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This page displays up-to-date information on judicial appointments, elevations, and retirements of federal judges. Milestones can be filtered by category using the drop down menu.

Last updated: 11/3/2014

Milestones from the last: One Month | Six Months | One Year

Appointed: Part-Time U.S. Magistrate Judge Veronica L. Duffy
Position: U.S. Magistrate Judge
U.S. District Court for the District of South Dakota
October 16, 2014


Retired: John E. Simko
Position: U.S. Magistrate Judge
U.S. District Court for District of South Dakota
October 15, 2014


Deceased: Paul A. Simmons
Position: Senior U.S. District Judge
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
October 9, 2014


Appointed: Eileen S. Willett
Position: U.S Magistrate Judge
U.S District Court for the District of Arizona
October 7, 2014


Appointed: Jill A. Pryor
Position: U.S. Court of Appeals Judge
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
October 6, 2014


Senior Status: Deborah K. Chasanow
Position: U.S. District Judge
U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
October 3, 2014


Senior Status: Nicholas G. Garaufis
Position: U.S. District Judge
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
October 1, 2014


Appointed: Ashely M. Chan
Position: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
October 1, 2014


Appointed: Jeffrey J. Graham
Position: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of Indiana
October 1, 2014


Elevated: U.S. District Judge Clay D. Land
Position: Chief Judge
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
Succeeding U.S. District Judge C. Ashley Royal
October 1, 2014


Elevated: U.S. District Judge Kevin Hunter Sharp
Position: Chief Judge
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee
Succeeding U.S. District Judge William J. Haynes, Jr.
October 1, 2014


Appointed: Gary L. Favro
Position: U.S. Part-Time Magistrate Judge
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
October 1, 2014


Elevated: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Brian D. Lynch
Position: Chief Judge
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Washington
Succeeding U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Paul B. Snyder
October 1, 2014


Retired: John Andrew Caddell, Jr.
Position: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of Alabama
September 30, 2014


Retired: James K. Coachys
Position: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Indiana
September 30, 2014


Retired: Harry C. Dees, Jr.
Position: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Indiana
September 30, 2014


Retired: Bruce I. Fox
Position: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
September 30, 2014


Retired: Richard S. Stair, Jr.
Position: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
September 30, 2014


Retired: Larry A. Kudrle
Position: U.S. Part-Time Magistrate Judge
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
September 30, 2014


Deceased: Walter E. Black, Jr.
Position: Senior U.S. District Judge
U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
September 29, 2014


Appointed: Scott H. Gan
Position: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge
U.S Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona
September 20, 2014


Elevated: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Frederick P. Corbit
Position: Chief Judge
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Washington
Succeeding U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Frank Kurtz
September 20, 2014


Retired: Eileen W. Hollowell
Position: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona
September 18, 2014


Senior Status: Gregory W. Carman
Position: U.S. Court of International Trade Judge
U.S. Court of International Trade
September 15, 2014


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