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Name Rice, Thomas Owen
City Spokane
State WA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
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Rice, Thomas Owen
Born 1960 in Spokane, WA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District ... read more
For biographical information from the Federal Judicial Center, see www.fjc.gov/servlet/nGetInfo?jid=3415

Rice, Thomas Owen
Born 1960 in Spokane, WA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington
Nominated by Barack Obama on June 29, 2011, to a seat vacated by Robert H. Whaley. Confirmed by the Senate on March 6, 2012, and received commission on March 8, 2012.

Education:
Gonzaga University, B.B.A., 1983
Gonzaga University School of Law, J.D., 1986

Professional Career:
Trial attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, 1986-1987
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Washington, 1987-2012; deputy chief, Criminal Division, 2000-2003; chief, Criminal Division, 2003-2006; first assistant U.S. attorney, 2006-2012



This additional biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Rice, Thomas Owen
Born 1960 in Spokane, WA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington
Nominated by Barack Obama on June 29, 2011, to a seat vacated by Robert H. Whaley. Confirmed by the Senate on March 6, 2012, and received commission on March 8, 2012. Served as chief judge, 2016-present.

Education:
Gonzaga University, B.B.A., 1983
Gonzaga University School of Law, J.D., 1986

Professional Career:
Trial attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, 1986-1987
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Washington, 1987-2012; deputy chief, Criminal Division, 2000-2003; chief, Criminal Division, 2003-2006; first assistant U.S. attorney, 2006-2012

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-WA-0002 : United States v. Firestack-Harvey


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