History of the Federal Judiciary

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Jones, Richard A.
Born 1950 in Seattle, WA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
Nominated by George W. Bush on March 19, 2007, to a seat vacated by John C. Coughenour. Confirmed by the Senate on October 4, 2007, and received commission on October 29, 2007.

Seattle University, B.P.A., 1972
University of Washington School of Law, J.D., 1975

Professional Career:
King County [Washington] Prosecutor's Office, 1975-1978; community liaison officer, 1975-1977; deputy prosecutor, 1977-1978
Staff attorney, Port of Seattle, Washington, 1978-1983
Private practice, Seattle, Washington, 1983-1988
Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of Washington, 1988-1994
Judge, Superior Court of the State of Washington, King County, 1994-2007


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