Senior Judge Robert H. Whaley

Federal Judicial Service:
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington
Nominated by William J. Clinton on May 24, 1995, to a seat vacated by Justin L. Quackenbush; Confirmed by the Senate on June 30, 1995, and received commission on June 30, 1995. Served as Chief Judge from August 1, 2005 to July 12, 2009. Assumed senior status on July 12, 2009.

Princeton University, A.B., 1965
Emory University School of Law, J.D., 1968

Professional Career:
U.S. Marine Corps, 1968
Private practice, Georgia, 1968-1969
Trial attorney, Land and Natural Resources Division, U.S. Dept. of Justice, 1969-1971
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Washington, 1971-1972
Private practice, Spokane, Washington, 1972-1992
Judge, Superior Court of Spokane County, Washington, 1992-1995


Staff Information

Chambers Phone:
(509) 458-5270

Mailing Address:
PO Box 1493
Spokane, WA 99210

E-mail address for proposed orders only: