Congratulations to Hon. G. Helen Whitener

by WSBA
Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed Hon. G. Helen Whitener the to be the first black woman to serve as a justice on the Washington Supreme Court.

As a Pierce County Superior Court judge, Whitener received the Justice Charles Z. Smith Excellence in Diversity Award during the 2019 APEX Awards.

Whitener replaces recently retired Justice Wiggins on the Supreme Court.

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