General Election: November 7, 2017

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Nathan Choi


Washington Court of Appeals

Division I, District One, Position 2

Nathan ChoiLegal/Judicial Experience: Litigated in multiple jurisdictions including Federal 9th Circuit. Hawaii Supreme Court Appointed Arbitrator from 2003 to 2009. Licensed in 3 American Jurisdictions

Other Professional Experience: Accounting Professor Hawaii Business College; Merrill Lynch’s Midmarket stock trading desk; Developed numerous Real Estate projects; Director of Condominium Associations; Chief Executive Officer of Private Equity and Non-Profit Charitable Organizations

Education: Juris Doctor, University Hawai'i: MBA, University Hawai'i; Double-majored Accounting / Real Estate, University Hawai'i

Community Service: Nathan Choi Scholarship Foundation assisted over thirty students attend college. Conducted numerous open seminars to educate migrant communities about volatile immigration policies and laws. Personally and generously funded various international missionary/humanitarian organizations

Statement: Over the course of my legal career, I have had the honor of practicing law and helping people all across our great United States; and throughout the globe. I have the necessary experience and background to face the dynamic challenges that our Judiciary will encounter due to the constant advancement of our society. I have been a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, American Trial Lawyers Association and most proudly MENSA.

I believe Judiciary access is for everyone and not just those who can afford it. I am determined to uphold the Washington and U.S. Constitutions; and willing to challenge any Governmental entity that dishonors it. We must protect all Washingtonians and continue to ensure our economic prosperity by making intelligent decisions and wise interpretations of laws to benefit all the people in our EverGreat State.

Chief Justice Ronald Moon (1993 to 2010) proclaims it the best, “I am indeed honored to endorse you as a Judge with the King County Court of Appeals. Your unwavering interest and work throughout the years in the legal field indicates a strong commitment to Public Service, which I'm confident the Washington State Judiciary would deem to be a Great Asset.”

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  Opponent: Michael Spearman
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Cardozo Society * Exceptionally
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Joint Asian
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Loren Miller Bar Association * Exceptionally
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Latina/o Bar Association
of Washington
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Well Qualified
The LGBT Bar Association
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