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April 2009

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Judicial Milestones


As of April 1, 2009

Appointed: U.S. District Judge John D. Bates, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, as Presiding Judge of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, succeeding U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly, May 19.

Appointed: Diane Davis, as U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of New York, March 6.

Appointed: J. Richard Creatura, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, March 17.

Elevated: U.S. Court of Federal Claims Judge Emily C. Hewitt, to Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Federal Claims, succeeding U.S. Court of Federal Claims Judge Edward J. Damich, March 11.

Elevated: U.S. District Judge C. Ashley Royal, to Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia, succeeding U.S. District Judge Hugh Lawson, December 31.

Retired: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Stephen D. Gerling, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York, February 28.

Retired: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kenneth Meyers, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Illinois, February 28.

Retired: U.S. Magistrate Judge Joyce London Alexander, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, January 31.

Retired: U.S. Magistrate Judge Russell Allen Eliason, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, February 1.

Retired: U.S. Magistrate Judge J. Kelley Arnold, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, March 3.

Retired: U.S. Magistrate Judge Steven D. Pepe, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, March 2.

Resigned: U.S. Magistrate Judge Theresa A. Goldner, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, April 6.

Resigned: U.S. Magistrate Judge John J. Hughes, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, February 28.

Deceased: U.S. District Judge Reginald C. Lindsay, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, March 12.