Judicial Nominations

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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  
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  
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  
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  
David Augustin Ruiz U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio 9/30/2021  
Charles Esque Fleming  U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio 9/30/2021  
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  
Victoria Marie Calvert U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia 9/30/2021  
Sarah Elisabeth Geraghty  U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia 9/30/2021  
Samantha D. Elliott U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire 9/30/2021  
Dale E.  Ho U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York 9/30/2021  
Leonard Philip Stark U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit 11/3/2021  
Ruth Bermudez Montenegro  U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California 11/3/2021  
Trina L. Thompson U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California 11/3/2021  
Jacqueline Scott Corley  U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California 11/3/2021  
Julie Rebecca Rubin U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland 11/3/2021  
Anne Rachel Traum U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada 11/3/2021  
Cristina D. Silva U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada 11/3/2021  
Georgette Castner U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey  11/3/2021  
Alison J. Nathan U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit 11/18/2021  
Andre B. Mathis U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit 11/18/2021  
Nancy G. Abudu U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit 1/10/2022  
Julianna Michelle Childs U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit 1/10/2022  

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 14, 2022

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