Carolyn Reaber Dimmick, American federal judge. Bar: Washington 1953. Named one of Washington Women of Year, Seattle University Women's Law Caucus, 2004; recipient Vanguard Honor award, King County Women Lawyers, 1996, Distinguished Alumni award, University Washington School Law, 1997, Outstanding Jurist award, King County Bar Association, 2003.
Assistant attorney general State of Washington, Seattle, 1953-1955. Deputy prosecuting attorney King County, 1955-1959, 60-62. Private practice attorney Seattle, 1959-1960, 62-65.
Judge Northeast District Court, King County, 1965-1975, King County Superior Court, 1976-1980. Justice Washington Supreme Court, 1981-1985. Judge United States District Court (western district) Washington, Seattle, 1985—1997, chief judge, 1994-1997, senior judge, since 1997.
Member Judicial Resources Committee, 1987—1994, chairman, 1991—1994. Member Judicial Conference Committee Review Circuit Council Conduct & Disability Orders, 2007—2009, 9th Circuit Space and Security Committee, since 2009.