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Thursday, March 3, 2011

Nominations Sent to the Senate

The following nominations were sent to the Senate:

Felicia C. Adams, of Mississippi, to be United States Attorney for the Northern District of Mississippi for the term of four years, vice James Ming Greenlee, term expired.

Clayton D. Johnson, of Oklahoma, to be United States Marshal for the Northern District of Oklahoma for the term of four years, vice Timothy Dewayne Welch, term expired.

Nannette Jolivette Brown, of Louisiana, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana, vice Stanwood R. Duval, Jr., retired.

Wilma Antoinette Lewis, of the District of Columbia, to be Judge for the District Court of the Virgin Islands for a term of ten years, vice Raymond L. Finch, retired.

Alfred Cooper Lomax, of Missouri, to be United States Marshal for the Western District of Missouri for the term of four years, vice Charles M. Sheer, term expired.

Charles F. Salina, of New York, to be United States Marshal for the Western District of New York for the term of four years, vice Peter A. Lawrence, term expired.

Nancy Torresen, of Maine, to be United States District Judge for the District of Maine, vice D. Brock Hornby, retired.

Brown, Lewis, and Torresen are nominated for United States District Court judgeships.

“I am proud to nominate these three outstanding candidates to serve on the United States District Court bench,” said President Obama. “They all have long and distinguished records of service, and I am confident they will serve on the federal bench with distinction.”

On the nomination of  Johnson, Lomax, and Salina being nominated to serve as U.S. Marshals, the President said: “I am pleased to nominate these outstanding public servants to serve as U.S. Marshals,” said President Obama. “Throughout their careers, these individuals have demonstrated an unwavering commitment to justice, and I am grateful for their continued willingness to serve and protect the American people.”

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