Judge Jill Aiko Otake

U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii
Nominated by President Donald Trump
Confirmed August 1, 2018

  • Georgetown University, B.S., 1995
  • University of Washington School of Law, J.D., 1998
  • Deputy prosecuting attorney, King County, Washington, 1998-2001, 2002-2005
  • Law clerk, Hon. Simeon R. Acoba, Jr., Supreme Court of Hawaii, 2001-2002
  • Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of Washington, 2005-2014; deputy supervisor, Terrorism and Violent Crimes Unit, 2011-2013; co-supervisor, General Crimes Unit, 2013-2014
  • Adjunct professor, Seattle University School of Law, 2007
  • Instructor, Oregon Sexual Assault Task Force, 2012
  • Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Hawaii, 2014-2018; deputy chief, Special Crimes Section, 2016-2017; acting chief, Special Crimes Section, 2017-2018
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