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November 2006

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Judicial Milestones


Appointed: Bobby E. Shepherd, as U.S. Court of Appeals Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, October 11. Judge Shepherd served as a U.S. Magistrate Judge prior to his elevation.

Appointed: Frances Marie Tydingco-Gatewood, as District Court Chief Judge, District Court of Guam, October 30.

Appointed: John C. Rayburn, Jr., as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, October 13.

Appointed: Russell G. Vineyard, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, October 23.

Elevated: U.S. Circuit Judge Frank H. Easterbrook, to Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, succeeding U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Joel M. Flaum, November 26.

Elevated: U.S. District Judge Sharon Lovelace Blackburn, to Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, succeeding U.S. District Judge U.W. Clemon,
October 17.

Elevated: U.S. District Judge Tena Campbell, to Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Utah, succeeding U.S. District Judge Dee V. Benson, November 1.

Elevated: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Dwight H. Williams, Jr., to Chief Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama, succeeding U.S. Bankruptcy Judge William R. Sawyer, October 17.

Elevated: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Dana L. Rasure, to Chief Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma, succeeding U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Terrence L. Michael, November 1.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Ronald E. Longstaff, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa, November 5.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Clarence A. Brimmer, U.S. District Court for the District of Wyoming, September 27.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Frederick P. Stamp, Jr., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia, November 1.

Retired: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Gerald H. Schiff, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Louisiana, September 30.

Retired: U.S. Magistrate Judge Joel Martin Feldman, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, October 22.