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Below is a list of nominations for Article III courts submitted by the President to the Senate during the 112th Congress. Only those courts for which the President has submitted a nomination are listed.

COURT OF APPEALS
  Nominee Judicial Emergency Nomination Date Hearing Date Confirmation Date
First Circuit
  Kayatta, William J., Jr.   1/23/12 3/14/12  
Second Circuit
  Carney, Susan L. Yes 1/5/11* 9/15/10** 5/17/11
  Droney, Christopher Yes 5/4/11 6/22/11 11/28/11
Third Circuit
  Shwartz, Patty 10/5/11 2/15/12  
Fourth Circuit
  Floyd, Henry F. Yes 1/26/11 4/13/11 10/3/11
  Thacker, Stephanie Dawn   9/8/11 10/4/11 4/16/12
Fifth Circuit
  Graves, James E., Jr. Yes 1/5/11* 9/29/10** 2/14/11
  Higginson, Stephen A. Yes 5/9/11 6/8/11 10/31/11
Sixth Circuit
  Donald, Bernice Bouie 1/5/11* 3/16/11 9/6/11
Seventh Circuit
  Nourse, Victoria F. Yes 1/5/11*    
Ninth Circuit
  Christen, Morgan Yes 5/18/11 7/13/11 12/15/11
  Hurwitz, Andrew D. Yes 11/2/11 1/26/12 6/12/12
  Liu, Goodwin Yes 1/5/11* 4/16/10**
3/2/11
 
  Nguyen, Jacqueline H. Yes 9/22/11 11/2/11 5/7/12
  Watford, Paul J. Yes 10/17/11 12/13/11 5/21/12
Tenth Circuit
  Bacharach, Robert E.   1/23/12 5/9/12  
  Six, Steve 3/9/11 5/24/11  
Eleventh Circuit
  Jordán, Adalberto José Yes 8/2/11 9/20/11 2/15/12
  Pryor, Jill A. Yes 2/16/12    
District of Columbia Circuit
  Halligan, Caitlin J.   1/5/11* 2/2/11  
  Srinivasan, Srikanth 6/11/12    
Federal Circuit
  DuMont, Edward C.   1/5/11*    
  Reyna, Jimmie V.   1/5/11* 2/16/11 4/4/11
  Taranto, Richard G.   11/10/11 2/29/12  
  Wallach, Evan Jonathan   7/28/11 9/7/11 11/8/11
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DISTRICT COURT
  Nominee Judicial Emergency Nomination Date Hearing Date Confirmation Date
District of Alaska
  Gleason, Sharon L. 4/6/11 7/13/11 11/15/11
District of Arizona
  Guerin Zipps, Jennifer Yes 6/23/11 7/27/11 10/3/11
  Márquez, Rosemary Yes 6/23/11    
Eastern District of Arkansas
  Baker, Kristine G.   11/2/11 1/26/12 5/7/12
Western District of Arkansas
  Hickey, Susan Owens 4/6/11 6/8/11 10/13/11
  Holmes, Paul K., III Yes 1/5/11* 9/29/10** 2/7/11
Central District of California
  Bernal, Jesus G. Yes 4/25/12 6/6/12 12/11/12
  Kronstadt, John A. Yes 1/5/11* 2/16/11 4/12/11
  Fitzgerald, Michael W. Yes 7/20/11 10/4/11 3/15/12
  O’Connell, Beverly R. Yes 11/14/12 12/12/12  
  Olguin, Fernando M. Yes 5/14/12 6/27/12 12/17/12
Eastern District of California
  Nunley, Troy L. Yes 6/25/12 9/19/12  
Northern District of California
  Chen, Edward Milton Yes 1/5/11* 9/23/09** 5/10/11
  Davila, Edward J. Yes 1/5/11* 9/29/10** 2/14/11
  Gonzalez Rogers, Yvonne   5/4/11 7/13/11 11/15/11
  Orrick, William H., III Yes 6/11/12 7/11/12  
  Tigar, Jon S. Yes 6/11/12 7/11/12 12/21/12
Southern District of California
  Battaglia, Anthony J. 1/5/11* 9/29/10** 3/7/11
  Bencivengo, Cathy A. Yes 5/11/11 9/7/11 2/9/12
  Curiel, Gonzalo P.   11/10/11 3/28/12 9/22/12
District of Colorado
  Jackson, Richard Brooke Yes 1/5/11* 4/13/11 8/2/11
  Moore, Raymond P.   11/14/12    
District of Columbia
  Boasberg, James E. 1/5/11* 9/15/10** 3/14/11
  Contreras, Rudolph 7/28/11 10/4/11 3/22/12
  Jackson, Amy Berman 1/5/11* 9/15/10** 3/17/11
  Jackson, Ketanji B. 9/20/12 12/12/12  
District of Connecticut
