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Below is Leadership Connect’s chart of Presidential nominations to federal courts.

All information has been verified by our in-house content team.

Following nomination, the Senate Committee on the Judiciary holds a hearing for nominees before they can be confirmed. All appointments require Senate confirmation.

Supreme Court of the United States

NameTitleSupreme Court
of the United States
Nominated OnConfirmed OnSworn In Date
Neil M. GorsuchAssociate Justice1/31/20174/7/20174/10/2017
Brett M. KavanaughAssociate Justice7/9/201810/6/201810/6/2018

Circuit Court of Appeals

NameTitleCircuit Court of AppealsNominated OnConfirmed OnSworn In Date
Amul R. ThaparCircuit JudgeSixth Circuit3/21/20175/25/20176/1/2017
Joan L. LarsenCircuit JudgeSixth Circuit5/8/201711/1/201711/3/2017
Amy Coney BarrettCircuit JudgeSeventh Circuit5/8/201710/31/201711/2/2017
John K. BushCircuit JudgeSeventh Circuit5/8/20177/20/20177/21/2017
Kevin C. NewsomCircuit JudgeEleventh Circuit5/8/20178/1/20178/2/2017
Allison H. EidCircuit JudgeTenth Circuit6/7/201711/2/201711/3/2017
Ralph R. EricksonCircuit JudgeEighth Circuit6/7/20179/29/201710/13/2017
Stephanos BibasCircuit JudgeThird Circuit6/19/201711/2/201711/20/2017
Leonard Steven GraszCircuit JudgeEighth Circuit8/4/201712/12/20171/3/2018
Gregory KatsasCircuit JudgeDistrict of Columbia Circuit9/7/201711/28/201712/8/2017
Donald WillettCircuit JudgeFifth Circuit10/3/201712/13/20171/2/2018
James C. HoCircuit JudgeFifth Circuit10/17/201712/14/20171/4/2018
Joel CarsonCircuit JudgeTenth Circuit12/20/20175/15/20185/17/2018
David R. StrasCircuit JudgeEighth Circuit1/8/20181/30/20181/31/2018
Michael B. BrennanCircuit JudgeSeventh Circuit1/8/20185/10/20185/11/2018
Elizabeth BranchCircuit JudgeEleventh Circuit1/8/20182/27/20183/20/2018
Stuart Kyle DuncanCircuit JudgeFifth Circuit1/8/20184/24/20185/1/2018
Kurt D. EngelhardtCircuit JudgeFifth Circuit1/8/20185/7/20185/10/2018
John B. NalbandianCircuit JudgeSixth Circuit1/23/20185/15/20185/17/2018
Mark J. BennettCircuit JudgeNinth Circuit2/12/20187/10/20187/13/2018
Andrew S. OldhamCircuit JudgeFifth Circuit2/12/20187/18/20187/19/2018
Michael Y. Scudder Jr.Circuit JudgeSeventh Circuit2/12/20185/15/20185/21/2018
Amy J. St. EveCircuit JudgeSeventh Circuit2/12/20185/15/20185/23/2018
Britt C. GrantCircuit JudgeEleventh Circuit4/10/20187/31/20188/3/2018
Paul B. MateyCircuit JudgeThird Circuit4/10/2018
David J. PorterCircuit JudgeThird Circuit4/10/201810/11/2018
A. Marvin QuattlebaumCircuit JudgeFourth Circuit4/26/20188/16/20189/4/2018
Julius "Jay" N. RichardsonCircuit JudgeFourth Circuit4/26/20188/16/20188/20/2018
Richard J. SullivanCircuit JudgeSecond Circuit4/26/201810/11/2018
Ryan D. NelsonCircuit JudgeNinth Circuit5/10/201810/11/2018
Jonathan A. KobesCircuit JudgeEighth Circuit6/7/2018
Eric E. MurphyCircuit JudgeSixth Circuit6/7/2018
Chad A. ReadlerCircuit JudgeSixth Circuit6/7/2018
Eric D. MillerCircuit JudgeNinth Circuit7/13/2018
Bridget BadeCircuit JudgeNinth Circuit8/27/2018
Allison Jones RushingCircuit JudgeFourth Circuit8/27/2018
Joseph BiancoCircuit JudgeSecond Circuit10/11/2018
Michael H. ParkCircuit JudgeSecond Circuit10/11/2018
Patrick BumatayCircuit JudgeNinth Circuit10/11/2018

