Edward F. Shea

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Edward F. Shea
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Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington
Assumed office
June 7, 2012
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington
In office
April 8, 1998 – June 7, 2012
Appointed by Bill Clinton
Preceded by Alan Angus McDonald
Succeeded by Stanley Allen Bastian
Personal details
Born Edward F. Shea
1942 (age 74–75)
Malden, Massachusetts
Education Boston State College B.S.Ed.
Georgetown University Law Center J.D.

Edward F. Shea (born 1942) is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Malden, Massachusetts, Shea received a Bachelor of Science in Education degree from Boston State College in 1965 and a Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center in 1970. Shea was a law clerk to Judge Harold Petrie of the Washington State Court of Appeals, Division II from 1970 to 1971. He was in private practice from 1971 to 1998.

Federal judicial service[edit]

Shea is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington. Shea was nominated by President Bill Clinton on September 4, 1997, to a seat vacated by Alan Angus McDonald. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 27, 1998, and received his commission on April 8, 1998. Shea assumed senior status on June 7, 2012.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Alan Angus McDonald
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington
1998–2012
Succeeded by
Stanley Allen Bastian