September 2018 Bar Bulletin
From the Desk of the Presiding Judge By Laura Inveen
Welcoming new judges is becoming a monthly occurrence. This month, I’d like to introduce you to Judge Maureen McKee, who began with King County Superior Court on August 13. Judge McKee assumes Department 5 and the caseload of Judge Lori-Kay Smith, who was recently appointed to Division One of the Court of Appeals.
Judge McKee’s work as a lawyer spans 15½ years representing indigent defendants. After graduating from Cornell Law School in 2001, she travelled to Seattle to join the nonprofit Defender Association, which later became the Defender Association Division...