District Courts

NameTitleDistrict CourtsNominated onConfirmed On 
David C. NyeDistrict JudgeDistrict of Idaho5/8/20177/12/20178/2/2017
Scott L. PalkDistrict JudgeWestern District of Oklahoma5/8/201710/27/201710/31/2017
Claria Horn BoomDistrict JudgeEastern and Western Districts of Kentucky6/7/20174/10/20184/11/2018
Trevor N. McFaddenDistrict JudgeDistrict of Columbia6/7/201710/30/201710/31/2017
Timothy J. KellyDistrict JudgeDistrict of Columbia6/7/20179/5/20179/8/2017
Dabney L. FriedrichDistrict JudgeDistrict of Columbia6/7/201711/27/201712/1/2017
Michael Lawrence BrownDistrict JudgeNorthern District of Georgia7/13/20171/11/20181/17/2018
William L. (Chip) CampbellDistrict JudgeMiddle District of Tennessee7/13/20171/9/20181/12/2018
Thomas Lee Robinson ParkerDistrict JudgeWestern District of Tennessee7/13/20171/10/20181/30/2018
Tilman Eugene (Tripp) SelfDistrict JudgeMiddle District of Georgia7/13/20173/5/20183/7/2018
Donald C. Coggins Jr.District JudgeDistrict of South Carolina8/4/201711/16/201711/20/2017
Terry A. DoughtyDistrict JudgeWestern District of Louisiana8/4/20173/6/20183/7/2018
A. Marvin QuattlebaumDistrict JudgeDistrict of South Carolina8/4/20173/1/20183/6/2018
Robert Earl WierDistrict JudgeEastern District of Kentucky8/4/20176/5/20186/12/2018
R. Stan BakerDistrict JudgeSouthern District of Georgia9/7/20178/28/20188/30/2018
John BroomesDistrict JudgeDistrict of Kansas9/7/20174/12/20184/17/2018
Rebecca Grady JenningsDistrict JudgeWestern District of Kentucky9/7/20174/12/20184/19/2018
Karen Gren ScholerDistrict JudgeNorthern District of Texas9/7/20173/5/20183/6/2018
Fernando RodriguezDistrict JudgeSouthern District of Texas9/7/20176/5/20186/12/2018
Walter David Counts IIIDistrict JudgeWestern District of Texas9/11/20171/11/20181/17/2018
James R. SweeneyDistrict JudgeSouthern District of Indiana11/1/20178/28/20189/24/2018
Susan BaxterDistrict JudgeWestern District of Pennsylvania12/20/20178/28/20189/14/2018
Colm ConnollyDistrict JudgeDistrict of Delaware12/20/20178/1/20188/3/2018
Kari DooleyDistrict JudgeDistrict of Connecticut12/20/20179/6/20189/13/2018
Gordon GiampietroDistrict JudgeEastern District of Washington12/20/2017
Marilyn J. HoranDistrict JudgeWestern District of Pennsylvania12/20/20179/6/20189/19/2018
Chad F. Kenney Sr.District JudgeEastern District of Pennsylvania12/20/201710/11/2018
Maryellen NoreikaDistrict JudgeDistrict of Delaware12/20/20178/2/20188/9/2018
Jill OtakeDistrict JudgeDistrict of Hawaii12/20/20178/2/20188/3/2018
William JungDistrict JudgeMiddle District of Florida12/20/20179/6/20189/10/2018
Eli J. RichardsonDistrict JudgeMiddle District of Tennessee1/8/201810/11/2018
Holly Lou TeeterDistrict JudgeDistrict of South Carolina1/8/20188/2/20188/3/2018
Annemarie Carney AxonDistrict JudgeNorthern District of Alabama1/8/20186/6/20186/12/2018
Liles C. BurkeDistrict JudgeNorthern District of Alabama1/8/201810/11/2018
Charles B. GoodwinDistrict JudgeWestern District of Oklahoma1/8/20188/28/20188/30/2018
Thomas Alvin FarrDistrict JudgeEastern District of North Carolina1/8/2018
Mark S. NorrisDistrict JudgeWestern District of Tennessee1/8/201810/11/2018
William (Billy) McCrary Ray, IIDistrict JudgeNorthern District of Georgia1/8/201810/11/2018
Michael Joseph JuneauDistrict JudgeWestern District of Louisiana1/8/201810/11/2018
Emily Coody MarksDistrict JudgeMiddle District of Alabama1/8/20188/2/20188/3/2018
Jeffrey BeaverstockDistrict JudgeSouthern District of Alabama1/8/20188/2/20188/3/2018
Terry F. MoorerDistrict JudgeSouthern District of Alabama1/8/20188/28/20189/4/2018
Matthew KacsmarykDistrict JudgeNorthern District of Texas1/8/2018
Barry W. AsheDistrict JudgeEastern District of Louisiana1/8/20188/28/20188/30/2018
Daniel Desmond DomenicoDistrict JudgeDistrict of Colorado1/8/2018
Alan D. AlbrightDistrict JudgeWestern District of Texas1/23/20189/6/2018
Susan BrnovichDistrict JudgeDistrict of Arizona1/23/201810/11/2018
J. Campbell BarkerDistrict JudgeEastern District of Texas1/23/2018
Jeremy D. KernodleDistrict JudgeEastern District of Texas1/23/201810/11/2018
Dominic W. LanzaDistrict JudgeDistrict of Arizona1/23/20189/6/20189/10/2018
