Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Judge Jones Nominated for W.D. Wash.

President Bush has nominated Judge Richard Jones (King County Superior Court since 1994) to fill the vacancy in the Western District of Washington created by Judge Coughenour's taking senior status. Superior Court Judge Jones nominated for federal judgeship, Seattle Times, March 20, 2007.

Judge Jones graduated from the UW School of Law in 1975. He was a deputy prosecutor for King County, an assistant U.S. attorney, and an associate at Bogle & Gates before becoming a judge. For more biographical information, the press release from when he received WSBA's Outstanding Judge Award (2004) and the profile in the King County Bar Bulletin the same year.

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