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August 2009

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Judicial Milestones


As of August 1, 2009

Appointed: John E. McDermott, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, July 2.

Appointed: Mark A. Randon, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, July 6.

Elevated: U.S. Court of Appeals Judge William B. Traxler, Jr., to Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, succeeding U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Karen J. Williams, July 9.

Elevated: U.S. District Judge Catherine D. Perry, to Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, succeeding U.S. District Judge Carol E. Jackson, June 11.

Elevated: U.S. District Judge Lonny R. Suko, to Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington, succeeding U.S. District Judge Robert H. Whaley, July 12.

Elevated: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Mary D. France, to Chief Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, succeeding U.S. Bankruptcy Judge John J. Thomas, July 29.

Elevated: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Marvin P. Isgur, to Chief Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas, succeeding U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Wesley Wilson Steen, May 5.

Elevated: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge James M. Marlar, to Chief Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona, succeeding U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Redfield Baum, June 28.

Senior Status: U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Guido Calabresi, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, July 21.

Senior Status: U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Karen J. Williams, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, July 8.

Retired: U.S. Senior Judge Bruce W. Kauffman, U.S.. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, July 20.

Retired: U.S. Magistrate Judge Martin C. Ashman, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, June 30.

Resigned: U.S. District Judge Samuel B. Kent, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, June 30.

Resigned: U.S. Magistrate Judge Jennifer T. Lum, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, July 1.

Deceased: U.S. Senior Judge William C. Conner, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, July 9.

Deceased: U.S. Senior Judge Robert D. Potter, U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, July 2.

Deceased: U.S. Senior Judge Allen Sharp, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, July 10.