Chief Judge Rosanna Malouf Peterson

Federal Judicial Service:
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. Serving as Chief Judge effective January 27, 2011.

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

Professional Career:
Lecturer, University of North Dakota Department of English, 1984-1988
Staff Attorney, Hon. Fred Van Sickle, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington, 1991-1993
Private practice of law, 1993-2010
Adjunct Professor of Law, 1999-2005, Visiting Professor of Law, 2005-2007, Assistant Professor of Law, 2007-2010, Gonzaga University School of Law
Director of Externship Program, Gonzaga University of School of Law, 2002-2010

Staff Information

Chambers Phone:
(509) 458-5260

 

Mailing Address:
PO Box 1493
Spokane, WA 99210