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JUDGE WHITENER RECEIVES THE WSBA JUSTICE CHARLES Z. SMITH AWARD

The Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) gives this year’s Charles Z Smith Excellence in Diversity APEX Award to Judge Whitener for her significant contribution to diversity in the legal profession. APEX stands for Acknowledging Professional Excellence. The awards honor legal luminaries across the state who champion justice, act with integrity and professionalism, and serve the public and their communities through the rule of law.