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William F. Nielson – 2007

William F. Nielson – 2007

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 
EASTERN DISTRICT WASHINGTON 
WM. FREMMING NIELSEN Post Office Box 2208 Senior Judge 
 
Spokane, Washington 99210-2208 
 
July 2008 
Judicial Conference the United States Courts Committee Finandal Disclosure One Columbus Circle, .E. Washington, 20544 
Re: 	Calendar Year 2007 Filing 
Dear Judge Smith: 
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Wm. Fremming Nielsen Senior U.S. District Judge 
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Enclosures NONE (No reportable positions.) 
POSITION NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY Committee Member Spokane YMCA Endowment Committee Government Act 1978 
Rev. 112008 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2007 USC. app.  101-111) Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) NIELSEN, WILLIAM Court Organization USDC, Date Report 04/30/2008 Title (Article Ill judges indicate active senior status; magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) JUDGE, SENIOR Sa. Report Type (check appropriate type) Nomination, Date Initial [l] Annual Sb. Amended Report Final Reporting Period 0I10112007 12/31/2007 Chambers Oflice Address POST OFFICE BOX 2208 SPOKANE, WASHINGTON 99210-2208 the basis or the information contained this Report and any modifications pertaining thereto, is, opinion, compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Reviewing Officer Date 
 
/Llf PORT ANT NOTES: The imtructions accompanying this form must followed. Complete all parts, checking the NONE box fur each part where you have reportable information. Sign lust page. POSIT NS. (Reporting individual only; xee pp. 9-fJ filing instruction>.) Committee Member Museum Arts and Culture 
 
 
 
Name Person Reporting 
Date Report 
FINACIAL DISCLOSURE REPORT Page 2of14 
NIELSEN, WILLIAM 
04/30/2008 
Ill. NO:-JNYESTMENT INCOME. (Reporting individual and spou>e; mpp. 17-14 offiling/n>truLtiun>.) Filers !.on-Investment Income [ZJ NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 
SOURCE AND TYPE INCOME (yours, not spouses) Spouses Non-Investment Income -If you were married during any portion the reporting year, Lomplete this SeLtiun. 
(Doi fur umounr not required except for honoruriu.) 
NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) 
[ZJ 
 
SOURCE AND TYPE R1.YJB RSEMENTS -transportation, ludging,fi1od, entertainment. 
(Includes those spouse und dependent children: see pp. 25-27 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable reimbursem ents.) 
DATES LOCATION PURPOSE ITEMS PAID PROVIDED 
Tampa Bay Chapter rederd: Bar Association 05123107 05/25/07 Salt Lake City, Utah Sentencing Seminar Hotel Room Food* Incidentals paid directly, Airline Tickets add! food lndicentals reimbursed GIFTS. (Includes thosi ! use spu11se and dependent children; see pp. 32-33 filing imtructiuns-.) 
NONE (No reportable liabilities.) 
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CREDITOR DESCRIPTION VALUE CODE 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Name Person Reporting 
04/30/2008 
NIELSEN, WILLIAM 
Vil. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, vu1ue, trumaction> r1nc1ud., tho>e >pou;e und dependent children; ;ee pp. 34-60 uffiting in>truction>-J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
 Description Assets income during (including trust assets) reporting period 
Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
reporting period 
 
(1) 
(1) 
(2) 
(3) 
(5) 
(4) 
Date 
Amount Type (e.g., 
Value 
Value 
Type (e.g., 
Gain 
Value 
Identity 
Place (X) afer each asset 
Month- 
Code 
Code Method 
Code 
buy, sell, 
buyer/seller 
exempt from prior disclosure (A-H) 
Day int.) 
Code 
redemption) 
(J-P) 
(if private 
(A-H) 
(J-P) 
(Q-W) 
transaction) lm:omt: Gd10 CuJc: (St!e Cotumfh and 04) 	 
Valut: Cude:. {Set! Column::. and 03) 
Value Method Codt: Column C2) =SI ,000 less S50,0UI  SI00,000 :::S 15,UUU !es 5250,00I -5500,000 ,525,000,00 -$50,000,000 =Appmial =1:3uok Value ,00 -S2,500 05100,001  Sl,000,000 515,001 -550,000 S500,00  ,000,000 =Cut (Rt:.tl btate 001y) =-Other S2.5U  $5,UUU Sl,000,001 -55,UUO,OOU 550,001 -SI00,000 51,000,001 -55,000,UUO =f...10re than S50,UOU,UUU =Assessment --Estimated s5.oot. s15,ooo =515,001 -550,000 Mure than S5,000,0UU =SI 00,00 -S250,000 55,000,001 -S25,lJOll,OOll =Cash Market 
 
