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Leighton, Ronald B.

Born 1951 in Stockton, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 23, 2002, to a seat vacated by Robert J. Bryan. Confirmed by the Senate on November 14, 2002, and received commission on November 26, 2002.

Education:
Whitworth College, B.A., 1973
University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 1976

Professional Career:

Private practice, Tacoma, Washington, 1976-2002

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, April 30, 1992; no Senate vote