113th Congress - Judicial Nominations

113th Congress - Judicial Nominations

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Below is a list of nominations for Article III courts submitted by the President to the Senate during the 113th 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      
  Barron, David Jeremiah   9/24/13 11/20/13 5/22/14      
  Kayatta, Jr., William J.   1/4/13* 3/14/12** 2/13/13      
Third Circuit      
  Krause, Cheryl Ann   2/6/14 3/12/14 7/7/14      
  Restrepo, Luis Felipe   11/12/14          
  Shwartz, Patty   1/4/13* 2/15/12** 4/9/13      
Fourth Circuit      
  Harris, Pamela   5/8/14 6/24/14 7/28/14      
Fifth Circuit      
  Costa, Gregg Jeffrey   12/19/13 2/25/14 5/20/14      
Eighth Circuit      
  Kelly, Jane   1/31/13 2/27/13 4/24/13      
Ninth Circuit      
  Friedland, Michelle T.   8/1/13 11/6/13 4/28/14      
  Owens, John B.   8/1/13 10/30/13 3/31/14      
Tenth Circuit      
  Bacharach, Robert E.   1/4/13* 5/9/12** 2/25/13      
  McHugh, Carolyn B.   5/16/13 9/25/13 3/12/14      
  Moritz, Nancy L.   8/1/13 11/13/13 5/5/14      
  Phillips, Gregory Alan   1/31/13 3/19/13 7/8/13      
Eleventh Circuit      
  Carnes, Julie E.   12/19/13 5/13/14 7/21/14      
  Pryor, Jill A.   1/4/13* 5/13/14 9/8/14      
  Rosenbaum, Robin S.   11/7/13 2/11/14 5/12/14      
District of Columbia Circuit      
  Halligan, Caitlin***   1/4/13* 2/2/11**        
  Millett, Patricia Ann   6/4/13 7/10/13 12/10/13      
  Pillard, Cornelia T.L.   6/4/13 7/24/13 12/12/13      
  Srinivasan, Srikanth   1/4/13* 4/10/13 5/23/13      
  Wilkins, Robert Leon   6/4/13 9/11/13 1/13/14      
Federal Circuit      
  Chen, Raymond T.   2/7/13 4/24/13 8/1/13      
  Hughes, Todd M.   2/7/13 6/19/13 9/24/13      
  Stoll, Kara Farnandez   11/12/14          
  Taranto, Richard Gary    1/4/13* 2/29/12** 3/11/13      
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DISTRICT COURT      
  Nominee Judicial Emergency Nomination Date Hearing Date Confirmation Date      
Northern District of Alabama      
  Haikala, Madeline Hughes   5/9/13 6/19/13 10/14/13      
District of Arizona      
  Humetewa, Diane J.   9/19/13 1/28/14 5/14/14      
  Logan, Steven Paul   9/19/13 1/28/14 5/14/14      
  Márquez, Rosemary   1/4/13* 1/28/14 5/15/14      
  Rayes, Douglas L.   9/19/13 1/28/14 5/15/14      
  Soto, James Alan   12/19/13 1/28/14 5/15/14      
  Tuchi, John Joseph   9/19/13 1/28/14 5/14/14      
Eastern District of Arkansas      
  Moody, Jr., James Maxwell   7/25/13 9/25/13 2/25/14      
Western District of Arkansas      
  Brooks, Timothy L.   6/7/13 9/11/13 3/5/14      
Central District of California      
  Birotte, Jr., André   4/3/14 5/20/14 7/22/14      
  O’Connell, Beverly R.   1/4/13* 12/12/12** 4/15/13      
Eastern District of California      
  Drozd, Dale A. Yes 11/12/14          
  Nunley, Troy L.   1/4/13* 9/19/12** 3/23/13      
Northern District of California      
  Chhabria, Vince Girdhari   7/25/13 9/25/13 3/5/14      
  Donato, James   6/20/13 9/11/13 2/25/14      
  Freeman, Beth Labson   6/20/13 9/11/13 2/25/14      
  Gilliam, Jr., Haywood Stirling   8/18/14 9/17/14 12/16/14      
  Orrick, III, William H.   1/4/13* 7/11/12** 5/15/13      
Southern District of California      
  Bashant, Cynthia Ann   9/19/13 12/19/13 4/30/14      
District of Colorado      
  Moore, Raymond P.   1/4/13* 1/23/13 3/23/13      
District of Columbia      
  Chutkan, Tanya S.   12/19/13 2/25/14 6/4/14      
  Cooper, Christopher Reid   8/1/13 11/6/13 3/26/14      
  Jackson, Ketanji B.   1/4/13* 12/12/12** 3/23/13      
  Mehta, Amit Priyavadan   7/31/14 9/17/14 12/16/14      
  Moss, Randolph D.   4/3/14 5/20/14 11/13/14      
District of Connecticut      
  Bolden, Victor Allen   6/16/14 7/29/14 11/20/14      
  Meyer, Jeffrey Alker   6/7/13 7/24/13

