The King County Bar Association’s 2012 Annual Awards Dinner was conducted on June 19th. The annual, "Passing of the Gavel," tradition indicated the commencement of Richard Mitchell's tenure serving as KCBA President for 2012-2013 while noting the accomplishments of our now Past President Joseph Bringman, 2011-2012 KCBA President.
Special guest, King County Executive Dow Constantine, gave an impassioned presentation on King County Proposition 1, which would approve the construction of a new juvenile court facility. Joining Dow Constantine was Superior Court Judge Michael Trickey, a former presiding judge of our local bench.
The event honored the distinguished achievement of this year’s award recipients. Click to view the awards videos.
Outstanding Lawyer: Theresa Allman, The Defenders Association
Outstanding Judge: Honorable Ronald Cox, Washington State Court of Appeals, Division I
Friend of the Legal Profession: Senator Ed Murray and Representative Jamie Pedersen
Pro Bono Award: Davis Wright Tremaine
Outstanding Young Lawyer: Amanda Stock, Plauche & Stock LLP
President's Award: Hon. Michael S. Spearman, Washington State Court of Appeals, Division I and Andrew Maron, Short Cressman & Burgess PLLC
The evening was made possible by the support of our generous sponsors. The King County Bar Association expresses its deep gratitude to our sponsors for their generous and substantial commitment to our mission.
DIAMOND SPONSORS - $5,000
Perkins Coie LLP
PLATINUM SPONSORS - $2,500
Judicial Dispute Resolution
Masters Law Group, PLLC
GOLD SPONSORS - $1,000
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Gordon Tilden Thomas & Cordell LLP
H|S|N|O Certified Public Accountants
Karr Tuttle Campbell
Keller Rohrback L.L.P.
Smith Goodfriend, P.S.
Summit Law Group
United Parcel Service