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May 2007

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Judicial Milestones


Appointed: Judge Thomas M. Hardiman, as U.S. Court of Appeals Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, April 5. Judge Hardiman previously served as a U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

Appointed: N. Randy Smith, as U.S. Court of Appeals Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, March 19.

Appointed: John Preston Bailey, as U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia, March 22.

Appointed: Vanessa Lynne Bryant, as U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut, April 16.

Appointed: Nora Barry Fischer, as U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, April 3.

Appointed: John A. Jarvey, as U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa, March 15. Judge Jarvey previously served as a U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Northern District of Iowa.

Appointed: Sara Lioi, as U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, March 16.

Appointed: Otis D. Wright, II, as U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, April 16.

Appointed: George H. Wu, as U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, April 18.

Appointed: Mark D. Clarke, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, March 1.

Appointed: David W. Christel, as U.S. part-time Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, March 24.

Appointed: Charles Everingham, IV, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, April 1.

Appointed: Alicia G. Rosenberg, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, March 13.

Appointed: Elizabeth T. Hey, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, April 9.

Appointed: Jon S. Scoles, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa, March 20.

Elevated: U.S. District Judge Raymond J. Dearie, to Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, succeeding U.S. District Judge Edward R. Korman, March 19.

Elevated: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Niles L. Jackson, to Chief Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Oklahoma, succeeding U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Thomas M. Weaver, April 5.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Joseph A. DiClerico, Jr., U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire, March 15.

Retired: U.S. Senior Judge Dickran M. Tevrizian, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, April 19.

Resigned: U.S. Chief Bankruptcy Judge Melanie L. Cyganowski, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York, February 28.

Resigned: U.S. Magistrate Judge Ronald J. Hedges, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, March 31.

Retired: U.S. part-time Magistrate Judge Gilbert H. Kleweno, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, March 23.

Deceased: U.S. Senior Judge Donald P. Lay, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, April 29, 2007.

Deceased: U.S. District Judge Richard Conway Casey, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, March 22.

Deceased: U.S. Senior Judge John B. Hannum, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, April 23.

Deceased: U.S. Magistrate Judge James G. Glazebrook, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, May 3.

Deceased: U.S. District Judge George Howard, Jr., U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas, April 21.

Deceased: U.S. Senior Judge Herbert J. Hutton, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, April 8.

Deceased: U.S. Senior Judge Glenn E. Mencer, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, April 17.

Deceased: U.S. Senior Judge Bruce M. Van Sickle, U.S. District Court for the District of North Dakota, April 21.