A candidate for Court of Appeals, Court of Appeals, Division 3, District 1 in the 2020 Washington General Election, Nov. 3
Party: No party
City: Spokane, Washington
Education: Graduated from Ferris High School in 1994. Took a year to teach on the Marshal Islands. Graduated from Eastern Washington University with a degree in economics in 2000. Earned his law degree from the University of Louisville in 2009.
Work experience: Originally worked in the banking field after college. Admitted to the Washington Bar in 2010 and worked at law firm with his father and brother after obtaining his legal degree until 2013, when he started his own law firm. Recently joined the firm of Jim Sweetser.
Political experience: First run for office.
Family: Married to Michelle Casey. Has three children.
Fundraising: Raised nearly $65,000 in cash and in-kind contributions as of Wednesday, according to the Washington Public Disclosure Commission. Casey is the largest contributor to his own campaign, with donations totaling $28,000 in cash. Other contributors include fellow attorney Jim Sweetser, including a $2,000 cash contribution from a real estate company Sweetser owns. Casey also received $2,000 from the political arm of the Washington State Association of Justice, a Seattle-based organization that says its supports civil justice candidates.
|Tracy Arlene Staab (N)||190,276||63.29%|
|Marshall Casey (N)||110,355||36.71%|
Whitener and Montoya-Lewis easily retain their Washington Supreme Court seats; Staab wins appeals court race
Spokane County voters cast ballots in three contested judicial races in this election. One is for a seat on the state’s Court of Appeals, and two are for seats on the Washington Supreme Court.
Municipal Judge Tracy Staab faces attorney Marshall Casey for vacancy on appeals court
Both candidates tout their appellate experience as a reason to succeed retiring Judge Kevin Korsmo. Staab says she’s received stellar marks in independent reviews by state bar associations, while Casey argues he’s been closer to clients and that will serve him well on the panel.
Judge Kevin Korsmo retiring after 12 years on state appeals court
“This is the place where errors get corrected,” Korsmo said of the appeals court.
Two candidates running to replace Judge Kevin Korsmo on Washington Court of Appeals
Korsmo, who has served on the court since 2008, plans to retire at the end of the year. Spokane Municipal Judge Tracy Staab and local attorney Marshall Casey are running to replace him.
A look at Rep. Matt Shea’s legal career: Recently laid off, he’s sued bad drivers and a state university
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