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.

Education:
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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