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Richard Francis McDermott, American judge. Bar: Washington 1973, United States District Court (western district) Washington 1973, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1973, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1981. Named Washington Super Lawyer, Washington Law and Politics, 1999.

Background

McDermott, Richard Francis was born on February 18, 1948 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Son of Richard F. Senior and Madeline (Frison) McDermott.

Education

Bachelor in Political Science, Seattle University, 1970. Juris Doctor, University Washington, 1973. Graduate, National Judicial College, 2002.

Career

Attorney King County, Seattle, 1973-1976. Associate Parks, Johnson & East, Bellevue, 1976-1978. Partner Revelle, Ries & McDermott, 1978-1986, McDermott & Jones, Bellevue, 1986—1993, Richard F. McDermott, Junior P.S., 1993—2000.

King County Superior Court judge, since 2000. Member Minorities and Justice Commission, since 1993. Adjunct professor law Seattle University School Law, since 1999.

Member Board Court Education, 2003, vice chair, since 2004.

Achievements

  • Bar: Washington 1973, United States District Court (western district) Washington 1973, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1973, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1981.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (with others) Best of Continuing Legal Education Seminar, 1986, Auto Accident Deskbook, 1988.

Membership

Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army Reserve, 1970. Member Washington State Bar Association (special disciplinary counsel 1993-1999), Seattle King County Bar Association, East King County Bar Association, Association Trial Lawyers American, Washington State Trial Lawyers Association (board directors 1982-1990), Superior Court Judge's Association (spring conference chair 2002, 05). Lodges: Rotary.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, baseball.

Connections

Married Susan Lynn Brandt, February 19, 1977. Children: Kelsey Anne, Megan Marie, Michael Brandt.

father:
Richard F. Senior McDermott

mother:
Madeline (Frison) McDermott

spouse:
Susan Lynn Brandt

children:
Kelsey Anne McDermott

Megan Marie McDermott

Michael Brandt McDermott