Benjamin Hale Settle
|Benjamin Hale Settle|
|Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington|
July 2, 2007
|Appointed by||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||Frank Burgess|
|Born||Benjamin Hale Settle
1947 (age 69–70)
|Education||Claremont McKenna College B.A.
Willamette University College of Law J.D.
Benjamin Hale Settle (born 1947) is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington.
Education and career
Born in Olympia, Washington, Settle received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Claremont McKenna College in 1969 and a Juris Doctor from Willamette University College of Law in 1972. He was in private practice in Washington in 1972, and again from 1976 to 2007. From 1973 to 1976, he was in the Judge Advocate General's Corps of the United States Army.
Federal judicial service
On January 9, 2007, Settle was nominated by President George W. Bush to a seat on the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington vacated by Frank Burgess. Settle was confirmed by the United States Senate on June 28, 2007, and received his commission on July 2, 2007.
- Benjamin Hale Settle at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
|Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington
|This Washington (state) biographical article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|