Date Report 
NIELSEN, WILLIAM 
04/30/2008 
VII. INVEST MEN and TRUSTS -incume, vulue, trunsuctiuns r1nc1udes use spuuse and dependent children; ,ee PP 14-60 uffiling instructiuns.J 
 
NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Income during 
Gross value end 
reporting period 
reporting period 
Amount 
Value 
Type (e.g., 
Type (e.g., 
Value 
Code 
div., rent, 
Code 
buy, sell, 
Method 
(A-1-l) int.) 
redemption) 
Code 
(J-P) 
(Q-W) 
Transactions during reporting period 
Description Assets 
(including trust assets) 
(3)(l) (5) 
Place (X) after each asset 
Date 
Value 
Gain 
Code 
Month 
Code 
identity 
buyer/sellerexempt from prior disclosure Day 
(A-1-l) 
(if private 
transaction) 
 
 
 lm:ume Gd1n Codes =SI ,UIJU Its> ,OU  Sl,500 52,501 -S5,0UO 15,001 Sl5,000 SIS,UUI -S50,0UO 
{S.:I! Culurnn:. and D4) FSSU,UOl -SI00,000 00,00 SI ,OUU,000 Sl,000,001 -$5,000,000 =Mure thdn $5,000,000 VJ.Jue Code> -=-SI 5,UOU less 15,001 -s5u,uoo S50,00I -SIU0,000 SI00,001 -S2SO,OOO (S and D3) cS250,00 -5500,0UU SS00,001 -Sl,OOU,UOO Sl,000,001 -S5,000,UOO S5,000,00 -S25,000,000 Slo,J00,001 -550,000,0UO =Mure than S50,UOU,UUO3 Valui! Mt::thod Cude> =Appr,llsal =Cut (Ri:al btate Only) -Asse3m1ent =Cash Market (S.:e Column C2) -Buu.I.: J.lue =Ocha =Estimated 
Name Person Reporting 
NIELSEN, WILLIAM 
04/30/2008 
VII. INV EST NTS and TRUSTS -incume, vatue, rrumuctiuns r1nc1udes rhuse >puu>e and dependent Lhitdren,-see PP 34-60 filing instrucrium.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) Income during reporting period Gross value end reporting period 
(1)1 (2) Amount Type (e.g., Code div., rent, (A-H) int.) (1) Value Code (J-P) (2) Value Method Code (Q-W) (1) Type (e.g., buy, sell, redemption) (2) Date Month-Day Description Assets 
Transactions during reporting period (including trust assets 
(3) 
Place (X) after each set exempt from prior disc sure (J-P) 
(4) (5) 
Gain Identity Code buyer/seller (A-H) (if private 
transaction) lm:ume G,11n Cutles Sl,UUU less Si,UUI -S2,5UU S2,5U S5,UUU =S5,UU 15,UUU 5,UU -S5U,UUU 
(See Culurnn:. and D4) S5U,UU -SI UU,UUU SIUU,UUI -Sl,UUU,UUU ,UUO,UU -S5,UUU,UUU Mure than S5,UOU,UUU Value Code:. =SI 5,UUU less =Sl5,UUI -S5U,UUU S5U,UUI -SIUU,UUO 0SIUU,UUI -S25U,UUU 
{See Culumn:. :rnd DJ) =S25U,UU  S5UU,UUU =S5UU,UU ,UUU,UUU =Sl,UUO,UUI  S5,UUU,UUU $5,UUU,UUI  S25,UUU,UUU $25,UUU,UUI  S5U,UUU,UUU =Mure than $50,000,UOU VJ!ue Me!hod Cudes =AppralsJI =Cu:>t (Real fatate Only) =A:ie:isment =Ca:.h Market 
(See Column C2) =Book Value Other -btlmated 
 
Name Person Reporting 
Date Report 
NIELSEN, WILLIAM 
04/30/2008 
VII. INV EST MEN and TRUSTS -income, vutue, trunsuctiun> r1nc1udes those spouse und dependent children; see PP 14-60 filing instructions.; 
NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
I 
Gross value end 
Transactions during reporting period 
Description Assets Income during 
reporting period 
(including trust assets) reporting period 
(!) 
(2) (I) 
(2) 
(3) 
(5) 
Identity Place (X) after each asset 
Value 
Amount 
Type (e.g.. 
Date 
Value 
Value 
Gain 
Type (e.g., 
exempt from rior disclosure Code div. rent, Code Method buy, sell, 
(A-H) int.) (J-P) Code redemption) 
(Q-W) 
 
