Senior Judge Wm Fremming Nielsen

Federal Judicial Service:
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington
Nominated by George Bush on March 21, 1991, to a seat vacated by Robert J. McNichols; Confirmed by the Senate on May 9, 1991, and received commission on May 14, 1991. Served as chief judge, 1995-2000. Assumed senior status on May 30, 2003.

Education:
University of Washington, B.A., 1956
University of Washington School of Law, LL.B., 1962

Professional Career:
U.S. Air Force First Lieutenant, 1956-1959
Law clerk, Hon. Charles L. Powell, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington, 1963-1964
Private practice, Spokane, Washington, 1964-1991

Staff Information

Chambers Phone:
(509) 458-5290

 

Mailing Address:
PO Box 1493
Spokane, WA 99210