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Judicial Milestones


As of September 1, 2011

Appointed: Sara Lynn Darrow, as U.S. District Court Judge, U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois, August 11.

Appointed: Wilma Antoinette Lewis, as Territorial District Court Judge, District Court of the Virgin Island, July 28.

Appointed: Ramona Villagomez Manglona, as Chief Territorial District Court Judge, District Court of the Northern Mariana Islands, July 30.

Appointed: Nelva Gonzales Ramos, as U.S. District Court Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, August 4.

Appointed: Kathleen M. Williams, as a U.S. District Court Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, August 8.

Appointed: Christopher J. Burke, as a U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, August 4.

Appointed: Carolyn K. Delaney, as a U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, August 1.

Appointed: Zachary J. Hawthorne, as a U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, August 2.

Appointed: Carl W. Hoffman, Jr., as a U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada, August 5.

Appointed: Michael J. Newman, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, July 25.

Appointed: Thomas B. Smith, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, July 25.

Appointed: Cathy L. Waldor, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, July 25.

Elevated: U.S. District Judge Brian A. Jackson, to Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana, succeeding U.S. District Judge Ralph E. Tyson (deceased), July 18.

Elevated: U.S. District Judge Marsha J. Pechman, to Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, succeeding U.S. District Judge Robert S. Lasnik, September 1.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Mary Little Cooper, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, August 31.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Barbara Jacobs Rothstein, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, September 1.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Nanette K. Laughrey, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, August 27.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge A. Howard Matz, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, July 11.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Donald W. Molloy, U.S. District Court for the District of Montana, August 16.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Michael A. Ponsor, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, August 15.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Shira Ann Scheindlin, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, August 16.

Retired: U.S. Senior District Judge Nancy Gertner, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, September 1.

Retired: U.S. District Judge Jerome B. Friedman, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, August 19.

Retired: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Randolph Baxter, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Ohio, August 15.

Retired: Chief U.S. Bankruptcy Judge William A. Hill, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of North Dakota, August 21.

Retired: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Ross W. Krumm, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Virginia, July 31.

Retired: U.S. Magistrate Judge E. Thomas Boyle, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, July 30.

Retired: U.S. Magistrate Judge Earl S. Hines, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, August 1.

Deceased: U.S. Senior Court of Appeals Judge Glenn L. Archer, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, July 27.

Deceased: U.S. Senior Court of Appeals Judge Terrence T. Evans, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, August 10.

Deceased: U.S. Senior District Judge Malcolm Muir, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, July 22.

Deceased: U.S. Senior District Judge Mattew J. Perry, Jr., U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, July 29.

Deceased: U.S. Senior District Judge G. Ernest Tidwell, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, August 4.