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May 2005

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Judicial Milestones


Elevated: U.S. District Judge Joseph M. Hood, to Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, succeeding U.S. District Judge Karl S. Forester, May 3

Appointed: James C. Dever, III, as U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, May 3

Appointed: Hector C. Estrada, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, April 4

Appointed: Jennifer C. Guerin, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, April 4

Appointed: M. Hannah Lauck, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, May 1

Appointed: William P. Lynch, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico, April 21

Appointed: Brian L. Owsley, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, May 9

Appointed: Leo T. Sorokin, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, April 11

Appointed: David R. Strawbridge, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, April 25

Senior Status: Chief U.S. District Judge Karl S. Forester, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, May 2

Retired: U.S. Magistrate Judge David G. Lowe, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, May 3

Retired: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Cornelius Blackshear, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, March 31

Deceased: Senior U.S. District Judge Harry H. MacLaughlin, U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, May 3

Deceased: Senior U.S. District Judge Walter Jay Skinner, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, May 7.