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March 2006

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Judicial Milestones


Appointed: Timothy Burgess, as U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska, January 23.

Appointed: Eric N. Vitaliano, as U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, February 8.

Appointed: Richard E. Fehling, as U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, February 14.

Appointed: Eric L. Frank, as U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, February 14.

Appointed: Laurel Myerson Isicoff, as U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida, February 13.

Appointed: Richard M. Neiter, as U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California, February 18.

Appointed: John Karl Olson, as U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida, February 10.

Appointed: James Jack Robinson, as U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama, February 16.

Appointed: Christopher S. Sontchi, as U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, February 23.

Appointed: Michael E. Hegarty, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, February 15.

Appointed: Timothy S. Hillman, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, February 13.

Appointed: Ramon E. Reyes, Jr., as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, February 13.

Appointed: A. Kathleen Tomlinson, U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, February 24.

Appointed: Paul M. Warner, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Utah, February 19.

Senior Status: U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Raymond C. Clevenger, III, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, February 1.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge William Henry Barbour, Jr., U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi, February 4.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Frederick J. Scullin, Jr., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York, March 13.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Lesley Brooks Wells, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, February 14.

Elevated: U.S. District Judge Norman A. Mordue, to Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York, succeeding U.S. District Judge Frederick J. Scullin, Jr., March 14.

Elevated: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Mark B. McFeeley, to Chief Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Mexico, succeeding U.S. Bankruptcy Judge James S. Starzynski, January 1.

Elevated: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Elizabeth L. Perris, to Chief Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Oregon, succeeding U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Albert E. Radcliffe, October 1, 2005.

Elevated: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge John E. Waites, to Chief Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of South Carolina, succeeding U.S. Bankruptcy Judge William Thurmond Bishop, March 1.