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Diversity at the top — Justice Mary Yu studied religion, then law

Diversity at the top — Justice Mary Yu studied religion, then law

By Daria Kroupoderova
Northwest Asian Weekly

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Mary Yu (Photo by Sue Misao)

Washington State Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu is one of nine Asian Americans being honored at the Diversity at the Top event being held on Oct. 18 at China Harbor Restaurant. Read the full story

Posted in Community News, Features, Features 39, Profiles, Vol 33 No 39 | 9/20-9/26Comments (0)

Notables march in Seattle Pride Parade

Notables march in Seattle Pride Parade

Justice Yu and Aline Flowers march in Seattle Pride (Photo by Daria Kroupoderova)

Seattle Pride marchers Ed Murray, center, Michael Shiosaki, third from left, and other supporters. (Photo courtesy of JACL)

Justice Mary Yu was the special guest at the 2014 Seattle Pride Parade on June 29. She rode Read the full story

Posted in Names in the News, Vol 33 No 28 | 7/5-7/11Comments (0)

COMMENTARY: What I have learned from Mary Yu

COMMENTARY: What I have learned from Mary Yu

By Jamie Sun
Northwest Asian Weekly

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Mary Yu mingles with board members of the Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce at the House of Hong. (Photo by Jamie Sun/NWAW)

Mary Yu is an inspiring role model. Read the full story

Posted in Commentaries, Vol 33 No 27 | 6/28-7/4Comments (0)

Gov. picks Yu

Gov. picks Yu

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. Read the full story

Posted in Community News, Features, Features 20, Profiles, Vol 33 No 20 | 5/10-5/16Comments (0)

Will Yu make history? — She could be first Asian American on state’s highest court

Will Yu make history? — She could be first Asian American on state’s highest court

By Jason Cruz
Northwest Asian Weekly

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King County Superior Court Judge Mary Yu

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. Read the full story

Posted in Community News, Features, Profiles, Vol 33 No 17 | 4/19-4/25Comments (1)

Judge Yu receives 2013 Civic Award from Municipal League

Judge Yu receives 2013 Civic Award from Municipal League

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Judge Mary I. Yu

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. Read the full story

Posted in Names in the News, Vol 32 No 17 | 4/20-4/26Comments (0)

Sept. 22: Mary Yu named Outstanding Judge of the Year

Sept. 22: Mary Yu named Outstanding Judge of the Year

Mary Yu

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 her appointment, she served as deputy chief of staff to King County Prosecutor Norm Maleng, and director of the Peace and Social Justice Office for the Archdiocese of Chicago. (end)

Posted in Names in the News, Vol 30 No 41 | 10/8-10/14Comments (0)

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