Governor Parnell Appoints Michael Corey to Anchorage Superior Court
July 23, 2014, Juneau, Alaska - Governor Sean Parnell today appointed Michael Corey to the Anchorage Superior Court.
“Michael Corey has an extensive background in litigation and will bring a wealth of courtroom experience to the Superior Court bench,” said Governor Sean Parnell. “He has served Alaska well in private practice and has demonstrated his commitment to the community through his on-going coaching and investment in Alaska’s youth.”
Corey, of Anchorage, has been an Alaska resident for more than 34 years, and has practiced law for 28 years. He has been in private practice since 1985, first with Wuestenfeld & Corey, LLC, and most recently, since 2013, at Jermain, Dunnagan, & Owens, P.C. Corey is a member of the American Bar Association, Anchorage Bar Association, Alaska Bar Association, and past member of the Alaska Bar Ethics Committee.
Active in the community, he has coached hockey in Anchorage for 22 years. Corey is currently an assistant coach of the Service High School Varsity Hockey Team. He received a bachelor’s degree in geology from the University of Colorado and a juris doctorate from the University of San Diego, School of Law.
Alaska’s Superior Courts are trial courts for both civil and criminal cases. They also serve as appellate courts for cases from the district courts and some administrative agencies. Superior Courts hear cases involving children, domestic relations and property matters.
Corey replaces Judge Sen Tan, who is retiring.