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Judicial Nominations

OLP works with the Attorney General to advise the President on nominations for Article III and certain Article I judgeships. After the President has submitted a nomination to the Senate, OLP works with the White House and the Senate Judiciary Committee to secure the nominee’s confirmation.

Nominations Court Date Nominated/
Renominated
Date Confirmed
Ketanji Brown Jackson  U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit 4/19/2021 6/14/2021
Candace Jackson-Akiwumi  U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit 4/19/2021 6/24/2021
Tiffany P. Cunningham   U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit 4/19/2021 7/19/2021
Zahid N.  Quraishi   U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey 4/19/2021 6/10/2021
Deborah L. Boardman   U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland 4/19/2021 6/23/2021
Lydia Kay Griggsby   U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland 4/19/2021 6/16/2021
Julien Xavier Neals  U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey  4/19/2021 6/8/2021
Regina M. Rodriguez   U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado 4/19/2021 6/8/2021
Margaret Irene Strickland U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico  4/19/2021 9/21/2021
Tana Lin    U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington 4/29/2021 10/21/2021
David G. Estudillo    U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington 4/29/2021 9/14/2021
Christine P. O’Hearn    U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey  4/29/2021 10/19/2021
Eunice C. Lee   U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit 5/12/2021 8/10/2021
Veronica S. Rossman   U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit 5/12/2021 9/20/2021
Gustavo A. Gelpi   U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit 5/12/2021 10/18/2021
Lauren J. King   U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington 5/12/2021 10/5/2021
Angel Kelley    U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts 5/12/2021 9/14/2021
Karen McGlashan Williams   U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey  5/12/2021 10/26/2021
Florence Y. Pan  U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia 6/15/2021 9/23/2021
Myrna Pérez U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit 6/15/2021 10/25/2021
Omar Antonio Williams   U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut 6/15/2021 10/28/2021
Sarah A. L. Merriam  U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut 6/15/2021 10/6/2021
Sarala Vidya Nagala  U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut 6/15/2021 10/27/2021
Jia M. Cobb  U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia 6/15/2021 10/26/2021
Jennifer Sung    U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit 7/13/2021 12/15/2021
Toby J. Heytens  U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit 7/13/2021 11/1/2021
Michael S. Nachmanoff    U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia 7/13/2021 10/27/2021
Patricia Tolliver Giles  U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia 7/13/2021 10/26/2021
Jane M. Beckering   U.S.  District Court for the Western District of Michigan 7/13/2021 12/17/2021
Shalina D. Kumar   U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan 7/13/2021 12/17/2021
Carolyn N. Lerner  U.S. Court of Federal Claims 7/13/2021 12/18/2021
Armando O. Bonilla    U.S. Court of Federal Claims 7/13/2021 12/18/2021
Beth Robinson   U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit 8/5/2021 11/1/2021
Charlotte N. Sweeney  U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado 8/5/2021 5/25/2022
Mary Katherine Dimke  U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington 8/5/2021 12/18/2021
Lucy Haeran Koh U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit 9/20/2021 12/13/2021
Holly A. Thomas  U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit 9/20/2021 1/20/2022
Gabriel P. Sanchez U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit 9/20/2021 1/12/2022
Maame Ewusi-Mensah Frimpong U.S. District Court for the Central District of California 9/20/2021 12/17/2021
Hernán D. Vera U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

9/20/2021

1/3/2023

 
Jennifer L. Thurston  U.S. District Court for the  Eastern District of California 9/20/2021 12/17/2021
David Herrera Urias U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico 9/20/2021 12/17/2021
Katherine Marie Menendez U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota 9/20/2021 12/18/2021
Bridget Meehan Brennan U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio 9/30/2021 2/1/2022
David Augustin Ruiz U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio 9/30/2021 2/1/2022
Charles Esque Fleming  U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio 9/30/2021 2/1/2022
Jinsook Ohta  U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California 9/30/2021 12/17/2021
Linda Lopez U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California 9/30/2021 12/17/2021
John H. Chun U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington 9/30/2021 3/23/2022
Victoria Marie Calvert U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia 9/30/2021 3/22/2022
Sarah Elisabeth Geraghty  U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia 9/30/2021 3/31/2022
Samantha D. Elliott U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire 9/30/2021 12/15/2021
Dale E.  Ho U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

