Diane J. Humetewa is an American attorney and professor. In 2013 President Barack Obama nominated Humetewa to serve as a judge on the U.S. District Court for Arizona and in May of 2014 she was confirmed by the Senate. She is the first Native American woman to serve in a federal court. Humetewa previously served as U.S. attorney for the District of Arizona from 2007 to 2009.
Diane J. Humetewa was born in Arizona, a member of the Native American Hopi tribe located in the northeastern part of the state. She earned a bachelor of science degree from Arizona State University in 1987, and then acquired a juris doctor from the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State...Read more
- December 05, 1964
OccupationFederal court judge
- U.S. attorney