Lonny R. Suko

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Lonny R. Suko
Lonny R. Suko District Judge.jpg
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington
Incumbent
Assumed office
November 1, 2013
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington
In office
July 16, 2003 – November 1, 2013
Appointed by George W. Bush
Preceded by William Fremming Nielsen
Succeeded by Salvador Mendoza Jr.
Magistrate Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington
In office
1995–2003
Personal details
Born 1943
Spokane, Washington
Alma mater Washington State University (B.A.)
University of Idaho College of Law (J.D.)

Lonny Ray Suko (born 1943) is a Senior United States federal judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington.

Early life and education[edit]

Born in Spokane, Washington, Suko received a B.A. from Washington State University in 1965 and a J.D. from the University of Idaho College of Law in 1968. He was a law clerk, Hon. Charles L. Powell, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington from 1968 to 1969.

Career[edit]

Suko was in private practice in Yakima, Washington from 1969 to 1995.

Judicial service[edit]

Suko is a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington. Suko was nominated by President George W. Bush on April 28, 2003, to a seat vacated by William Fremming Nielsen. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on July 15, 2003 and received his commission on July 16, 2003. Suko took senior status on November 1, 2013.[1] [2]

U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington, 1971-1991 (part-time)
U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington, 1995–2003

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