Haley, Donald D. was born on November 25, 1932 in Roanoke, Louisiana, United States.
Bachelor in Political Science, University Washington, 1955. Bachelor of Laws, University Washington, 1958.
Law clerk, bailiff to Judge Eugene A. Wright King County Supervisor Court, Seattle, 1959, elected judge, since 1983. Private practice, 1959-1963. Hearing examiner Board Industrial Insurance Appeals State of Washington, 1963-1968, 63-82.
With Lundin, Haley & Hansen, Inc. P.S., 1968-1982; judge pro tempore Seattle Municipal Court, 1982.
President Northwest Area Conference National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 1977-1981, chairman west coast region, 1971-1972. Board directors Seattle Civil Service Commission, 1974-1977, active 1977-1981, chairman, 1973, 76, 78. Member Central Area Committee on Civil Rights, 1969-1981.
Member American Bar Association (member executive committee national conference state trial judges since 1989, member mebership, bylaws, credentials and communications committee national conference state trial judges, taskforce on opportunities for minorities in the judicial administration division, executive committee liason to the education committee, member ethics and professional responsibility committee national conference state trial judges, vice chair national conference state trial judges 1996-1997, chair elect national conference s tate trial judges, 1997-1998 immediate past chair national conference state trial judges 1 999—), Supervisor Court Judges Association State of Washington (board trustees 1990-1992, president-elect 1992-1993, president-judge 1993-1994, immediate past president 1994-1995, member executive committee 1992-1995 representative to bench bar press liaison committee fire brigade of bench bar press committee Washington since 1982, member legislation committee since 1997, member education committee since 1983), Washington Bar Association (rules and instructions committee 1974-1976, member trial practice seminary committee 1974-1976), Seattle-King County Bar Association (chairman public information committee 1980, member nomination committee 1978, member organization committee, member family law section 1974-1982, member bench bar press conference committee 1975, member criminal law section 1974-1982, member internal and client relations subcommittee 1969-1971, member human relations committee 1985-1986).
Married Margaret E. Haley. 1 child, Byron Daughter of.