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William D. Hyslop Assumes Office as The United States Attorney For The Eastern District Of Washington

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Washington

Today, William D. Hyslop was sworn-in as the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington. William Hyslop was nominated by President Donald Trump in May 2019 and confirmed by the United States Senate on June 27, 2019.

Bill Hyslop joined Lukins & Annis, P.S. in 1980, and became a Principal in the firm in 1984. He served as the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington from 1991-1993. He rejoined Lukins & Annis, P.S. in 1993, and has been serving as Principal in the firm in its Litigation Department. He has also served as an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association. Bill Hyslop graduated from Washington State University in 1973, received a Master’s Degree from the University of Washington in 1977, and earned his Law Degree from the Gonzaga University School of Law in 1980.

He is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington, for the Western District of Washington, and for the District of Idaho; in the Ninth Circuit for the U.S. Court of Appeals; and before the U.S. Supreme Court. He is also admitted to practice in the state courts in Washington and Idaho. In addition, he has been active in a number of professional and civic roles, and has received honors including:

President, Washington State Bar Association, 2015 – 2016

Washington State Bar Association President’s Award, 2006

Member, Board of Governors of the Washington State Bar Association Lawyer Representative, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington

to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference

President, Federal Bar Association of the Eastern District of Washington

Trustee, Legal Foundation of Washington

President, Spokane County Bar Association

Spokane County Bar Association Smithmoore P. Myers Professionalism Award, 2008

Co-Chair, Washington State Bar Association Committee on Public Defense

Washington Supreme Court Task Force on Equal Justice Funding

Vice Chair, City of Spokane Use of Force Commission

Associated Builders & Contractors Chair of Inland Pacific Chapter

Associated General Contractors, Inland Northwest Chapter, Director

President, Washington State University Alumni Association

Washington State University Alumni Achievement Award, 2002

Washington State University President’s Award for Leadership and Service, 2001

Co-Chair of Citizens for Spokane’s Schools and successful Bond Issue

Campaigns to Construct New Schools

Co-Chair of Community Campaign for Construction of Spokane’s New Veteran’s

Memorial Arena

Assistant Scoutmaster and Trooper Committee Chair, Boy Scouts of America

Board Member, Morning Star Boys’ Ranch

President, Morning Star Boys’ Ranch Foundation

Member, Rotary Club of Spokane

United States Attorney, William D. Hyslop said, “It is with great honor and humility that I assume this office for a second term. I look forward to supporting our justice system, working with law enforcement at all levels, and to maintaining and preserving the fine reputation this office has for upholding the law and administering equal justice for all.”

Updated July 19, 2019