Ronald B. Leighton

Personal

Birthday: 
1951
Birthplace: 
Stockton, CA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Tacoma, Washington, 1976-2002

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, April 30, 1992; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Whitworth College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1973
Name of School - Second: 

University of California, Hastings College of the Law

University of California Hastings College of the Law is a public, coeducational, full-time law school in downtown San Francisco. We are one of the top-rated law schools in the United States. Hastings was founded in 1878 as the first law department of the University of California and is one of the most exciting and vibrant legal education centers in the nation. Our faculty are nationally renowned as both teachers and scholars.

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: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
11/26/2002
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