Senior Judge Fred Van Sickle

Federal Judicial Service:
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington
Nominated by George Bush on March 21, 1991, to a new seat created by 104 Stat. 5089; Confirmed by the Senate on May 9, 1991, and received commission on May 14, 1991. Served as chief judge, 2000 to July, 2005. Assumed senior status on May 1, 2008.

University of Wisconsin, B.S., 1965
University of Washington School of Law, J.D., 1968

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, First Lieutenant, JAG Corps, 1968-1970
Prosecuting attorney, Douglas County, Washington, 1971-1975
Private practice, Washington, 1970-1975
Judge, Superior Court, Grant / Douglas Counties, State of Washington, 1975-1979
Judge, Superior Court, Chelan/Douglas Counties, State of Washington, 1979-1992


Staff Information

Chambers Phone:
(509) 458-5250

Mailing Address:
PO Box 1493
Spokane, WA 99210

E-mail address for proposed orders only: