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August 2007

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Judicial Milestones


Appointed: Debra Ann Livingston, as U.S. Court of Appeals Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, June 1.

Appointed: Robert James Jonker, as U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan, July 18.

Appointed: Paul Lewis Maloney, as U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan, July 30.

Appointed: Liam O’Grady, as U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, July 13. Judge O’Grady previously served as a U.S. Magistrate Judge.

Appointed: Benjamin Hale Settle, as U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, July 9.

Appointed: Joseph Van Bokkelen, as U.S. District Court Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, July 20.

Elevated: U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Karen J. Williams, to Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, succeeding U.S. Court of Appeals Judge William W. Wilkins, July 2.

Elevated: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Randy Davis Doub, to Chief Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, succeeding U.S. Bankruptcy Judge A. Thomas Small, July 29.

Senior Status: U.S. District Court Judge Glen H. Davidson, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi, June 1.

Senior Status: U.S. District Court Judge Lawrence E. Kahn, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York, August 1.

Retired: U.S. Magistrate Judge Jordan D. Lewis, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, June 30.

Retired: U.S. Magistrate Judge Marshall P. Young, U.S. District Court for the District of South Dakota, June 10.

Deceased: U.S. Senior District Judge Alan A. McDonald, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington, July 26.