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Tacoma trial lawyer Stan Rumbaugh wants to take on Justice Johnson

Post by Brad Shannon / The Olympian on June 9, 2010 at 6:57 am with No Comments »
June 9, 2010 9:11 am

A Pierce County trial lawyer, Stan Rumbaugh, says he is filing to run for the state Supreme Court against conservative, one-term Justice James Johnson.

Rumbaugh, who filed late Tuesday, put out a news release that flatly accused Johnson of siding with corporations, insurers and the state builders’ lobby. Johnson’s campaign responded almost as caustically, saying Rumbaugh has never done appellate work and is “unqualified” for the Supreme Court.

This developing challenge to Johnson was one of the few surprises on Tuesday, the second day of candidate filing week in Washington’s 2010 election cycle.

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