For Immediate Release

Contact:
Shari Ireton
University of Washington School of Law

10/12/2007

Judge Yu to Hear Motions at UW Law School

Judge Mary Yu with the King County Superior Court will hold a special session at the UW School of Law on Friday, October 19 in William H. Gates Hall Room 138. Motions to be heard 9am-11:30, with question and answer period afterwards. Members of the law school community are invited to observe. Students should arrive between 8:15-8:45am. No backpacks, please.

Motion schedule and courtroom etiquette/protocol

Judge Yu was appointed judge to the King County Superior Court by Governor Locke in April 2000. Prior to her appointment, she served as Deputy Chief of Staff to King County Prosecutor Norm Maleng. Judge Yu earned a B.A. degree in Theology from Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois, a M.A. degree in Religious Studies from Mundelein of Loyola University in Chicago and her J.D. degree from the University of Notre Dame.

Judge Yu is President of the Judge Dwyer American Inn of Court, Seattle Chapter; chair of the Superior Court Judge’s Association Civil Law and Procedure Committee; and Assistant Dean for the 2008 Judicial College. She was recognized as the 2005 “Judge of the Year” by the American Board of Trial Advocates, Washington Chapter (ABOTA). She was also the recipient of the 2006 “Model of Excellence” Award by the Latina/o Bar Association of Washington and the 2005 Reah Whitehead Public Leadership Award by Seattle University School of Law.