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July 2009

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Judicial Milestones


As of July 1, 2009

Appointed: David T. Bristow, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, June 25.

Appointed: Andrew L. Carter, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, June 29.

Appointed: Charmiane G. Claxton, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, June 1.

Appointed: Ronald G. Morgan, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, May 3.

Appointed: Katherine P. Nelson, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama, June 4.

Appointed: Gregory B. Wormuth, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico, May 18.

Elevated: U.S. District Judge Robert G. James, to Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, succeeding U.S. District Judge Richard T. Haik, May 31.

Elevated: U.S. District Judge Stephan P. Mickle, to Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida, succeeding U.S. District Judge Robert L. Hinkle, June 17.

Elevated: U.S. District Judge Susan Oki Mollway, to Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii, succeeding U.S. District Judge Helen W. Gillmor, July 1.

Elevated: U.S. District Judge Loretta A. Preska, to Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, succeeding U.S. District Judge Kimba M. Wood, June 2.

Elevated: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Phillip J. Shefferly, to Chief Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan succeeding U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven W. Rhodes, April 25.

Elevated: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge James S. Starzynski, to Chief Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Mexico, succeeding U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Mark B. McFeeley, May 7.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Anita B. Brody, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, June 8.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Maxine M. Chesney, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, June 30.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Peter C. Economus, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, July 3.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge George P. Kazen, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, May 31.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Larry J. McKinney, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, July 4.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Robert H. Whaley, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington, July 12.

Retired: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge William L. Edmonds, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Iowa, May 31.

Retired: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Adlai S. Hardin, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, May 1.

Retired: U.S. Magistrate Judge William M. Wunderlich, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, June 1.

Deceased: U.S. Senior Judge Andrew W. Bogue, U.S. District Court for the District of South Dakota, June 10.

Deceased: U.S. Senior Judge James B. Moran, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, April 21.