Barbara Jacobs Rothstein

Personal

Birthday: 
1939
Birthplace: 
Brooklyn, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1966-1968
Assistant attorney general and chief trial attorney, Consumer Protection and Antitrust Division, State of Washington, 1968-1977
Adjunct professor, University of Washington Law School, 1975-1977
Judge, Superior Court of the State of Washington, King County, 1977-1980
Director, Federal Judicial Center, 2003-2011

Education

Name of School: 
Cornell University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1960
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

The world's premier center for legal education and research, Harvard Law School provides unparalleled opportunities to study law and related disciplines in an energetic and creative learning environment. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, and teaching. Through its faculty, students, and alumni, Harvard Law School is able to contribute solutions to the world's most complex legal and social challenges.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1966

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Western District of Washington
Court Name: 

Washington Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
2/20/1980
Retirement from Active Service: 
9/1/2011
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