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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: 9/3/2013

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

Elevated: U.S. District Judge Joy Flowers Conti
Position: Chief U.S. District Judge
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Succeeding U.S. District Judge Sean McLaughlin who resigned from office on August 16, 2013.
August 17, 2013


Retired: Boyce F. Martin, Jr.
Position: U.S. Court of Appeals Judge
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
August 16, 2013


Elevated: Territorial District Court Judge Wilma Antoinette Lewis
Position: Chief Territorial District Court Judge
District Court of the Virgin Islands
Succeeding Judge Curtis V. Gomez
August 16, 2013


Resigned: Sean J. McLaughlin
Position: Chief U.S. District Judge
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
August 16, 2013


Appointed: Katie Nicole Mitchell
Position: U.S. Magistrate Judge
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
August 16, 2013


Retired: Judith K. Guthrie
Position: U.S. Magistrate Judge
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
August 15, 2013


Appointed: Alicia O. Valle
Position: U.S. Magistrate Judge
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
August 12, 2013


Appointed: Kenneth J. Gonzales
Position: U.S. District Judge
U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico
August 9, 2013


Deceased: Joseph M. McLaughlin
Position: Senior U.S. Court of Appeals Judge
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
August 8, 2013


Appointed: Raymond T. Chen
Position: U.S. Court of Appeals Judge
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
August 5, 2013


Appointed: Jennifer A. Dorsey
Position: U.S. District Judge
U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada
August 2, 2013


Elevated: U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Edward E. Carnes
Position: Chief U.S. Court of Appeals Judge
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Succeeding U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Joel Dubina
August 1, 2013


Senior Status: Thomas W. Phillips
Position: U.S. District Judge
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
August 1, 2013


Retired: Linda B. Riegle
Position: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nevada
August 1, 2013


Senior Status: George Z. Singal
Position: U.S. District Judge
U.S. District Court for the District of Maine
July 31, 2013


Deceased: Wendell A. Miles
Position: Senior U.S. District Judge
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
July 30, 2013


Appointed: Gregory A. Phillips
Position: U.S. Court of Appeals Judge
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit
July 22, 2013


Appointed: U.S. Magistrate Judge Luis Felipe Restrepo
Position: U.S. District Judge
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
July 19, 2013


Deceased: John H. Moore II
Position: Senior U.S. District Judge
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
July 19, 2013


Appointed: James B. Clark, III
Position: U.S. Magistrate Judge
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
July 15, 2013


Senior Status: Royce C. Lamberth
Position: Chief United States District Judge
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
July 15, 2013


Appointed: Karoline Mehalchick
Position: U.S. Magistrate Judge
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
July 15, 2013


Resigned: J. Rich Leonard
Position: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
July 14, 2013


Appointed: Laurel E. Davis
Position: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nevada
July 12, 2013


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