Month-Day Code (J-P) Code (A-H) buyer/seller (if private 
transaction) Income Gain Codes. ,UOU !eSs 0$1,UUI -S2.5UU 0S2,5U -S5 ,000 D0S5.00l -Sl5,000 115,001 -$50,00U 
(Si:e Columns and 04) 0$50,001 -SIUO,OOU 0SIUU,UUI -Sl,UUU,OUO 0Sl,UUU,UUI -$5,UUU,UOO =More than SS,UUU,UUO Value Cudt:-> =SIS,UUU le-,s 0115,UUI -S5U,UOU 0S5U.UUI -SIUO.UUU 0SIUU,UUI -S250,0UU 
{Ser: Column-, and 03) 5250,UIJ -1500.UUU S5UU.UU -SI ,UUU,UUU 0Sl.UUU,UUI -S5,0UU,OUU $5,UUU.UUI -$25,UUU,UUO $25,UUU,OOI -S5U.UUU,UUJ More than S50,UUO.UUU Value Method Codes Appra1al =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment Cash Market 
(See Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated 
 
 
 
Name Person Reporting 
NIELSEN, WILLIAM 
04/30/2008 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, trunsuctiuns r1nc1udes those ofspou,e and dependent children; see pp. 34-60 offiling instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets 
(including trust assets) 
 
Place(X) after each asset 
exempt from prior disclosure 
Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
reporting period reporting period (2) (l) (2) (2) (3) (4) (5) 
Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity 
Code div., rent, Codc2 Method buy, sell, Month. Code Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) (J-P) Code redemption) Day (J-P) (A-H) (if private 
(Q-W) transaction) 
 
69. Proctor Gamble Co. Dividend 
70. Safeway Dividend Stanley Works Dividend 
72. Starbucks None 
73. S.W. Airlines Com Dividend 
74. Sysco Dividend BOT 1/21 
75. Target Dividend 
76. Timberland None 
77. Walgreen Co. Dividend 
78. Waters Corp. None 
79. Wells Fargo Co. Dividend 
80. WFN SPDRSEA 
82. Abercrombie Dividend SOLD 
83. Amer lntl Grp Dividend 
84. Barr Labs None BOT 4/12 
85. Bed Bath None lni;ome Garn Cu and DJ) =5250,0I -5500,0UO =5500,001 S1,000,000 =Sl,000,001 -SS,000,000 =55,000,00 -S25,000,000 
than S50,0UU,OUU =S25,000,00I -S50,000,000 =Mure 
Codes =Apprnial co,,,r (Real fatale ly) =Asse,,.smi::nt =Cdsh Market Value Method 
(Si:e Column C2) =Buuk Value =-Othe =Estimated 
 
 
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, trumactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 14-60 filing ins1ruc1ions.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Gross value end 
Description Assets lncomdunng 
Transactions during reporting period 
(including trust assets)   
reporting period (l) 
(2) 
(l) 
Gain 
Identity 
Value 
Value 
Type (e.g., Date 
Place (X) after each asset Amount Type g., 
Code 
Codc2 
Method 
exempt from prior disclosure div rent, 
buy, sell, Month -Code 
Code 
buyer/seller 
(AH) 
redemption) 
(J-P) 
Code 
 
Day (J-P) 
(if pri vale 
(A-H) 
transaction) 
(Q-W) lm:ome Gd1n Codes 1,000 less =Sl,001. S2,5UO 52,50  55,000 DSS.OOl Sl5,000 =Sil.OU! -550,UOO 
(Si:e Column:, and 04) =$50,001  SIOU,000 SIUU,001 -Sl,OU0,000 Si,000,001  $5,000,UUU =More than S5,0UU,UOO Value COLk 15,00U k::.s 15.IJIJ -S5U,UUU 550,UOI  $100,000 0$100,UUI  $250,0UO 
(See Column-, .i.r1d DJ) 5250,UU -$500,UUO SSU0,001 Sl,UUU,000 ll,000,001 -SS,000,000 55.000,UU  125,UUO,OUO 525,000,UU  SSU,000,0UU =More than SSO,OUU,000 Value Mdhod Cud.es =AppraLdl =Cut {Real btati: Only) =Assessment -=Cah Market 
(St:c= Column C::?) -Book Vdtue =Otht:r Estimated 
 