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Middle District of Florida      
  Byron, Paul G.   2/6/14 4/1/14 6/24/14      
  Chappell, Sheri Polster   1/4/13* 9/19/12** 5/20/13      
  Davis, Brian J.   1/4/13* 5/9/12** 12/20/13      
  Mendoza, Carlos Eduardo   2/6/14 4/1/14 6/24/14      
Southern District of Florida      
  Bloom, Beth   2/6/14 4/1/14 6/24/14      
  Gayles, Darrin P.   2/6/14 4/1/14 6/17/14      
  Rosenberg, Robin L.   2/26/14 5/20/14 7/22/14      
  Thomas, William L.***   1/4/13*          
Middle District of Georgia      
  Abrams, Leslie Joyce   3/11/14 5/13/14 11/18/14      
Northern District of Georgia      
  Boggs, Michael P.    12/19/13 5/13/14        
  Cohen, Mark Howard   12/19/13 5/13/14 11/18/14      
  May, Leigh Martin   12/19/13 5/13/14 11/13/14      
  Ross, Eleanor Louise   12/19/13 5/13/14 11/18/14      
District of Hawaii      
  Watson, Derrick K.   1/4/13* 1/23/13 4/18/13      
Central District of Illinois      
  Bruce, Colin Stirling   5/6/13 6/19/13 10/7/13      
Northern District of Illinois      
  Alonso, Jorge Luis   8/5/14 9/9/14 12/16/14      
  Blakey, John Robert   8/5/14 9/9/14 12/16/14      
  Ellis, Sara Lee   5/6/13 6/19/13 10/7/13      
  Shah, Manish S.   9/19/13 11/13/13 4/30/14      
  Wood, Andrea R.   5/6/13 6/19/13 10/14/13      
Southern District of Illinois      
  Rosenstengel, Nancy J.   11/7/13 1/8/14 5/8/14      
  Yandle, Staci Michelle   1/16/14 3/12/14 6/17/14      
District of Kansas      
  Crabtree, Daniel D.   8/1/13 12/19/13 4/30/14      
Western District of Kentucky      
  Hale, David J.   6/19/14 7/29/14 12/3/14      
  Stivers, Gregory N.   6/19/14 7/29/14 12/4/14      
Middle District of Louisiana      
  deGravelles, John W.    3/13/14 5/20/14 7/22/14      
  Dick, Shelly D.   1/4/13* 12/12/12** 5/9/13      
District of Maine      
  Levy, Jon David   9/19/13 12/19/13 4/30/14      
District of Maryland      
  Chuang, Theodore David   9/25/13 12/19/13 5/1/14      
  Hazel, George Jarrod   9/25/13 12/19/13 5/1/14      
District of Massachusetts      
  Burroughs, Allison Dale   7/31/14 9/17/14 12/16/14      
  Mastroianni, Mark G.   9/24/13 2/11/14 6/4/14      
  Sorokin, Leo T.   12/19/13 2/25/14 6/10/14      
  Talwani, Indira   9/24/13 1/8/14 5/8/14      
Eastern District of Michigan      
  Leitman, Matthew Frederick   7/25/13 10/30/13 3/12/14      
  Levy, Judith Ellen   7/25/13 10/30/13 3/12/14      
  Michelson, Laurie J.   7/25/13 10/30/13 3/12/14      
  Parker, Linda Vivienne   7/25/13 10/30/13 3/12/14      
Northern District of Mississippi      
  Brown, Debra M.   5/16/13 7/10/13 11/4/13      
Eastern District of Missouri      
  White, Ronnie L.   11/7/13 5/20/14 7/16/14      
Western District of Missouri      
  Bough, Stephen R.   1/16/14 7/24/14 12/16/14      
  Harpool, M. Douglas   8/1/13 11/6/13 3/26/14      
  Ketchmark, Roseann A.   11/20/14          
District of Montana      
  Morris, Brian   5/23/13 7/24/13 12/12/13      
  Watters, Susan P.   5/23/13 7/24/13 12/12/13      
District of Nevada      
  Boulware, Richard Franklin, II   1/16/14 3/12/14 6/10/14      
  Cadish, Elissa F.***   1/4/13*          
  Dorsey, Jennifer A.   1/4/13* 4/24/13 7/9/13      
  Gordon, Andrew P.   1/4/13* 12/12/12** 3/11/13      
District of New Hampshire      
  McCafferty, Landya B.   5/23/13 7/24/13 12/12/13      
District of New Jersey      
  Arleo, Madeline Cox   6/20/14 7/29/14 11/20/14      
District of New Mexico      
  Gonzales, Kenneth J.    1/4/13* 2/13/13 6/17/13      
Eastern District of New York      
  Azrack, Joan Marie   9/18/14 11/13/14 12/16/14      
  Chen, Pamela Ki Mai   1/4/13* 9/19/12** 3/4/13      
