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September 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: Neil M. Gorsuch, as U.S. Court of Appeals Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, August 10.

Appointed: Jerome A. Holmes, as U.S. Court of Appeals Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, August 14.

Appointed: Daniel P. Jordan, III, as U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi, August 8.

Appointed: Edward B. Atkins, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, August 24.

Appointed: Edmund F. Brennan, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, August 21.

Appointed: John S. Bryant, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, August 3.

Appointed: Carmen E. Garza, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico, August 23.

Appointed: Charles L. Nail, Jr., as U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of South Dakota, August 2.

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

Elevated: U.S. District Judge Curtis V. Gomez, to Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the Virgin Island, succeeding U.S. District Judge Raymond L. Finch, August 15.

Elevated: U.S. District Judge Jack T. Camp, to Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, succeeding U.S. District Judge Orinda Evans, September 1.

Elevated: U.S. District Judge Yvette Kane, to Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, succeeding U.S. District Judge Thomas I. Vanaskie, September 1.

Elevated: U.S. District Judge Kimba M. Wood, to Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, succeeding U.S. District Judge Michael B. Mukasey, August 1.

Elevated: U.S. District Judge James A. Beaty, Jr., to Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, succeeding U.S. District Judge N. Carlton Tilley, Jr., September 21.

Senior Status: U.S. Court of Appeals Judge John Walker, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, September 30.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Ronald S.W. Lew, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, September 19.

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

Retired: Senior U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Frank M. Coffin, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, September 30.

Retired: Senior U.S. District Judge Frank W. Bullock, Jr., U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, August 1.

Retired: Senior U.S. District Judge Robert E. Keeton, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, August 31.

Retired: Senior U.S. District Judge Michael B. Mukasey, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, September 9.

Retired: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Irvin N. Hoyt, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of South Dakota, August 1.

Retired: U.S. Magistrate Judge Peggy Patterson, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, August 23.

Resignation: U.S. Magistrate Judge Joel B. Rosen, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, August 31.

Editor’s Correction: In the August Third Branch it was incorrectly reported that Chief Judge Joel Flaum (7th Circuit) will take senior status. He has no plans to do so.