Born 1951 in Stockton, CA
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, 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.
Whitworth College, B.A., 1973
University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 1976
Private practice, Tacoma, Washington, 1976-2002
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, April 30, 1992; no Senate vote