WA Supreme Court Justices to speak at Carl Maxey luncheon

Washington Supreme Court Justices Mary Yu and Raquel Montoya-Lewis, the first Native American on the court, will be presenting at the 16th annual Carl J. Maxey Diversity Luncheon on Friday (Feb. 28) from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m, hosted by the Diversity Section of the Spokane County Bar Association. It will be taking place at Gonzaga University’s Hemmingson Center Ballroom.

Pastor Walter J. Kendricks of Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church will be the keynote speaker.

The Maxey family will be giving their Maxey scholarship to a law student.

In the evening, Justices Yu and Montoya-Lewis will be at a “Community Welcome,” event that is open to the public.  It will be held at the Community Building at 35 W. Main Ave from 4:30 – 6 p.m.

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Matthew Kincanon is a former Digital Content Producer with a journalism and political science degree from Gonzaga University. His journalism experience includes the Gonzaga Bulletin, The Spokesman-Review, and now SpokaneFāVS. He said he is excited to be a freelancer at SpokaneFāVS because, as a Spokane native, he wants to learn more about the various religious communities and cultures in his hometown.

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