SPOKANE — A Yakima County Superior Court judge will take the seat on the state Court of Appeals being vacated by Wenatchee resident Teresa Kulik.
Robert Lawrence-Berrey Jr. won the post in an appointment announced Thursday by Gov. Jay Inslee. He was picked out a field of six applicants that also included East Wenatchee Mayor Steve Lacy.
Lawrence-Berrey has been a Superior Court judge since 2011, after a 20-year law practice.
Statewide, the appellate court reviews 4,000 to…