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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.

CONFIRMATIONS

Name Court Date Nominated/
Renominated
Date Confirmed 
Neil M. Gorsuch Supreme Court of the United States 2/1/2017 4/7/2017
Amul Roger Thapar U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit 3/21/2017 5/25/2017
David C. Nye U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho 5/8/2017 7/12/2017
John Kenneth Bush U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit 5/8/2017 7/20/2017
Kevin Christopher Newsom U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit  5/8/2017 8/1/2017
Timothy J. Kelly U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia 6/7/2017 9/5/2017
Ralph R. Erickson U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit 6/7/2017 9/28/2017
Scott L. Palk U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma 5/8/2017 10/26/2017
Trevor N. McFadden U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia 6/7/2017 10/30/2017
Amy Coney Barrett U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit 5/8/2017 10/30/2017
Joan Louise Larsen U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit 5/8/2017 11/1/2017
Allison H. Eid U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit 6/7/2017 11/2/2017
Stephanos Bibas  U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit 6/19/2017 11/2/2017
Donald C. Coggins Jr.  U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina 8/3/2017 11/16/2017
Dabney Langhorne Friedrich  U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia 6/7/2017 11/27/2017
Gregory G. Katsas   U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit 9/7/2017 11/28/2017
Steve Leonard Grasz  U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit 8/3/2017 12/12/2017
Don R. Willett   U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit  10/3/2017 12/13/2017
James C. Ho   U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit  10/16/2017 12/14/2017
William L. Campbell Jr. U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee 7/13/2017 1/9/2018
Thomas Lee Robinson Parker   U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee 7/13/2017 1/10/2018
Walter David Counts III  U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas 9/11/2017 1/11/2018
Michael Lawrence Brown U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia 7/13/2017 1/11/2018
David Stras  U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit 1/8/2018 1/30/2018
Elizabeth L. Branch U.S. Court of Appeals fot the Eleventh Circuit 1/8/2017 2/27/2018
A. Marvin Quattlebaum, Jr. U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina 8/3/2017 3/1/2018
Karen Gren Scholer U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas 9/7/2017 3/5/2018
Tilman Eugene Self, III U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia 8/3/2017 3/6/2018
Terry A. Doughty U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana 8/3/2017 3/6/2018
Claria Horn Boom U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky 6/12/2017 4/10/2018
John Wesley Broomes U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas 9/7/2017 4/12/2018
Rebecca Grady Jennings U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky 9/7/2017 4/12/2018
Stuart Kyle Duncan U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit  1/8/2018 4/24/2018
Kurt Engelhardt U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit  1/8/2018 5/9/2018
Michael B. Brennan U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit  1/8/2018 5/10/2018
Michael Y. Scudder U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit  2/15/2018 5/14/2018
Amy J. St. Eve U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit  2/15/2018 5/14/2018
John B. Nalbandian U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit  1/24/2018 5/15/2018
Joel M. Carson III U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit  12/20/2017 5/15/2018
Robert Earl Wier U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky 8/3/2017 6/5/2018
Fernando Rodriguez Jr. U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas 9/7/2017 6/5/2018
Annemarie Carney Axon U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama 1/8/2018 6/6/2018
Mark Jeremy Bennett U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit 2/15/2018 7/10/2018
Andrew S. Oldham U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit  2/15/2018 7/18/2018
Britt Cagle Grant U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit  4/10/2018 7/31/2018
Jeffrey Uhlman Beaverstock U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama 1/8/2018 8/1/2018
Emily Coody Marks U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama 1/8/2018 8/1/2018
