Senior Judge Edward F. Shea

Federal Judicial Service:

U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington
Nominated by William J. Clinton on September 4, 1997, to a seat vacated by Alan Angus McDonald; Confirmed by the Senate on March 27, 1998, and received commission on April 8, 1998. 
Assumed senior status on June 7, 2012.


  • Boston State College, B.S.Ed., 1965
  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1970

Professional Career:

  • Law clerk, Hon. Harold Petrie, Washington State Court of Appeals, Division II, 1970-1971
  • Private practice, 1971-1998

Staff Information

Chambers Phone:
(509) 943-8190


Mailing Address:
825 Jadwin Avenue, Suite 320
Richland, WA 99352

E-mail address for proposed orders only: