Melly named to take over as Clallam judge
December 6th, 2013 - 5:23am
(Port Angeles) – Clallam County's hearings examiner will become Clallam County's next Superior Court Judge.
Washington Governor Jay Inslee this week named Chris Melly to take over on the bench when current judge Brooke Taylor retires at the end of this month.
Melly ran unsuccessfully for another position up for election last year.
Prior to becoming the county's hearings examiner, Melly served as the chief deputy prosecutor for Clallam County.
He'll take the bench on January 2nd.
The position will go before voters next fall. Melly has already said he will run.
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