Holly Lou Teeter U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas 1/8/2018 8/1/2018
Jill Aiko Otake U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii 12/21/2017 8/1/2018
Maryellen Noreika U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware 12/20/2017 8/1/2018
Colm F. Connolly U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware 12/20/2017 8/1/2018
Julius Ness Richardson U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit  5/7/2018 8/16/2018
A. Marvin Quattlebaum, Jr. U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit  5/7/2018 8/16/2018
R. Stan Baker U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia 9/7/2017 8/28/2018
Terry Fitzgerald Moorer U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama 1/8/2018 8/28/2018
Charles Barnes Goodwin U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma 1/8/2018 8/28/2018
Nancy E. Brasel U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota 2/15/2018 8/28/2018
James R. Sweeney II U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana 11/1/2017 8/28/2018
Barry W. Ashe U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana 1/8/2018 8/28/2018
Susan Paradise Baxter U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania 12/20/2017 8/28/2018
Kari A. Dooley U.S. District Court for the  District of Connecticut 12/20/2017 9/6/2018
Marilyn Jean Horan U.S. District Court for the  Western District of Pennsylvania 12/20/2017 9/6/2018
Robert R. Summerhays U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana 1/24/2018 9/6/2018
Alan D Albright U.S. District Court for the  Western District of Texas 1/24/2018 9/6/2018
Charles J. Williams U.S. District Court for the  Northern District of Iowa 2/15/2018 9/6/2018
Eric C. Tostrud U.S. District Court for the  District of Minnesota 2/15/2018 9/6/2018
Dominic W. Lanza U.S. District Court for the  District of Arizona 1/24/2018 9/6/2018
William F. Jung U.S. District Court for the  Middle District of Florida 12/21/2017 9/6/2018
Brett M. Kavanaugh U.S. Supreme Court 7/10/2018 10/6/2018
Liles Clifton Burke U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama 1/8/2018 10/11/2018
Susan Brnovich U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona 1/24/2018 10/11/2018
James Patrick Hanlon U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana 4/12/2018 10/11/2018
Michael Joseph Juneau U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana 1/8/2018 10/11/2018
Jeremy D. Kernodle U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas 1/23/2018 10/11/2018
Thomas S. Kleeh U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia 2/15/2018 10/11/2018
Ryan Douglas Nelson U.S. Circuit Court for the Ninth Circuit 5/15/2018 10/11/2018
Mark Saalfield Norris U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee 1/8/2018 10/11/2018
Peter J. Phipps U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania 2/15/2018 10/11/2018
David James Porter U.S. Circuit Court for the Third Circuit 4/12/2018 10/11/2018
William M. Ray II U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia 1/8/2018 10/11/2018
Eli Jeremy Richardson U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee 1/8/2018 10/11/2018
Richard J. Sullivan U.S. Circuit Court for the Second Circuit 5/7/2018 10/11/2018
Lance E. Walker U.S. District Court for the District of Maine 4/10/2018 10/11/2018
Jonathan A. Kobes U.S. Circuit Court for the Eighth Circuit 6/11/2018 12/11/2018
Eric D. Miller U.S Circuit Court for the Ninth Circuit 1/23/2019 2/26/2019
Allison Jones Rushing U.S. Circuit Court for the Fourth Circuit 1/23/2019 3/5/2019
Chad A. Readler U.S. Circuit Court for the Sixth Circuit 1/23/2019 3/6/2019
Eric E. Murphy U.S. Circuit Court for the Sixth Circuit 1/23/2019 3/7/2019
Paul B. Matey U.S. Circuit Court for the Third Circuit 1/23/2019 3/12/2019
Neomi J. Rao U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia 1/23/2019 3/13/2019
Bridget S. Bade U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit 1/23/2019 3/13/2019
Altman, Roy Kalman U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida 1/23/2019 4/4/2019
Domenico, Daniel Desmond U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado 1/23/2019 4/9/2019
Wyrick, Patrick R. U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma 1/23/2019 4/9/2019
Morales, David Steven U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas 1/23/2019 4/10/2019
Brady, Holly A. U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana 1/23/2019 4/10/2019

 

 

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

http://www.uscourts.gov/judges-judgeships

https://www.fjc.gov/history/judges

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Updated April 15, 2019

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