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April 2012

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Judicial Milestones


As of April 1, 2012

Appointed: U.S. District Judge Adalberto Jose Jordan, as a U.S. Court of Appeals Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, February 24.

Appointed: U.S. Magistrate Judge David O. Nuffer, as a U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Utah, March 23.

Appointed: Mary Elizabeth Phillips, as a U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, March 23.

Appointed: Michael Walter Fitzgerald, as a U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, March 22.

Appointed: Margo K. Brodie, as a U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, March 12.

Appointed: Jesse Matthew Furman, as a U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, March 9.

Appointed: Thomas Owen Rice, as a U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington, March 8.

Appointed: Frederick E. Clement, as a U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of California, March 16.

Appointed: Nancy Hershey Lord, as a U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York, February 29.

Appointed: Janet S. Baer, as a U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois, March 5.

Appointed: Paul R. Warren, as a U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of New York, March 15.

Appointed: Kandis A. Westmore, as a U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, February 21.

Appointed: Dave Lee Brannon, as a U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, February 24.

Appointed: C. Bruce Anderson, as a Part-Time U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, March 23.

Appointed: Karen S. Crawford, as a U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, March 5.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Saundra Brown Armstrong, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, March 23.

Elevated: U.S. District Judge Gregory K. Frizzell, to Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma, succeeding U.S. District Judge Claire V. Eagan, March 14.

Elevated: U.S. District Judge James E. Shadid, to Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois, succeeding U.S. District Judge Michael Patrick McCuskey, March 12.

Elevated: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Cecelia G. Morris, to Chief Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, succeeding U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Arthur Gonzalez, March 1.

Retired: U.S. District Judge David Folsom, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, March 17.

Retired: U.S. Chief Bankruptcy Judge Arthur J. Gonzalez, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, March 1.

Retired: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Whitney Rimel, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of California, March 15.

Retired: U.S. Part-Time Magistrate Judge Victor H. Laws, III, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, March 21.

Deceased: U.S. Senior Court of Federal Claims Judge Thomas J. Lydon, U.S. Court of Federal Claims, March 1.