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October 2010

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Judicial Milestones


As of October 1, 2010

Appointed: Jane Branstetter Stranch, as U.S. Court of Appeals Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, September 24.

Appointed: Sharon Johnson Coleman, as U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, September 7.

Appointed: Gary Scott Feinerman, as U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, September 13.

Appointed: Katharine Malley Samson, as U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Mississippi, September 30.

Appointed: Sean H. Lane, as U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, September 7.

Appointed: H. Christopher Mott, as U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas, September 20.

Appointed: Leo I. Brisbois, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, August 30.

Appointed: Cheryl A. Eifert, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, September 1.

Appointed: George C. Hanks, Jr., as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, September 13.

Appointed: Gary R. Jones, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida, September 13.

Senior Status: U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Jacques L. Wiener, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, September 30.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Sidney H. Stein, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, September 1.

Elevated: U.S. District Judge Bruce D. Black, to Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico, succeeding U.S. District Judge Martha Vazquez, September 2.

Elevated: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Brenda T. Rhoades, to Chief Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Texas, succeeding U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Bill G. Parker, September 1.

Retired: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Samuel L. Bufford, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California, August 31.

Retired: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Leslie Tchaikovsky, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California, August 31.

Retired: U.S. Magistrate Judge Donald W. Bostwick, U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas, August 1.

Retirement: U.S. Magistrate Judge Raymond L. Erickson, U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, August 27.

Deceased: U.S. Senior District Judge Charles A. Moye, Jr., U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, July 26.