Judge Spearman has been endorsed by more than 90 judges from around the state, including all nine justices of the Washington State Supreme Court.

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Judge Michael Spearman is an appeals court judge with an excellent reputation on the bench and a long history of service in Washington’s legal system.

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Judge Michael Spearman

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Court of Appeals

Strengths: Spearman has been rated “exceptionally well qualified” by the King County Bar Association and by five other legal associations.

Before he was appointed to the Court of Appeals in 2010, he served King County as a Superior Court Judge for 14 years. He was a private practice attorney and public defender as well."

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His re-election to the Court of Appeals, Division 1, Position 2, should be a no-brainer.

Spearman has been rated “exceptionally well qualified” by the King County Bar Association and by five other legal associations, according to VotingforJudges.org.

In comparison, challenger Nathan Choi, a member of the bar, oddly refused to cooperate with the King County Bar’s candidate rating process. Neither did he seek ratings from the other associations. He has limited legal experience in Washington.

Spearman has been endorsed by more than 90 judges from around the state, including all nine justices of the Washington State Supreme Court, and by the state attorney general, according to his campaign. Before he was appointed to the Court of Appeals in 2010, he served King County as a Superior Court Judge for 14 years. He was a private practice attorney and public defender as well.