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News & Announcements: Circuit Executive

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August 25, 2021
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August 4, 2021
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July 15, 2021
Honorable Mary Beck Briscoe of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals will take senior status effective March 15, 2021. Judge Briscoe received her commission on May 26, 1995 and served as Chief Circuit Judge from 2010 to 2015.                  She...
February 10, 2021
Honorable Carlos F. Lucero has taken senior status effective February 1, 2021. He received his commission on June 30, 1995. Judge Lucero resides in Denver, Colorado. He is a graduate of George Washington University Law School. He clerked for Judge...
February 9, 2021
Wichita, KS -- On Friday, July 24th, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit appointed Honorable Mitchell L. Herren to the bankruptcy bench for the District of Kansas. Judge Herren was previously with the Hinkle Law Firm in Wichita...
July 24, 2020
Chief Judge Timothy Tymkovich is saddened to announce the passing of the Honorable Monroe G. McKay, who had served on the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals with distinction since 1977. Judge McKay passed away of natural causes at his daughter’s home in...
March 31, 2020
The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit is accepting applications from all qualified persons for the position of Federal Public Defender for the District of New Mexico. The term of office is four years, with potential for successive...
October 22, 2019
The Judicial Council of the Tenth Circuit has issued an order that publicly reprimands U.S. District Judge Carlos Murguia of the District of Kansas for several forms of misconduct, including sexual harassment and other inappropriate behavior during...
September 30, 2019
The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit seeks applications for a bankruptcy judgeship in the District of Kansas.  Bankruptcy judges are appointed to 14-year terms pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §152.  The position is located in Wichita,...
September 24, 2019
The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals is seeking hotel rooms at a government rate over various dates in 2021 to house federal judges and their law clerks during terms of court in Denver, Colorado.  We are considering splitting the block between law...
June 26, 2019
The order can be found here.  The Judicial Council is also releasing redacted copies of the petitions for review.  Links to those can be found here.
March 11, 2019
DENVER – Chief Judge Timothy M. Tymkovich of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit announced today the appointment of the Honorable Joel M. Carson to the Court. President Donald J. Trump nominated Judge Carson in December 2017....
May 18, 2018
DENVER – Chief Judge Timothy M. Tymkovich of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit announced today the appointment of the Honorable Allison H. Eid to the Court. The Senate confirmed Judge Eid’s nomination on November 2nd....
November 4, 2017
DENVER - The current 14-year term of office of Michael E. Romero, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Colorado at Denver, Colorado, is due to expire on December 21, 2017. The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit is...
May 23, 2017
Denver, CO -- The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has appointed Honorable Kimberley H. Tyson to the bankruptcy bench for the District of Colorado, effective Friday, May 12, 2017. Judge Tyson was previously a director of Ireland...
May 12, 2017
KANSAS CITY - The current 14-year term of office of Robert D. Berger, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Kansas at Kansas City, Kansas, is due to expire on October 15, 2017. The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit is...
April 26, 2017
The United States Courts for the Tenth Circuit is requesting proposals for an IT Conference during either the week of August 7th or August 14th in 2017. The week of August 14th is preferred. Please review the attached document below for complete...
February 16, 2017
The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals is seeking hotel rooms at a government rate over various dates in 2017 to house federal judges and their law clerks during terms of court in Denver, Colorado. We are considering splitting the block between law...
March 25, 2016
OKLAHOMA CITY—Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals is pleased to announce that a ceremony was held February 12, 2016 dedicating the federal courthouse in Oklahoma City as William J. Holloway, Jr. United States Courthouse.  Judge Holloway was the longest...
February 2, 2016
Denver, CO -- The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has appointed Honorable Joseph G. Rosania, Jr. to the bankruptcy bench for the District of Colorado, effective Monday, January 4, 2016. Judge Rosania was previously in private...
January 4, 2016
Denver, CO – Today Honorable Timothy M. Tymkovich became Chief Judge of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. On September 30, 2015 a ceremony was held at the Byron White U.S. Courthouse in Denver, Colorado marking Judge Tymkovich’s elevation to Chief...
October 1, 2015
Salt Lake City, UT -- On Friday, September 4, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit appointed Honorable Kevin R. Anderson to the bankruptcy bench for the District of Utah. Judge Anderson was previously the Standing Chapter 13...
September 4, 2015
Denver, CO – The United States Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the Tenth Circuit (BAP) is pleased to announce the appointment of Judge Janice Miller Karlin as its new Chief Judge effective September 4, 2015. Judge Karlin, Bankruptcy Judge for the...
August 31, 2015
Denver, CO – Honorable Mary Beck Briscoe, Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, announced that she will step down as chief judge effective September 30, 2015. The new chief judge will be Honorable Timothy M....
July 27, 2015
The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit seeks applications for a bankruptcy judgeship in the District of Colorado.   View Posting: Bankruptcy Judge, District of Colorado
March 30, 2015
Denver, CO -- On Monday, March 23rd, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit appointed Honorable Thomas B. McNamara to the bankruptcy bench for the District of Colorado. Judge McNamara was previously with the law firm Davis Graham...
March 23, 2015
Denver, CO -- On Friday, December 12, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit appointed Honorable Janice D. Loyd to the bankruptcy bench for the Western District of Oklahoma. Judge Loyd has served her entire career...
December 17, 2014
The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit seeks applications for a bankruptcy judgeship in the District of Wyoming.  Bankruptcy judges are appointed to 14-year terms pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §152.  The position will be available after...
November 5, 2014
TOPEKA, Kans. – The Honorable Nancy L. Moritz took her formal oath of office as an Article III judge on the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals today at White Concert Hall on the Washburn University campus in Topeka, Kansas. Approximately four hundred...
October 17, 2014
DENVER - On December 1, 2014, significant changes to the 8000 series of the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, which govern appeals of bankruptcy court decisions, will take effect.  The United States Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the Tenth...
September 15, 2014
DENVER - The current 14-year term of office of Elizabeth E. Brown, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Colorado at Denver, Colorado is due to expire on April 15, 2015. The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit is...
September 15, 2014
DENVER – The current term of office of United States Magistrate Judge Michael J. Watanabe for the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, Denver, Colorado, is due to expire on February 11, 2015.  The United States District Court is...
August 29, 2014
DENVER – Chief Judge Mary Beck Briscoe of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit announced today the appointment of the Honorable Nancy L. Moritz to the Court. President Obama nominated Judge Moritz in August 2013. Judge Moritz’s...
July 30, 2014
Chief Judge Mary Beck Briscoe of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit announced today the appointment of the Honorable Carolyn B. McHugh to the Court. President Obama nominated Judge McHugh on May 16, 2013, and renominated her on...
March 21, 2014
The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit is pleased to announce the appointment of Melody Brannon Evans as the Federal Public Defender for the District of Kansas. 
January 17, 2014
The current 14-year term of office of Robert E. Nugent, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Kansas at Wichita, Kansas, is due to expire on June 14, 2014. The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit is presently...
September 24, 2013
Chief Judge Mary Beck Briscoe of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit announced today the appointment of the Honorable Gregory A. Phillips to the Court. President Obama nominated Judge Phillips on January 31, 2013. Judge Phillips...
July 15, 2013
Chief Judge Mary Beck Briscoe is saddened to announce the passing of the Honorable Robert H. McWilliams, who had served on the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals with distinction since 1970. Judge McWilliams was appointed to the federal bench by...
April 12, 2013
Chief Judge Mary Beck Briscoe of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit announced today the appointment of the Honorable Robert E. Bacharach to the Court. President Obama nominated Judge Bacharach on January 23, 2012, and...
March 1, 2013