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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: 11/22/2013

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

Elevated: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge William R. Sawyer
Position: Chief Judge
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama
Succeeding U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Dwight H. Williams, Jr.
October 17, 2013


Deceased: John W. Potter
Position: Senior U.S. District Judge
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
October 3, 2013


Senior Status: Cameron McGowan Currie
Position: U.S. District Judge
U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina
October 3, 2013


Retired: David J. Waxse
Position: U.S. Magistrate Judge
U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas
October 3, 2013


Elevated: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Neil P. Olack
Position: Chief Judge
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Mississippi
Succeeding U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Edward Ellington
October 1, 2013


Elevated: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Scott W. Dales
Position: Chief Judge
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Michigan
Succeeding Recalled Bankruptcy James D. Gregg
October 1, 2013


Elevated: U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Diane P. Wood
Position: Chief U.S. Court of Appeals Judge
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Succeeding U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Frank H. Easterbrook
October 1, 2013


Retired: Rosemary Barkett
Position: U.S. Court of Appeals Judge
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
September 30, 2013


Retired: Waugh B. Crigler
Position: U.S. Magistrate Judge
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
September 30, 2013


Senior Status: Terrence F. McVerry
Position: U.S. District Judge
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
September 30, 2013


Appointed: Todd M. Hughes
Position: U.S. Court of Appeals Judge
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
September 30, 2013


Retired: David J. Joel
Position: U.S. Magistrate Judge
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia
September 30, 2013


Senior Status: Joseph L. Tauro
Position: U.S. District Judge
U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
September 26, 2013


Appointed: Vernon S. Broderick
Position: U.S. District Judge
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
September 25, 2013


Elevated: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Jeffery A. Deller
Position: Chief Judge
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Succeeding U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Thomas P. Agresti
September 21, 2013


Appointed: Frederick P. Corbit
Position: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Washington
September 19, 2013


Appointed: Patricia E. Campbell-Smith
Position: U.S. Court of Federal Claims Judge
U.S. Court of Federal Claims
September 19, 2013


Deceased: Peter K. Leisure
Position: Senior U.S. District Judge
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
September 17, 2013


Retired: Jeffrey R. Hughes
Position: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Michigan
September 13, 2013


Appointed: Kimberly A. Swank
Position: Part-Time U.S. Magistrate Judge
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
September 10, 2013


Appointed: Julie Ann Manning
Position: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Connecticut
September 9, 2013


Elevated: U.S. District Judge Janet C. Hall
Position: Chief U.S. District Judge
U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut
Succeeding U.S. District Judge Alvin W. Thompson
September 9, 2013


Retired: Patricia C. Williams
Position: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Washington
September 8, 2013


Senior Status: Roslyn O. Silver
Position: U.S. District Judge
U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona
September 3, 2013


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