Diane Humetewa

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Birthday
5, 1964
Birthplace
Arizona
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
5, 1964 (age 55)
Birthplace
Arizona

About

Famous as the first Native American woman to become a United States federal judge, she served as both the U.S. District Attorney for Arizona and the U.S. District Judge for the U.S. District Court of Arizona.

Before Fame

After graduating from Arizona State University's Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, she established a legal practice in which she served as a senior litigator and a tribal liaison.

Trivia

She served on both the Hopi Tribal Appellate Court and the U.S. Sentencing Commission's Native American Subcommittee.

Family Life

The child of Mary and Donald Huetewa and the wife of Miguel Juarez, she holds Hopi tribal membership.

Associated With

In early 2007, John McCain recommended that then-president George W. Bush nominate Humetewa for the position of U.S. Attorney for the District of Arizona.