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Rosanna Malouf Peterson

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington
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Biography

Born 1951 in Salt Lake City, UT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington
Nominated by Barack Obama on October 13, 2009, to a seat vacated by Frederick L. Van Sickle. Confirmed by the Senate on January 25, 2010, and received commission on January 26, 2010. Served as chief judge, 2011-present.

Education:
University of North Dakota, B.A., 1977
University of North Dakota, M.A., 1983
University of North Dakota School of Law, J.D., 1991

Professional Career:
Lecturer, Department of English, University of North Dakota, 1984-1988
Staff attorney, Hon. Fred Van Sickle, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington, 1991-1993
Private practice, 1993-2010
Faculty, Gonzaga University School of Law, 1999-2010; adjunct professor of law, 1999-2005; director of externship program, 2002-2010; visiting professor of law, 2005-2007; assistant professor of law, 2007-2010

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Washington
Washington State Bar Association
ID Number: 21343
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Professional Experience
Judge
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington
- Current
Served as chief judge, 2011-present.
Faculty
Gonzaga University School of Law
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adjunct professor of law, 1999-2005; director of externship program, 2002-2010; visiting professor of law, 2005-2007; assistant professor of law, 2007-2010
Attorney
Private Practice
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Staff attorney
Hon. Fred Van Sickle, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington
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Lecturer
Department of English, University of North Dakota
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Education
University of North Dakota School of Law
J.D. (1991)
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University of North Dakota
M.A. (1983)
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University of North Dakota
B.A. (1977)
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Professional Associations
Washington State Bar Association  # 21343
Member
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
United States District Court, Eastern District of Washington
Website
Federal Judicial Center Biography
Contact & Map
PO Box 1493
Spokane, WA 99210
Telephone: (509) 458-5260