Seattle, Washington – October 1, 2014: Washington State Veterans Bar Association announced today that it has evaluated Dominique Jinhong for Pierce County Superior Court Judge and considers her to be “Extremely Well Qualified“ for the position.
Ms. Jinhong has demonstrated a strong commitment to veteran's issues and policies that advocate improving the lives of Washington State's 650,000 veterans. Ms. Jinhong is a former Army JAG officer that was stationed at JBLM from 1999-2004. She served as a legal assistance officer, trial counsel, and operations officer advising on site in South Korea. After her active duty service she continued to serve the veterans comminity as a member of the Veterans Employment Resource Group (VERG) that serves as a cross-agency group of veterans in state service advising and assisting with veteran recruitment, retention, and development strategies. VERG directly supports NW Edge on JBLM who targets active duty soldiers and airmen transitioning to civilian service. Ms. Jinhong also runs workshops and job fairs for veterans and state agencies helping service men and women translate their careers in the military to civilian job classifications.
"I'm honored to receive the highest judicial rating of the Washington State Veterans Bar Association," said Pierce County Superior Court judicial candidate Dominique Jinhong. "Through their efforts, the WSVBA is an invaluable ally in advocating for the 650,000 veterans of Washington State. I look forward to working with them and the veterans community in Pierce County to improve the lives of veterans in our community.”
"JBLM is Pierce County's largest employer and Dominique Jinhong is an exciting candidate who has brought both military and judicial experience to this race. The Washington State Veterans Bar Association (WSVBA) has full faith in her ability to do great things if appointed to this position.” said, WSVBA board member John Tymczyszyn.
About Washington State Veterans Bar Association
Washington State Veterans Bar Association (WSVBA) is a networking organization for attorneys and law students who have served in the United States Armed Forces. We are a non-partisan and veteran-centric organization. We seek to provide a voice for the 650,000 veterans of Washington State and address legal, political, and social issues facing veterans and their families.