Robert R. SummerhaysDistrict JudgeWestern District of Louisiana1/23/20189/6/20189/19/2018
Michael J. TruncaleDistrict JudgeEastern District of Texas1/23/2018
Wendy VitterDistrict JudgeEastern District of Louisiana1/23/2018
Nancy E. BraselDistrict JudgeDistrict of Minnesota2/12/20188/28/20189/13/2018
Thomas S. KleehDistrict JudgeNorthern District of West Virginia2/12/201810/11/2018
Peter J. PhippsDistrict JudgeWestern District of Pennsylvania2/12/201810/11/2018
Eric C. TostrudDistrict JudgeDistrict of Minnesota2/12/20189/6/20189/10/2018
C.J. WilliamsDistrict JudgeNorthern District of Iowa2/12/20189/6/20189/10/2018
Raul M. Arias-MarxuachDistrict JudgeDistrict of Puerto Rico4/10/2018
Pamela A. BarkerDistrict JudgeNorthern District of Ohio4/10/2018
Kenneth D. BellDistrict JudgeWestern District of North Carolina4/10/2018
Wendy Williams BergerDistrict JudgeMiddle District of Florida4/10/2018
Andrew L. BrasherDistrict JudgeMiddle District of Alabama4/10/2018
Stephen R. Clark Sr.District JudgeEastern District of Missouri4/10/2018
J.P. HanlonDistrict JudgeSouthern District of Indiana4/10/201810/11/2018
Jonathan W. KatchenDistrict JudgeDistrict of Alaska4/10/2018
Mary E. McElroyDistrict JudgeDistrict of Rhode Island4/10/2018
David S. MoralesDistrict JudgeSouthern District of Texas4/10/2018
Sarah MorrisonDistrict JudgeSouthern District of Ohio4/10/2018
John M. O'ConnorDistrict JudgeEastern, Northern, Western District of Oklahoma4/10/2018
Lance E. WalkerDistrict JudgeDistrict of Maine4/10/201810/11/2018
Allen C. WinsorDistrict JudgeNorthern District of Florida4/10/2018
Patrick WyrickDistrict JudgeWestern District of Oklahoma4/10/2018
Roy K. AltmanDistrict JudgeSouthern District of Florida4/26/2018
Thomas P. BarberDistrict JudgeMiddle District of Florida4/26/2018
Rodolfo "Rudy" Ruiz IIDistrict JudgeSouthern District of Florida4/26/2018
Rodney SmithDistrict JudgeSouthern District of Florida4/26/2018
T. Kent WetherellDistrict JudgeNorthern District of Florida4/26/2018
Gary R. BrownDistrict JudgeEastern District of New York5/10/2018
Diane GujaratiDistrict JudgeEastern District of New York5/10/2018
Eric R. KomiteeDistrict JudgeEastern District of New York5/10/2018
Rachel P. KovnerDistrict JudgeEastern District of New York5/10/2018
Lewis J. LimanDistrict JudgeSouthern District of New York5/10/2018
Corey L. MazeDistrict JudgeNorthern District of Alabama5/10/2018
John L. Sinatra Jr.District JudgeWestern District of New York5/10/2018
Mary Kay VyskocilDistrict JudgeSouthern District of New York5/10/2018
Joshua WolsonDistrict JudgeEastern District of Pennsylvania5/10/2018
Rossie D. Alston Jr.District JudgeEastern District of Virginia6/7/2018
Stephanie A. GallagherDistrict JudgeDistrict of Maryland6/7/2018
Karin J. ImmergutDistrict JudgeDistrict of Oregon6/7/2018
Carl J. NicholsDistrict JudgeDistrict of Columbia6/7/2018
Martha M. PacoldDistrict JudgeNorthern District of Illinois6/7/2018
Mary M. RowlandDistrict JudgeNorthern District of Illinois6/7/2018
Steven C. SeegerDistrict JudgeNorthern District of Illinois6/7/2018
Tessa GormanDistrict JudgeWestern District of Washington7/13/2018
Damon LeichtyDistrict JudgeNorthern District of Indiana7/13/2018
Kathleen O'SullivanDistrict JudgeWestern District of Washington7/13/2018
J. Nicholas RanjanDistrict JudgeWestern District of Pennsylvania7/13/2018
John M. YoungeDistrict JudgeEastern District of Pennsylvania7/13/2018
J.P. BouleeDistrict JudgeNorthern District of Georgia8/27/2018
James D. Cain Jr.District JudgeWestern District of Louisiana8/27/2018
Stanley BlumenfeldDistrict JudgeCentral District of California10/11/2018
Brian BuescherDistrict JudgeDistrict of Nevada10/11/2018
Clifton CorkerDistrict JudgeEastern District of Tennessee10/11/2018
Philip HalpernDistrict JudgeSouthern District of New York10/11/2018
Thomas MarcelleDistrict JudgeNorthern District of New York10/11/2018
Matthew McFarlandDistrict JudgeSouthern District of Ohio10/11/2018
Jeremy RosenDistrict JudgeCentral District of California10/11/2018
Mark ScarsciDistrict JudgeCentral District of California10/11/2018

