Washington Court of Appeals
Division III, District Three, Position 2
This race will be decided in the Primary Election.
Legal/Judicial Experience: Chief Judge, Court of Appeals, Div.
III, 2010-2012; Judge, Court of Appeals, 2006-present; Justice Pro Tem,
Supreme Court. Appointed by former Attorney General Ken Eikenberry as
Assistant Attorney General in 1981, served through 2006; Counsel to
Central Washington University, 1984-2006; Attorney, Evergreen Legal
Other Professional Experience: Commission on Judicial Conduct,
2007-present; Council of Chief Judges of State Courts of Appeals;
National Association of College and University Attorneys.
Education: J.D. Gonzaga University School of Law, 1977; B.A.
University of Washington, 1974; NYU Law School Judicial College
Community Service: Past: President of Yakima Bar Association,
Yakima Little League, PTA.
Statement: I have been privileged to serve as a judge on the
Court of Appeals since 2006. My life experience, my work as a lawyer for
27 years, and my commitment to public service have prepared me well for
this judicial position. I was born and raised in Yakima. My parents,
Maggie and Mike Kulik, taught me the value of integrity, honesty, and
hard work. I was married to the late Peter Young of Wenatchee and have
one adult son.
I have been endorsed by the justices of the Supreme Court, Court of
Appeals and Superior Court judges, and numerous citizens. (See website
As Chief Judge, I worked diligently to ensure that the court ran
efficiently and was responsive to the public in spite of significant
I pledge to be fair, independent and to honor the trust placed in me as
a judge. My campaign will not solicit or accept financial contributions.
I steadfastly adhere to our nation's promise of equal justice under the
law. I will continue to uphold the Constitution and to respect the rule
of law. I would appreciate your vote on August 7th.
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