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December 2009

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Judicial Milestones


As of December 1, 2009

Elevated: U.S. District Judge Andre M. Davis, as U.S. Court of Appeals Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, November 12.

Elevated: U.S. District Judge David F. Hamilton, as U.S. Court of Appeals Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, November 24.

Appointed: Irene Cornelia Berger, as U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, November 10.

Appointed: Roberto A. Lange, as U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of South Dakota, November 6.

Appointed: Lawrence Patrick Auld, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, November 18.

Appointed: Nandor J. Vadas, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, November 5.

U.S. District Judge Ralph R. Erickson, to Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of North Dakota, succeeding U.S. District Judge Daniel L. Hovland, November 1.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Elaine E. Bucklo, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, October 31.

U.S. District Judge Patrick Michael Duffy, U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, December 27.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Paul L. Friedman, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, December 31.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Hayden W. Head, Jr., U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, November 13.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Dale A. Kimball, U.S. District Court for the District of Utah, November 30.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Michael M. Mihm, U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois, October 1.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Charles A. Shaw, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, December 31.

Retired: U.S. Magistrate Judge Barry L. Garber, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, October 30.

Retired: U.S. Magistrate Judge Arlander Keys, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, October 31.

Resigned: U.S. District Judge Stephen G. Larson, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, November 2.

Deceased: U.S. Senior Court of Appeals Judge Melvin Brunetti, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, October 30.

Deceased: U.S. Senior District Judge Myron L. Gordon, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, November 3.

Deceased: U.S. Senior District Judge Charles M. Metzner, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, November 30.

Deceased: U.S. Senior District Judge Charles P. Sifton, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, November 9.