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September 2009

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Judicial Milestones


As of September 1, 2009

Appointed: Robert H. Jacobvitz, as U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Mexico, August 10.

Appointed: W. David Counts III, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, July 27.

Appointed: Anthony Porcelli, U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, August 8.

Appointed: Martin C. Carlson, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, August 15.

Elevated: U.S. District Judge Ralph R. Beistline, to Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska, succeeding U.S. District Judge John W. Sedwick, September 1.

Elevated: U.S. District Court Judge Alvin W. Thompson, to Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut, succeeding U.S. District Judge Robert N. Chatigny, September 1.

Senior Status: U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Rhesa H. Barksdale, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, August 8.

Senior Status: U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Robert D. Sack, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, August 6.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Maxine M. Chesney, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, August 1.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge David H. Coar, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, August 12.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Robert T. Dawson, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas, August 14.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Ancer L. Haggerty, U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, August 26.

Resigned: U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Michael W. McConnell, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, August 31.

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