Courts of Limited Jurisdiction

NameTitleCourts of Limited JurisdictionNominated onConfirmed On 
Joseph L. TothJudgeCourt of Federal Claims6/7/20178/3/20178/9/2017
Michael P. AllenJudgeCourt of Appeals for Veterans Claims6/7/20178/3/20178/9/2017
Amanda L. MeredithJudgeCourt of Appeals for Veterans Claims6/7/20178/3/20178/9/2017
Patrick UrdaJudgeUnited States Tax Court8/4/20178/28/20189/27/2018
Elizabeth Ann CopelandJudgeUnited States Tax Court8/4/20178/28/2018
Ryan T. HolteJudgeCourt of Federal Claims9/29/2017
Gregory E. MaggsJudgeCourt of Appeals for Armed Forces10/2/20171/31/20182/2/2018
Joseph L Falvey Jr.JudgeCourt of Appeals for Armed Forces1/23/20184/26/20185/1/2018
Courtney Dunbar JonesJudgeUnited States Tax Court1/23/2018
Maureen K. OhlhausenJudgeCourt of Federal Claims1/23/2018
Emin ToroJudgeUnited States Tax Court4/10/2018
Richard A. HertlingJudgeCourt of Federal Claims4/26/2018
M. Miller BakerJudgeCourt of International Trade6/7/2018
Timothy M. ReifJudgeCourt of International Trade6/7/2018
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