  DeArcy Hall, LaShann Moutique Yes 11/12/14          
  Donnelly, Ann   11/20/14          
Northern District of New York      
  Sannes, Brenda K.   5/8/14 6/24/14 11/20/14      
Southern District of New York      
  Broderick, Vernon S.   4/15/13 5/23/13 9/9/13      
  Caproni, Valerie E.   1/4/13* 5/23/13 9/9/13      
  Failla, Katherine Polk   1/4/13* 9/19/12** 3/4/13      
  Román, Nelson S.   1/4/13* 1/23/13 5/9/13      
  Torres, Analisa   1/4/13* 1/23/13 4/18/13      
  Woods, Gregory Howard   5/9/13 7/10/13 11/4/13      
Western District of New York      
  Wolford, Elizabeth A.   5/16/13 7/10/13 12/12/13      
Eastern District of North Carolina      
  May-Parker, Jennifer Prescod Yes 6/20/13          
Middle District of North Carolina      
  Biggs, Loretta Copeland   9/18/14 11/13/14 12/16/14      
District of Oregon      
  McShane, Michael J.    1/4/13* 2/13/13 5/20/13      
Eastern District of Pennsylvania      
  Beetlestone, Wendy   6/16/14 7/24/14 11/20/14      
  Kearney, Mark A.   6/16/14 7/24/14 12/3/14      
  Leeson, Jr., Joseph F.   6/16/14 7/24/14 12/4/14      
  McHugh, Jr., Gerald Austin   8/1/13 11/6/13 3/26/14      
  Pappert, Gerald J.   6/16/14 7/24/14 12/3/14      
  Quiñones Alejandro, Nitza I.   1/4/13* 2/13/13 6/13/13      
  Restrepo, Luis Felipe   1/4/13* 2/13/13 6/17/13      
  Schmehl, Jeffrey L.   1/4/13* 2/13/13 6/13/13      
  Smith, Edward G.   8/1/13 11/6/13 3/26/14      
District of Puerto Rico      
  Delgado Hernández, Pedro A.   6/26/13 9/11/13 3/5/14      
District of South Carolina      
  Hendricks, Bruce Howe   6/26/13 2/11/14 6/4/14      
  Lee, Alison Renee***   6/26/13          
Eastern District of Tennessee      
  Reeves, Pamela L.   5/16/13 9/25/13 3/5/14      
Western District of Tennessee      
  Lipman, Sheryl H.   8/1/13 11/13/13 4/30/14      
Eastern District of Texas      
  Mazzant, III, Amos L.   6/26/14 9/9/14 12/16/14      
  Schroeder III, Robert Wiiliam    6/26/14 9/9/14 12/16/14      
Southern District of Texas      
  Bennett, Alfred H. Yes 9/18/14          
  Hanks, Jr., George C.   9/18/14          
  Olvera, Jr., Jose Rolando Yes 9/18/14          
Western District of Texas      
  Pittman, Robert Lee   6/26/14 9/9/14 12/16/14      
District of Utah      
  Parrish, Jill N.   9/18/14          
Eastern District of Virginia      
  Lauck, M. Hannah   12/19/13 2/25/14 6/10/14      
Western District of Virginia      
  Dillon, Elizabeth K.   9/18/14 11/13/14 12/16/14      
Eastern District of Washington      
  Bastian, Stanley Allen   9/19/13 11/13/13 4/30/14      
  Mendoza, Jr., Salvador   1/16/14 3/12/14 6/17/14      
Eastern District of Wisconsin      
  Pepper, Pamela   5/1/14 6/24/14 11/20/14      
Western District of Wisconsin      
  Peterson, James D.   11/7/13 1/8/14 5/8/14      
District of Vermont      
  Crawford, Geoffrey W.   5/20/14 6/4/14 6/24/14      
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COURT OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE      
  Nominee Judicial Emergency Nomination Date Hearing Date Confirmation Date      
  Barnett, Mark A.   1/4/13* 9/19/12** 5/23/13      
  Davidson, Jeanne E.   8/18/14 9/17/14        
  Kelly, Claire R.   1/4/13* 1/23/13 5/23/13      
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* Nominee was originally nominated during the 112th Congress.  For more information on nominations during the 112th Congress, see archived 112th Congress nominations.
** Date of hearing during the 112th Congress, in connection with previous nomination.

*** Nomination withdrawn and no longer pending.

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.