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May 2010

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Judicial Milestones


As of May 1, 2010

Appointed: U.S. District Judge Denny Chin, as U.S. Court of Appeals Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, April 26.

Appointed: O. Rogeriee Thompson, as U.S. Court of Appeals Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, April 1.

Appointed: Mildred Caban, as U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Puerto Rico, March 17.

Appointed: Magdeline D. Coleman, as U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, April 12.

Appointed: Melvin S. Hoffman, as U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts, April 16.

Appointed: Margaret M. Mann, as U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California, April 2.

Appointed: Shelley D. Rucker, as U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, April 2.

Appointed: Vijay C. Gandhi, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, April 14.

Appointed: Shiva V. Hodges, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, April 1.

Appointed: Jerome T. Kearney, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas, April 17.

Appointed: Sheila K. Oberto, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, April 12.

Appointed: Michael J. Seng, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, April 19.

Elevated: U.S. Court of Appeals Judge William J. Riley to Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, succeeding U.S. Court of Appeals Judge James B. Loken, April 2.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Henry Lee Adams, Jr., U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, April 8.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Barbara B. Crabb, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, March 24.

Retired: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Joel B. Rosenthal, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts.

Retired: U.S. Magistrate Judge Vernelis K. Armstrong, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, February 28.

Retired: U.S. Magistrate Judge Henry Jones, Jr., U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas, April 16.

Deceased: U.S. Senior District Judge Franklin D. Burgess, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, March 26.