9/30/2021 

1/3/2023

 
Leonard Philip Stark U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit 11/3/2021 2/9/2022
Ruth Bermudez Montenegro  U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California 11/3/2021 3/22/2022
Trina L. Thompson U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California 11/3/2021 5/18/2022
Jacqueline Scott Corley  U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California 11/3/2021 3/17/2022
Julie Rebecca Rubin U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland 11/3/2021 3/23/2022
Anne Rachel Traum U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada 11/3/2021 3/23/2022
Cristina D. Silva U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada 11/3/2021 3/23/2022
Georgette Castner U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey  11/3/2021 3/31/2022
Alison J. Nathan U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit 11/18/2021 3/23/2022
Andre B. Mathis U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit 11/18/2021 9/8/2022
Fred W. Slaughter U.S. District Court for the Central District of California 12/15/2021 3/17/2022
Sunshine Suzanne Sykes U.S. District Court for the Central District of California 12/15/2021 5/18/2022
Sherilyn Peace Garnett U.S. District Court for the Central District of California 12/15/2021 4/27/2022
Kenly Kiya Kato U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

12/15/2021              

1/3/2023

 
Hector Gonzalez U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York 12/15/2021 3/23/2022
Nina Morrison U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York 12/15/2021 6/8/2022
Jessica G. L. Clarke U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

12/15/2021              

1/3/2023

 
Jennifer Louise Rochon U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York 12/15/2021 5/18/2022
Evelyn Padin U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey 12/15/2021 5/25/2022
William S. Pocan U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin 12/15/2021  
Nancy G. Abudu U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

1/10/2022                

1/3/2023

 
Julianna Michelle Childs U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit 1/10/2022 7/19/2022
Tiffany M. Cartwright U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington

1/19/2022                

1/3/2023

 
Nusrat Jahan Choudhury U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

1/19/2022                

1/3/2023

 
Ana Isabel de Alba U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California 1/19/2022 6/21/2022
Robert Steven Huie U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California 1/19/2022 6/9/2022
Nina Nin-Yuen Wang U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado 1/19/2022 7/19/2022
Natasha C. Merle U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

1/19/2022                

1/3/2023

 
Jennifer H. Rearden U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York 1/19/2022 9/8/2022
Arianna J. Freeman U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit 1/19/2022 9/29/2022
Stephanie Dawkins Davis U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit 2/2/2022 5/24/2022
Ketanji Brown Jackson Supreme Court of the United States 2/28/2022 4/7/2022
John Z. Lee U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit 4/25/2022 9/7/2022
Salvador Mendoza, Jr. U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit 4/25/2022 9/12/2022
Stephen Henley Locher  U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa 4/25/2022 7/14/2022
Nancy L. Maldonado U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois 4/25/2022 7/19/2022
Gregory Brian Williams U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware 4/25/2022 7/20/2022
Lara E. Montecalvo U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit 5/19/2022 9/14/2022
Sarah A. L. Merriam U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit 5/19/2022 9/15/2022
Elizabeth Wilson Hanes U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia 5/19/2022 8/2/2022
Anne M. Nardacci U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York 5/19/2022 11/30/2022
Ana C. Reyes U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

5/19/2022                

1/3/2023

 
Rachel Bloomekatz U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

5/25/2022                

1/3/2023

 
Florence Y. Pan U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit 5/25/2022 9/20/2022
Doris L. Pryor U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit 5/25/2022 12/5/2022
Roopali H. Desai U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit 6/15/2022 8/4/2022
Dana M. Douglas U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit 6/15/2022 12/13/2022
Bradley N. Garcia U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

