Independent Historian

Carol Sue Janes is an attorney practicing in Seattle, Washington. She is a past chair of the Washington State Bar Association Health Law Section, and a past chair of the King County Bar Association Appellate Practice Section. She taught at the University of Washington School of Law, served as a staff attorney for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and served as a law clerk to a Washington State Supreme Court chief justice. She has been selected to the Washington State Super Lawyers List every year since 2014. She is a member of the Loren Miller Bar Association and the Mother Attorneys Mentoring Association of Seattle.

A native of Seattle, Carol Sue has a B.A. in History (magna cum laude, with honors in History, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta, from the University of Washington, and a J.D. with honors and Executive Editor of Washington Law Review, from the University of Washington School of Law. She is an active amateur genealogist.

Jamila Taylor (1975- )

Jamila Taylor represents Washington State’s 30th Legislative District, which includes the cities of Federal Way, Des Moines, Auburn, Algona, Pacific, and Milton, as well as unincorporated parts of King County and a small part of Pierce County. Taylor, a Democrat, was elected to the legislature in November 2020 and took her … Read MoreJamila Taylor (1975- )

Kirsten Harris-Talley (1979- )

Kirsten Harris-Talley is the current Washington State Representative for the 37th Legislative District, Position 2, representing the Seattle neighborhoods of Beacon Hill, the Central District, Rainier Valley, as well as Skyway and portions of Renton. Rep. Harris-Talley was elected in November 2020 and took office … Read MoreKirsten Harris-Talley (1979- )