112th 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, William J., Jr.   1/4/13* 3/14/12** 2/13/13
Third Circuit
  Krause, Cheryl Ann   2/6/14 3/12/14  
  Shwartz, Patty   1/4/13* 2/15/12** 4/9/13
Fourth Circuit
  Harris, Pamela   5/8/14    
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. Yes 12/19/13 5/13/14  
  Pryor, Jill A. Yes 1/4/13* 5/13/14  
  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
  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, James Maxwell, Jr.   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, André, Jr. Yes 4/3/14 5/20/14  
  O’Connell, Beverly R.   1/4/13* 12/12/12** 4/15/13
Eastern District of California
  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
  Orrick, William H., III   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
  Moss, Randolph D.   4/3/14 5/20/14  
District of Connecticut
  Bolden, Victor Allen   6/16/14    
  Meyer, Jeffrey Alker   6/7/13 7/24/13

2/24/14

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. Yes 2/26/14 5/20/14  
  Thomas, William L.***   1/4/13*    
Northern District of Georgia
  Boggs, Michael P.    12/19/13 5/13/14  
  Cohen, Mark Howard Yes 12/19/13 5/13/14  
  May, Leigh Martin Yes 12/19/13 5/13/14  
  Ross, Eleanor Louise   12/19/13 5/13/14  
Middle District of Georgia
  Abrams, Leslie Joyce   3/11/14 5/13/14  
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
  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. Yes 6/19/14    
  Stivers, Gregory N. Yes 6/19/14    
Middle District of Louisiana
  deGravelles, John W.    3/13/14 5/20/14  
  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
  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  
Western District of Missouri
  Bough, Stephen R.   1/16/14    
  Harpool, M. Douglas   8/1/13 11/6/13 3/26/14
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    
District of New Mexico
  Gonzales, Kenneth J.    1/4/13* 2/13/13 6/17/13
Northern District of New York
  Sannes, Brenda K.   5/8/14 6/24/14  
Eastern District of New York
  Chen, Pamela Ki Mai   1/4/13* 9/19/12** 3/4/13
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    
District of Oregon
  McShane, Michael J.    1/4/13* 2/13/13 5/20/13
Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  Beetlestone, Wendy   6/16/14    
  Kearney, Mark A.   6/16/14    
  Leeson, Jr., Joseph F.   6/16/14    
  McHugh, Gerald Austin, Jr.   8/1/13 11/6/13 3/26/14
  Pappert, Gerald J.   6/16/14    
  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. Yes 6/26/14    
  Schroeder III, Robert Wiiliam  Yes 6/26/14    
Western District of Texas
  Pittman, Robert Lee Yes 6/26/14    
Eastern District of Virginia
  Lauck, M. Hannah   12/19/13 2/25/14 6/10/14
Eastern District of Washington
  Bastian, Stanley Allen   9/19/13 11/13/13 4/30/14
  Mendoza, Salvador, Jr.   1/16/14 3/12/14 6/17/14
Eastern District of Wisconsin
  Pepper, Pamela   5/1/14 6/24/14  
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 6/24/14  
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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
  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.