 
Nme Person Reporting 
 
NIELSEN, WILLIAM 
04/30/2008 
Vil. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, vatue, tramactions r1nc1udes those of>pouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing in;tructions.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets 
Income during 
Gross value end 
Transactions during reporting period 
reporting period 
(including trust assets) reporting period 
Place (X) after each asset 
(!) 
Amount 
(2) (1) (2) (5) 
Type (e.g., 
Value 
Identity 
Value 
Type (e.g., 
Date 
Value 
Gain 
exempt from prior disclosure Code div., rent, Code Method buy, sell, Month Code Code buyer/seller 
(A-H) int.) (J-P) Code redemption) Day (J-P) (A-H) (if private 
(Q-W) transaction) 
L._, Income Garn Cude.>. 1,000 le::.s =SI ,OU -S2,5UU =S2,5UI -SS,UUU D=SS,UUI -Sll.UUU =SIS.UUI -SSU,UUU 
(See Culumns and 04) =SSU,UUI  SIUU,UUU UU,UU ,UUU,UUU =Sl,UUU,UUI -SS,UUU,UUU More than S5,0UU,OUU d]ue Cude!) 15,UUU lt::i =S5,UUI -SSU,UUU =SSU,UU -SIUU,UUU =SIUU,UUI -S25U,UUU 
(S!!e Columns and DJ) =S25U,UU -SSUU,UUU =SSUU,UU ,UUU,UUU =Sl,UUU,UU -SS,UUU,UUU =SS,UUU,UUI -S25,UUU,UUU =S25,UUU,UU -SSU,UUU,UUU More than S50,UUU,UUO Value;:: thud Cude:, -Appnusal =Cut (Rc:al fatate Only) Assessment .;Cah Market 
(Sc:e Column C2) =Book Value =Other =:Estimated 
 
 
 
Name Person Reporting 
NIELSEN, WILLIAM 
04/30/2008 
VII. INV EST MENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, 1ramac1iuns onc1ades 1hme uf>puuse and dependent children; ,ee pp. 14-60 filing in>1ruc1ions.; NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
- 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
(including trust assets) reporting period reporting period 
Place (X) after each asset exempt from prior disclosure (I) Amount Code (A-H) (2) Type (e.g., div., rent, int.) (I) Value Code (J-P) (2) Value Method Code (Q-W) (1) Type (e.g., buy, sell, redemption) (2) (3) (4) Date Value Gain Month-Code Code Day (J-P) (A-H) (5) Identity buyer/seller (if private transaction) 
 
137. Bed Bath Beyond None BOT 3/l 
138. Bristol Meyer Squib Dividend SOLD 3/19 
139. Home Depot Dividend 
140. lllinois Tool Dividend BOT 3/20 Lear Dividend SOLD 7/27 
142. Lord Abbett Affiliated Fund Dividend 
143. Sealed Air Dividend SOLD 3/l4 
144. Solectron None SOLD 3/l lm:ome Gain Codes: 51,0UU les =Sl,001 -S2,SUO =S2,501 -15,000 =S5,UUI -SI 5,UOU =S15 ,OU -S5U,UUU (See Columns and 04) =S5U,OUI -SIU0,000 =SIUU,OUI -Sl,UOU,UUO =Sl,000,001 -S5,000,000 -Mure thJn SS,UUO,UUO Value Code-, 15,UUU less 15,UU -S5U,OOO =S50,00I -1100,000 =SIUU,UUI  S25U,UUU (See Columns and 03) =S25U,OUI -1500,000 ISUU,OU -SI ,UOU,UOO =Sl,000,001  S5,UUO,UUU =S5,UUU,UUI -125,UUU,UUO =S25,00U,OUI -S50,0UO,OOU ==More than S5U,UUU,OUU 	Value Methud Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real E::.tate Only) =Asessment ==Cash Markee (Si:e Column C2) =Buuk Value V--Other 
Name Person Reporting 
NIELSEN, WILLIAM 
 
VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (lndicute purtofReport.) 
None. 
 
 
 
Date Report 
NIELSEN, WILLIAM 
04/30/2008 
IX. CERTIFICATION. certify that all information given above (including information .pertaining spouse and minor dependent children, any) accurate, true, and complete the best knowledge and belief, and that any information not reported was withheld because met applicable statutory provisions permitting non-disclosure. further certify that earned income from outside employment and honoraria and the acceptance gifts which have been reported are compliance with the provisions U.S.C. app.  501 et. seq., U.S.C.  7353, and Judicial Conference regulations. 
 
NOTE: ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILFULLY FALSIFIES FAILS FILE THIS REPORT MAY SUBJECT CIVIL AND CRlMINAL SANCTIONS U.S.C. app.  104) 
 
 
 
FILING INSTRUCTIONS 
Mail signed original and additional copies to: 
Committee Financial Disclosure Administrative Office the United States Courts Suite 2-301 One Columbus Circle, N.E. Washington, D.C. 20544