The 7th Annual DIVERSITY BAR LUNCHEON
King County Superior Court Judge Mary I. Yu Honor Speaker
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Judge Mary I. Yu
Judge Mary I. Yu was appointed to her current position by Governor Locke in April 2000. 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.
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.
A frequent speaker for legal education seminars, Judge Yu is also active in a variety of community and professional activities which include service on:
Judge Yu is Distinguished Jurist in Residence at Seattle University School of Law.
She previously served as Dean for the 2009 Washington State Judicial College; the Superior Court Judges Association representative to the American Bar Association, Judicial Division; and Past-President of the Board of Trustees of the King County Law Library.