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August 2011

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Judicial Milestones


As of August 1, 2011

Appointed: Susan L. Carney, as U.S. Court of Appeals Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, June 21.

Appointed: Michael H. Simon, as a U.S. District Court Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, June 30.

Appointed: Jacqueline S. Corley, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, May 18.

Appointed: Nathaniel M. Cousins, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, July 5.

Appointed: Jane M. Virden, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi, July 2.

Elevated: U.S. District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal, to Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Wyoming, succeeding U.S. District Court Judge William F. Downes, June 1.

Elevated: U.S. District Court Judge Margeret C. Rodgers, to Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida, succeeding U.S. District Court Judge Stephan P. Mickle, June 22.

Elevated: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge W. Keith Watkins, to Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, succeeding U.S. District Court Judge Mark E. Fuller, May 17.

Elevated: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Bruce W. Black, to Chief Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois, succeeding U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Carol A. Doyle, July 1.

Elevated: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge James B. Haines, Jr., to Chief Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maine, succeeding U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Louis H. Kornreich, July 1.

Elevated: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Gross, to Chief Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, succeeding U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin J. Carey, July 1.

Senior Status: U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Arthur J. Gajarsa, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, July 31.

Senior Status: U.S. District Court Judge Daniel R. Dominguez, U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, July 31.

Retired: U.S. District Judge William F. Downes, U.S. District Court for the District of Wyoming, July 24.

Retired: U.S. Magistrate Judge Jerry A. Davis, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi, June 30.

Deceased: Chief U.S. District Court Judge Ralph E. Tyson, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana, July 18.

Deceased: Senior Court of Appeals Judge Daniel M. Friedman, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, July 6.

Deceased: Senior Court of Appeals Judge William L. Garwood, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, July 14.

Deceased: Senior U.S. District Court Judge Helen J. Frye, U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, April 21.

Deceased: Senior U.S. District Court Judge Ira DeMent, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, July 16.