Richard A. Jones

Personal

Birthday: 
1950
Birthplace: 
Seattle, WA
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

King County [Washington] Prosecutor`s Office, 1975-1978; community liaison officer, 1975-1977; deputy prosecutor, 1977-1978
Staff attorney, Port of Seattle, Washington, 1978-1983
Private practice, Seattle, Washington, 1983-1988
Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of Washington, 1988-1994
Judge, Superior Court of the State of Washington, King County, 1994-2007

Education

Name of School: 
Seattle University
Degree: 
B.P.A.
Degree Year: 
1972
Name of School - Second: 

University of Washington School of Law

The University of Washington School of Law, located in Seattle, was first organized in 1899 and is fully accredited. The current law building, William H. Gates Hall, was completed and occupied in September of 2003 and is located on the Northwest corner of the main University campus. The building houses classrooms, student lounge, a coffee/snack kiosk, locker areas, the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library, and offices for faculty, administration, and student organizations. Financial aid, registration, and career service functions are run primarily as in-house operations. The building itself is fully accessible to persons in wheelchairs and is equipped with braille identifiers. William H. Gates Hall is a designated non-smoking area.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1975

Judicial Career

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

Washington Western District Court

President Nominating: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
10/29/2007
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