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April 2006

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Judicial Milestones


Appointed: Aida Delgado-Colon, as U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, March 20.

Appointed: Clerk of the Court Leo M. Gordon, to U.S. Court of International Trade Judge, U.S. Court of International Trade, March 21.

Appointed: U.S. Magistrate Judge Stephen G. Larson, to U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, March 21.

Appointed: Helen E. Burris, as U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of South Carolina, March 1.

Appointed: Patrick M. Flatley, as U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of West Virginia, March 12.

Appointed: Kevin Gross, as U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, March 13.

Appointed: Brendan L. Shannon, as U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, March 13.

Elevated: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Barry S. Schermer, to Chief U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, succeeding U.S. Bankruptcy Judge James J. Barta, February 1.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge David Bramlette, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi, March 20.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Juan M. Perez-Gimenez, U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, March 28.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge William L. Osteen, Sr., U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, April 3.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Tom S. Lee, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi, April 8.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge David G. Trager, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, March 1.

Retired: Associate Justice Sandra D. O’Connor, U.S. Supreme Court, January 31.

Retired: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert W. Alberts, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California, February 17.

Retired: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge James J. Barta, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, January 31.

Retired: Chief U.S. Bankruptcy Judge William Thurmond Bishop, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Southern Carolina, February 28.

Retired: Chief United States Bankruptcy Judge L. Edward Friend, II, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of West Virginia, March 11.

Retired: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Thomas M. Twardowski, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, February 5.

Retired: United States Magistrate Judge James W. McMahon, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Feburary 10.

Retired: United States Magistrate Judge Alfred G. Nicols, Jr., U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi, February 18.

Retired: United States Magistrate Judge Marcel C. Notzon, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, February 28.