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Carol Dimmick

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Carol Dimmick
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Western District of Washington
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #7T
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   4/4/1985 - 11/1/1997
Chief:   1994 - 1997
Senior:   11/1/1997 - Present
Preceded by:   98 Stat. 333
Succeeded by:   Robert Lasnik
Personal History
Born:   1929
Hometown:   Seattle, WA
Undergraduate:   University of Washington, B.A., 1951
Law School:   University of Washington School of Law, J.D., 1953

Carol Dimmick is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington. She joined the court in 1985 after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan.

Early life and education

A Washington native, Dimmick graduated from the University of Washington with her bachelor's degree in 1951 and her juris doctorate degree in 1953.

Professional career

Dimmick began her career as a Assistant state attorney general for the Washington State Attorney General's Office from 1953 to 1954. In 1955, Dimmick became the Deputy prosecuting attorney for King County from 1955 to 1962. Dimmick also served as a private practice attorney licensed in the State of Washington from 1959 to 1960 and 1962 to 1965. Dimmick also served as District Court Judge in the Northeast District Court of King County from 1965 to 1975. Dimmick later on became a Superior court judge in the King County Superior Court from 1976 to 1980. In 1981, Dimmick was elected Justice of the Washington Supreme Court from 1981 to 1985.

Judicial career

Western District of Washington

Dimmick was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on March 7, 1985 to a new seat created by 98 Stat. 333 which was approved by Congress.[1] Dimmick was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on April 3, 1985 on a senate vote and received commission on April 4, 1985. Dimmick later assumed senior status on November 1, 1997.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA-New Seat
Western District of Washington
Seat #7T
Succeeded by:
Robert Lasnik