  Shea, Michael P. 2/2/12 3/28/12 12/5/12
District of Delaware
  Andrews, Richard G. 5/11/11 7/13/11 11/3/11
Middle District of Florida
  Chappell, Sheri Polster Yes 6/25/12 9/19/12  
  Dalton, Roy Bale, Jr. Yes 1/5/11* 3/2/11 5/2/11
  Davis, Brian J. Yes 2/29/12 5/9/12  
Northern District of Florida
  Walker, Mark E.   2/16/12 5/9/12 12/6/12
Southern District of Florida
  Rosenbaum, Robin S. Yes 11/30/11 2/29/12 6/26/12
  Scola, Robert N., Jr. Yes 5/4/11 6/22/11 10/19/11
  Thomas, William L. Yes 11/14/12    
  Williams, Kathleen M. Yes 1/5/11* 2/2/11 8/2/11
Northern District of Georgia
  Jones, Steve C. Yes 1/5/11* 11/17/10** 2/28/11
  Silas, Natasha Perdew Yes 1/26/11    
  Totenberg, Amy Yes 1/5/11* 9/15/10** 2/28/11
  Walker, Linda T. Yes 1/26/11    
District of Hawaii
  Watson, Derrick K. 11/14/12    
Central District of Illinois
  Darrow, Sara Lynn 1/5/11* 4/13/11 8/2/11
  Myerscough, Sue E. Yes 1/5/11* 9/15/10** 3/7/11
  Shadid, James E. Yes 1/5/11* 9/15/10** 3/7/11
Northern District of Illinois
  Durkin, Thomas M. Yes 5/21/12 7/11/12 12/17/12
  Lee, John Z. Yes 11/10/11 1/26/12 5/7/12
  Tharp, John J., Jr. Yes 11/10/11 1/26/12 5/14/12
Southern District of Iowa
  Rose, Stephanie Marie   2/2/12 3/14/12 9/10/12
Eastern District of Louisiana
  Brown, Nannette J.   3/2/11 5/4/11 10/3/11
  Morgan, Susie   6/7/11 10/19/11 3/28/12
  Triche-Milazzo, Jane M.   3/16/11 6/8/11 10/11/11
Middle District of Louisiana
  Dick, Shelly D.   4/25/12 12/12/12  
District of Maine
  Torresen, Nancy   3/2/11 5/4/11 10/3/11
District of Maryland
  Day, Charles B. Yes 1/5/11*    
  Grimm, Paul W.   2/16/12 5/9/12 12/3/12
  Russell, George Levi, III Yes 11/10/11 1/26/12 5/14/12
District of Massachusetts
  Hillman, Timothy S.   11/30/11 2/15/12 6/4/12
Eastern District of Michigan
  Berg, Terrence G.  Yes 4/25/12 6/6/12 12/6/12
  Drain, Gershwin A. 11/17/11 2/29/12 8/2/12
Eastern District of Missouri
  Ross, John A. 1/5/11* 5/4/11 9/20/11
  Wimes, Brian C. 9/22/11 11/16/11 4/23/12
Western District of Missouri
  Phillips, Mary Elizabeth 6/7/11 9/20/11 3/6/12
  Wimes, Brian C. 9/22/11 11/16/11 4/23/12
District of Montana
  Christensen, Dana L.   5/4/11 9/7/11 12/5/11
District of Nebraska
  Gerrard, John M.   5/4/11 9/20/11 1/23/12
District of Nevada
  Cadish, Elissa F. Yes 2/16/12    
  Dorsey, Jennifer A.   9/19/12    
  Du, Miranda Yes 8/2/11 10/4/11 3/28/12
  Gordon, Andrew P.   9/19/12 12/12/12  
District of New Jersey
  Cecchi, Claire C. 1/5/11* 3/2/11 6/14/11
  McNulty, Kevin   12/16/11 3/14/12 7/16/12
  Salas, Esther 1/5/11* 3/2/11 6/14/11
  Shipp, Michael A.  1/23/12 3/14/12 7/23/12
District of New Mexico
  Gonzales, Kenneth J.    11/14/12    
Eastern District of New York
  Chen, Pamela Ki Mai   8/2/12 9/19/12  
  Brodie, Margo Kitsy   6/7/11 9/7/11 2/27/12
  Kuntz, William F., II Yes 3/9/11 5/4/11 10/3/11
Northern District of New York
  D’Agostino, Mae A. Yes 1/5/11* 2/2/11 3/28/11
Southern District of New York
  Abrams, Ronnie   7/28/11 10/4/11 3/22/12
  Briccetti, Vincent L. Yes 1/5/11* 2/16/11 4/12/11
  Caproni, Valerie E.   11/14/12    
  Carter, Andrew L., Jr.   5/19/11 7/27/11 12/5/11
  Engelmayer, Paul A. Yes 2/2/11 3/16/11 7/26/11
  Failla, Katherine Polk   6/25/12 9/19/12  
  Forrest, Katherine B.   5/4/11 6/8/11 10/13/11
  Furman, Jesse M.   6/7/11 7/27/11 2/17/12
