FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - April 18, 1996
Lowry names Trickey
to King County Superior Court
OLYMPIA - Gov. Mike Lowry today
announced the appointment of Michael Trickey to the King County
Superior Court, filling a vacancy created by the retirement of
Liem Tuai earlier this month. Trickey's appointment will take
effect May 6.
Trickey, 42, has been a private practice attorney and partner
in the Seattle law firm of Appelwick, Trickey and Lukevich since
1982. Prior to entering private practice, he spent three years
as an attorney with the Eastside Defender Association. Trickey
received the King County Bar Association's highest rating for
appointment to Superior Court, earning the distinction "highly
"I am appointing Mike Trickey to the Superior Court because
of his extensive and varied legal experience and his dedication
to fairness and professionalism in the practice of law,"
Lowry said. "He has won the respect of his colleagues, including
his opponents in the courtroom, and has earned the admiration
of the bench he is about to join."
Trickey said he was honored and humbled by the opportunity to
serve as a judge.
"I am grateful for the faith and support of my colleagues
and the governor in this decision," Trickey said.
Currently, Trickey serves as a magistrate and judge pro tempore
for the Shoreline division of the King County District Court.
He also serves as a judge pro tempore for the Lake Forest Park
Municipal Court. Trickey earned a bachelor's degree from the University
of California at Berkeley in 1975 and a juris doctor from the
University of Washington School of Law in 1979. He lives in north
King County with his wife and two children.
Trickey will earn $99,015 annually and will stand for election
For more information, contact the Governor's Communications Office at 360-753-6790.