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  • Seattle Magazine

    Most Influential, Politics: Steve Gonzalez

    “This nation was founded on the idea that we’re all entitled to equal rights, even if we didn’t have it at the time,” Gonzalez says. “And I think our job is to reinterpret those fundamental principles in a way that gives meaning to those principles to all of us.”

  • Washington State Bar News

    Working Toward a Just Court

    Following a vote of his peers, Justice Steven C. González was sworn in as the Washington Supreme Court’s 58th Chief Justice on Jan. 11. Lisa H. Mansfield was sworn in as the Lakewood Municipal Court Judge on Sept. 22, 2020. Recently, Judge Mansfield sat down (virtually) with Chief Justice González to discuss issues pertaining to access to justice. What follows is an excerpt of their wide-ranging conversation.