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Gov. Inslee names first Native American to Washington State Supreme Court

Montoya-Lewis, 51, has more than 20 years of judicial experience, including five on the Whatcom County Superior Court. She spent years working with tribal communities in Washington and elsewhere, and is uniquely familiar with the challenges that tribal and rural communities face. She also worked…

First in the state, second in the nation: Gov. Jay Inslee appoints first American Indian justice to Washington high court

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee named Judge Raquel Montoya-Lewis to the state Supreme Court on Wednesday, saying the appointment of the first American Indian justice to the state’s highest court marked a historic day. Montoya-Lewis, 51, was a Whatcom County Superior Court judge since 2015,…

Whatcom judges give high marks for Montoya-Lewis’ appointment to state Supreme Court

Before her appointment to the superior court bench, Montoya-Lewis served as the chief judge for the Nooksack and Upper Skagit Indian Tribes and worked as an associate professor for Western Washington University for more than 12 years. She also previously served with the Lummi Nation Tribal Court…

Western and Huxley College Join Worldwide Effort Declaring a Climate Emergency 2019-11-21
Grad School Open House to be held Nov. 25 2019-11-18
Call for Honors Seminar Proposals 2019-11-15
What to do at Western when the snow starts to fall 2019-11-13
Whatcom County judge to interview for the vacant seat on the state Supreme Court

Whatcom County Superior Court Judge Raquel Montoya-Lewis is among a dozen applicants to replace Justice Mary Fairhurst on the Washington State Supreme Court, according to a spokesperson the Office of Governor.

Western Wins All-IN Challenge; Has Highest Undergrad Voting Rate in the Nation for Large Institutions 2019-11-08
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