Marsha J. Pechman

Personal

Birthday: 
1951
Birthplace: 
Salem, OR
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Deputy prosecutor, King County, Washington, 1976-1979
Instructor and staff attorney, University of Washington School of Law, 1979-1981
Private practice, Seattle, Washington, 1981-1988
Adjunct professor, University of Puget Sound, 1983-1987
Judge, Superior Court of the State of Washington, King County, 1988-1999

Education

Name of School: 
Cornell University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1973
Name of School - Second: 

Boston University School of Law

Boston University School of Law (BU Law) is a nationally recognized law school located in the heart of Boston University's campus on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston, Massachusetts.

Consistently ranked in the top 30 law schools, "U.S. News and World Report" currently ranks it 26th in the country. Three specialties are in the top 10, including Health Law (#5), Tax Law (#7), and Intellectual Property Law (#9). Princeton Review ranks it 2nd place nationally in "Best Professors" and 7th place for "Best Classroom Experience." For the class of 2017, the median student LSAT score was 163 and median GPA was 3.66.

Boston University School of Law offers a broad selection of legal classes and seminars (approximately 200) with a student to faculty ratio of 12:1.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1976

Judicial Career

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

Washington Western District Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
9/9/1999
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