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March 2011 Bar Bulletin

 

SU Honors Trio at BLSA Alumni Awards

By Shontrana Gates and Chantale M. Dasher

 

On February 22, Seattle University School of Law’s Black Law Student Association (BLSA) honored alumni the Honorable Frank E. Cuthbertson and Angela Rye, and KCBA Past President James Andrus as a friend of SU and the BLSA.

Dedication to the Community

Through his professional endeavors, Judge Cuthbertson — a 1993 SU law graduate — demonstrates a strong devotion to fairness and justice in the criminal system. As the presiding judge in Pierce County Superior Court, he primarily handles criminal cases.1 With every matter that comes before him, Judge Cuthbertson actively and sincerely tries to understand the position of each party. His dedication to the system and to providing equal justice to all has earned him admiration as one of the most highly respected judges on the Pierce County bench.

His devotion has also earned him recognition in the community. In 2010, he was recognized by the American Board of Trial Advocates and awarded the “Judge of the Year” award, an honor bestowed upon members of the judiciary who demonstrate unyielding dedication to access to justice.

Through his leadership in numerous juvenile justice organizations, Judge Cuthbertson works to change the system by eliminating disparate treatment of low-income youth of color, and sits on the Pierce County Juvenile Court’s Dependency Court Improvement Project and the Juvenile Court Executive Committee.2

Leadership — A Commitment to Service


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