HON. MICHAEL TRICKEY is a judge on Division I of the Washington State Court of Appeals, having been appointed to that position on May 1, 2014 by Governor Jay Inslee. Before his appellate appointment, Judge Trickey served on the King County Superior Court from 1996-2014. During his tenure on the superior court, he has served as presiding judge (2006-2007) and as president judge of the statewide Superior Court Judges’ Association (2005-2006). He was a public defender and in private practice before becoming a judge. Judge Trickey is a graduate of the University of Washington, School of Law (1979). He received his undergraduate education at the University of California, Berkeley, and at Claremont McKenna College.