History of the Federal Judiciary


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Lasnik, Robert S.
Born 1951 in Staten Island, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
Nominated by William J. Clinton on May 11, 1998, to a seat vacated by Carolyn R. Dimmick. Confirmed by the Senate on October 21, 1998, and received commission on October 22, 1998. Served as chief judge, 2004-2011.

Education:
Brandeis University, A.B., 1972
Northwestern University, M.S., 1973
Northwestern University, M.A., 1974
University of Washington School of Law, J.D., 1978

Professional Career:
King County [Washington] Prosecutor's Office, 1978-1990; deputy prosecutor, 1978-1981; senior deputy prosecutor, 1981-1983; chief of staff, 1983-1990
Judge, Superior Court of the State of Washington, King County, 1990-1998

 

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