  Nathan, Alison J.   3/31/11 6/8/11 10/13/11
  Oetken, J. Paul   1/26/11 3/16/11 7/18/11
  Ramos, Edgardo   5/4/11 7/27/11 12/5/11
  Román, Nelson S.   9/20/12    
  Schofield, Lorna G.   4/25/12 6/6/12 12/13/12
  Torres, Analisa   11/14/12    
Western District of New York
  Geraci, Frank Paul, Jr.  Yes 5/14/12 6/27/12 12/13/12
  Green, Michael C. Yes 1/26/11 5/24/11  
Western District of North Carolina
  Cogburn, Max O., Jr. 1/5/11* 11/17/10** 3/10/11
Northern District of Ohio
  Helmick, Jeffrey J.   5/11/11 2/15/12 6/6/12
Northern District of Oklahoma
  Dowdell, John E.   2/29/12 5/9/12 12/11/12
  Mikkanen, Arvo   2/2/11    
District of Oregon
  Hernandez, Marco A. Yes 1/5/11* 11/17/10** 2/7/11
  McShane, Michael J.    9/19/12    
  Simon, Michael H. Yes 1/5/11* 11/17/10** 6/21/11
Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  Quiñones Alejandro, Nitza I.   11/27/12    
  Restrepo, Luis Felipe   11/27/12    
  Schmehl, Jeffrey L.   11/27/12    
Middle District of Pennsylvania
  Brann, Matthew W. Yes 5/17/12 6/27/12 12/21/12
  Mannion, Malachy E. Yes 5/17/12 6/27/12 12/21/12
  Mariani, Robert David Yes 1/5/11* 6/22/11 10/19/11
Western District of Pennsylvania
  Bissoon, Cathy 1/5/11* 6/22/11 10/17/11
  Hornak, Mark Raymond 1/5/11* 6/22/11 10/19/11
District of Rhode Island
  McConnell, John J., Jr. 1/5/11* 5/13/10** 5/4/11
District of South Carolina
  Cain, Timothy M. 2/16/11 5/4/11 9/20/11
  Lewis, Mary G. 3/16/11 2/15/12 6/18/12
Middle District of Tennessee
  Sharp, Kevin H. Yes 1/5/11* 3/2/11 5/2/11
Western District of Tennessee
  Fowlkes, John Thomas, Jr.   12/16/11 3/14/12 7/10/12
Eastern District of Texas
  Gilstrap, James Rodney Yes 5/19/11 7/27/11 12/5/11
Southern District of Texas
  Costa, Gregg Jeffrey Yes 9/8/11 11/2/11 4/26/12
  Marmolejo, Marina G. Yes 1/5/11* 5/24/11 10/3/11
  Ramos, Nelva Gonzales Yes 1/26/11 4/13/11 8/2/11
  Saldana, Diana Yes 1/5/11* 9/29/10** 2/7/11
Western District of Texas
  Guaderrama, David Campos Yes 9/14/11 11/2/11 4/26/12
District of Utah
  Nuffer, David Yes 6/29/11 9/20/11 3/22/12
  Shelby, Robert J.   11/30/11 3/28/12 9/22/12
Eastern District of Virginia
  Wright Allen, Arenda L. 1/5/11* 2/16/11 5/11/11
Western District of Virginia
  Urbanski, Michael F. 1/5/11* 2/16/11 5/12/11
Eastern District of Washington
  Rice, Thomas Owen 6/29/11 9/20/11 3/6/12
Northern District of West Virginia
  Groh, Gina Marie 5/19/11 9/7/11 3/15/12
Western District of Wisconsin
  Butler, Louis B. Jr. Yes 1/5/11* 11/4/09**  
District of Wyoming
  Skavdahl, Scott W. 2/16/11 7/13/11 11/3/11
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COURT OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE
  Nominee Judicial Emergency Nomination Date Hearing Date Confirmation Date
  Barnett, Mark A. 7/12/12 9/19/12  
  Kelly, Claire R. 11/14/12    
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* Nominee was originally nominated during the 111th Congress.  For more information on nominations during the 111th Congress, see archived 111th Congress nominations.
** Date of hearing during the 111th Congress, in connection with previous nomination.

This site lists nominations for Article III courts only and does not include nominations for courts or other tribunals established pursuant to other articles of the U.S. Constitution.