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March 2009

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Judicial Milestones


As of March 1, 2009

Appointed: Russell Kimball Mosier, as U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Utah, February 13.

Appointed: Frank J. Bailey, as U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts, January 30.

Appointed: Laird T. Milburn, as Part-Time U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, February 9.

Appointed: Scott A. Oravec, as Part-Time U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska, February 20.

Appointed: William D. Gerdes, as Part-Time U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of South Dakota, February 27.

Elevated: U.S. District Judge Ann Aiken, to Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, succeeding U.S. District Judge Ancer L. Haggerty, February 2.

Elevated: U.S. District Judge Audrey B. Collins, to Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, January 6, succeeding U.S. District Judge Alicemarie H. Stotler, January 6.

Elevated: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge William T. Thurman, to Chief Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Utah, succeeding retired U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Glen E. Clark, January 5.

Elevated: U.S. District Judge John A. Woodcock, Jr. to Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Maine, succeeding U.S. District Judge George Z. Singal, January 5.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge G. Ross Anderson, Jr., U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, January 29.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge David Briones, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, February 26.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge A. Richard Caputo, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, March 31.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Ronald M. Whyte, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, March 2.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge David G. Larimer, U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York, March 3.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, February 24.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Clarence Cooper, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, February 9.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Garr M. King, U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, January 30.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Tucker L. Melancon, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, February 14.

Retired: U.S. District Judge U. W. Clemon, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, January 31.

Retired: U.S. Senior District Judge Alan H. Nevas, U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut, February 2.

Retired: U.S. Magistrate Judge Gudrun J. Rice, U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, February 6.

Deceased: U.S. Senior Court of Appeals Judge Harlington Wood, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, December 29.

Deceased: U.S. Senior District Judge Marcel Livaudais, Jr., U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, January 9.