berkeley. Attended Claremont McKenna College.

Community Service: No information submitted

Statement: I am honored to have served the people of King County and the State of Washington as a judge for twenty years. Besides handling every type of case as a trial judge, I held numerous leadership positions. I was the President of the Washington State Superior Court Judges Association and the Presiding Judge of King County Superior Court. I participated in the Executive Session for State Courts at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

I also bring extensive experience doing trials and arguing appeals as an attorney to the bench.

I was fortunate to receive the King County Washington Women Lawyers Vanguard Award in 2014 and the Alliance for Equal Justice Outstanding Judge in 2006.

I am committed to using technology to improve access to justice. I am thankful for your support and ask for your vote in November.

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