6/15/2022                

1/3/2023

 
Jerry W. Blackwell U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota 6/15/2022 12/7/2022
María del R. Antongiorgi-Jordán U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico 6/15/2022 11/15/2022
Gina R. Méndez-Miró U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico

6/15/2022               

1/3/2023

 
Camille L. Vélez-Rivé U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico 6/15/2022 11/30/2022
Tamika R. Montgomery-Reeves U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit 7/11/2022 12/12/2022
Frances Kay Behm U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan 7/11/2022 12/6/2022
Cindy K. Chung U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

7/12/2022                

1/3/2023

 
Kelley Brisbon Hodge U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania 7/12/2022 12/6/2022
John Frank Murphy U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania 7/12/2022 12/7/2022
Mia Roberts Perez U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania 7/12/2022 12/7/2022
Kai N. Scott U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania 7/12/2022 12/7/2022
Robert Stewart Ballou U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia

7/13/2022                

1/23/2023

 
Kymberly Kathryn Evanson U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington

7/13/2022                

1/23/2023

 
Jamal N. Whitehead U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington

7/13/2022                

1/3/2023

 
Margaret R. Guzman U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts

7/13/2022                

1/3/2023

 
Jorge A. Rodriguez U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York 7/13/2022  
Jamar K. Walker U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

7/13/2022                

1/3/2023

 
Adrienne C. Nelson U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon

7/14/2022                

1/3/2023

 
Matthew L. Garcia U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico

7/14/2022                

1/3/2023

 
Andrew G. Schopler U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California

7/14/2022                

1/23/2023

 
James Edward Simmons Jr. U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California

7/14/2022                

1/23/2023

 
Julie Rikelman U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

8/1/2022                  

1/3/2023

 
Maria Araujo Kahn U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

8/1/2022                 

1/3/2023

 
Myong J. Joun U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts

8/1/2022                 

1/23/2023

 
Julia E. Kobick  U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts

8/1/2022                  

1/23/2023

 
Jeffery Paul Hopkins U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio 8/1/2022 12/8/2022
Araceli Martínez-Olguín U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

8/1/2022                  

1/3/2023

 
Rita F. Lin U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

8/1/2022                  

1/23/2023

 
Daniel J. Calabretta U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California

8/1/2022                  

1/3/2023

 
Jabari Brooks Wamble U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit 9/6/2022  
DeAndrea Gist Benjamin U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

9/6/2022                  

1/3/2023

 
Anthony Devos Johnstone U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

9/6/2022                  

1/3/2023

 
Colleen R. Lawless U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois

9/6/2022                  

1/23/2023

 
Gordon P. Gallagher U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

9/6/2022                 

1/23/2023

 
P. Casey Pitts U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

9/6/2022                  

1/23/2023

 
Jonathan James Canada Grey U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

9/6/2022                  

1/23/2023

 
Orelia Eleta Merchant U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

9/6/2022                  

1/23/2023

 
Ramon Ernesto Reyes, Jr. U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

9/6/2022                  

1/23/2023

 
Arun Subramanian U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

9/6/2022                  

1/23/2023

 
Charnelle Bjelkengren U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington

9/19/2022                

1/23/2023

 
Lindsay C. Jenkins U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

9/19/2022              

1/3/2023

 

Todd E. Edelman U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

9/27/2022             

1/23/2023

 
Scott Winston Colom U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi

11/15/2022         

1/23/2023

 
Matthew P. Brookman U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana 1/3/2023  
Michael Farbiarz U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey 1/3/2023  
Robert Kirsch U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey 1/3/2023  
Monica Ramirez Almadani U.S. District Court for the Central District of California 1/23/2023  
Wesley L. Hsu U.S. District Court for the Central District of California 1/23/2023  
Marian F. Gaston U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California 1/23/2023  

Additional information on judges and judgeships is available at the websites below.

Biographical Directory of Article III Federal Judges, 1789-present | Federal Judicial Center (fjc.gov)

Judges & Judgeships | United States Courts (uscourts.gov)

Updated January 24, 2023