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August 2006

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Judicial Milestones


Appointed: Sandra Segal Ikuta, as U.S. Court of Appeals Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, July 9.

Appointed: Thomas M. Golden, as U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, July 6.

Appointed: Andrew J. Guilford, as U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the Central District of Cali-fornia, July 7.

Appointed: U.S. Magistrate Judge Gustavo A. Gelpi, as U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, August 2. Judge Gelpi served as a U.S. Magis-trate Judge prior to his elevation.

Appointed: Roger L. Efremsky, as U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California, August 1.

Appointed: Daniel S. Opperman, as U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, July 13.

Appointed: Randa Davis Doub, as U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, July 28.

Appointed: George W. Emerson, Jr., as U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Tennessee, July 1.

Appointed: Jean K. FitzSimon, as U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, June 28.

Appointed: Teresa M. McKee, as a part-time U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Wyoming, July 1.

Appointed: Linda R. Anderson, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi, July 12.

Elevated: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge William L. Edmonds, to Chief Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Iowa, succeeding U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Paul J. Kilburg, August 18.

Senior Status: U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Gerald W. Heaney, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, August 31.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Tim Leonard, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma, August 21.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge John C. Coughenour, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, July 27.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge B. Avant Edenfield, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, August 2.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Michael B. Mukasey, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, August 1.

Retired: U.S. Senior District Judge William G. Bassler, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, August 31.

Retired: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge James R. Grube, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California, July 31.

Retired: U.S. Magistrate Judge Joe B. Brown, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, August 2.

Resigned: U.S. Magistrate Judge Leif B. Erickson, U.S. District Court for the District of Montana, June 9.

Deceased: U.S. Senior District Judge John M. Manos, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, July 6.