List of current United States circuit judges

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Map of the geographic boundaries of the various United States courts of appeals and United States district courts

The following is a list of all current judges of the United States courts of appeals. The United States Courts of Appeals or circuit courts are the intermediate appellate courts of the United States federal court system. The list includes both "active" and "senior" judges, both of whom hear and decide cases.

Of the thirteen US courts of appeals, twelve are divided into geographical jurisdictions. Of those twelve, eleven are designated numerically, while the other is the District of Columbia Circuit. The thirteenth is the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit which has nationwide jurisdiction over appeals of certain, specific subject matter, for example, patent law.

Congress has currently authorized 179 judgeships,[1] though the number of "current" judges will be higher than 179 because of some judges electing senior status. Only active, non-senior-status judges may fill one of the 179 authorized judgeships. As of December 4, 2023, there are five nominations awaiting Senate action along with five vacancies.

Per the practice of visiting judges, sometimes appeals courts cases are heard and decided by active, senior, or retired judges from the US district courts, US courts of appeals, or US Supreme Court, for cases either within or outside of their assigned geographical jurisdiction. While some judges with senior status are currently inactive, these judges are not yet retired and may return to actively hearing cases at any time.

Current judges of the First Circuit[edit]

As of June 23, 2023:

# Title Judge Duty station Born Term of service Appointed by
Active Chief Senior
32 Chief Judge David J. Barron Boston, MA 1967 2014–present 2022–present Obama
31 Circuit Judge William J. Kayatta Jr. Portland, ME 1953 2013–present Obama
33 Circuit Judge Gustavo Gelpí San Juan, PR 1965 2021–present Biden
34 Circuit Judge Lara Montecalvo Providence, RI 1974 2022–present Biden
35 Circuit Judge Julie Rikelman Boston, MA 1972 2023–present Biden
36 Circuit Judge vacant
18 Senior Circuit Judge Levin H. Campbell inactive 1927 1972–1992 1983–1990 1992–present Nixon
22 Senior Circuit Judge Bruce M. Selya Providence, RI 1934 1986–2006 2006–present Reagan
27 Senior Circuit Judge Sandra Lynch Boston, MA 1946 1995–2022 2008–2015 2022–present Clinton
28 Senior Circuit Judge Kermit Lipez Portland, ME 1941 1998–2011 2011–present Clinton
29 Senior Circuit Judge Jeffrey R. Howard Concord, NH 1955 2002–2022 2015–2022 2022–present G.W. Bush
30 Senior Circuit Judge O. Rogeriee Thompson Providence, RI 1951 2010–2022 2022–present Obama

Current judges of the Second Circuit[edit]

As of August 10, 2023:

# Title Judge Duty station Born Term of service Appointed by
Active Chief Senior
66 Chief Judge Debra Ann Livingston New York, NY 1959 2007–present 2020–present G.W. Bush
69 Circuit Judge Raymond Lohier New York, NY 1965 2010–present Obama
72 Circuit Judge Richard J. Sullivan New York, NY 1964 2018–present Trump
73 Circuit Judge Joseph F. Bianco Central Islip, NY 1966 2019–present Trump
74 Circuit Judge Michael H. Park New York, NY 1976 2019–present Trump
75 Circuit Judge William J. Nardini New Haven, CT 1969 2019–present Trump
76 Circuit Judge Steven Menashi New York, NY 1979 2019–present Trump
77 Circuit Judge Eunice C. Lee New York, NY 1970 2021–present Biden
78 Circuit Judge Beth Robinson Burlington, VT 1965 2021–present Biden
79 Circuit Judge Myrna Pérez New York, NY 1974 2021–present Biden
80 Circuit Judge Alison Nathan New York, NY 1972 2022–present Biden
81 Circuit Judge Sarah A. L. Merriam Bridgeport, CT 1971 2022–present Biden
82 Circuit Judge Maria Araújo Kahn New Haven, CT 1964 2023–present Biden
41 Senior Circuit Judge Jon O. Newman Hartford, CT 1932 1979–1997 1993–1997 1997–present Carter
42 Senior Circuit Judge Amalya Lyle Kearse New York, NY 1937 1979–2002 2002–present Carter
50 Senior Circuit Judge John M. Walker Jr. New Haven, CT 1940 1989–2006 2000–2006 2006–present G.H.W. Bush
52 Senior Circuit Judge Dennis Jacobs New York, NY 1944 1992–2019 2006–2013 2019–present G.H.W. Bush
53 Senior Circuit Judge Pierre N. Leval New York, NY 1936 1993–2002 2002–present Clinton
54 Senior Circuit Judge Guido Calabresi New Haven, CT 1932 1994–2009 2009–present Clinton
55 Senior Circuit Judge José A. Cabranes New Haven, CT 1940 1994–2023 2023–present Clinton
58 Senior Circuit Judge Chester J. Straub inactive[2] 1937 1998–2008 2008–present Clinton
59 Senior Circuit Judge Robert D. Sack New York, NY 1939 1998–2009 2009–present Clinton
62 Senior Circuit Judge Barrington D. Parker Jr. New York, NY 1944 2001–2009 2009–present G.W. Bush
63 Senior Circuit Judge Reena Raggi Brooklyn, NY 1951 2002–2018 2018–present G.W. Bush
64 Senior Circuit Judge Richard C. Wesley Geneseo, NY 1949 2003–2016 2016–present G.W. Bush
67 Senior Circuit Judge Gerard E. Lynch New York, NY 1951 2009–2016 2016–present Obama
68 Senior Circuit Judge Denny Chin New York, NY 1954 2010–2021 2021–present Obama
70 Senior Circuit Judge Susan L. Carney New Haven, CT 1951 2011–2022 2022–present Obama

Current judges of the Third Circuit[edit]

As of June 15, 2023:[3][4]

# Title Judge Duty station Born Term of service Appointed by
Active Chief Senior
61 Chief Judge Michael Chagares Newark, NJ 1962 2006–present 2021–present G.W. Bush
62 Circuit Judge Kent A. Jordan Wilmington, DE 1957 2006–present G.W. Bush
63 Circuit Judge Thomas Hardiman Pittsburgh, PA 1965 2007–present G.W. Bush
66 Circuit Judge Patty Shwartz Newark, NJ 1961 2013–present Obama
67 Circuit Judge Cheryl Ann Krause Philadelphia, PA 1968 2014–present Obama
68 Circuit Judge L. Felipe Restrepo Philadelphia, PA 1959 2016–present Obama
69 Circuit Judge Stephanos Bibas Philadelphia, PA 1969 2017–present Trump
70 Circuit Judge David J. Porter Pittsburgh, PA 1966 2018–present Trump
71 Circuit Judge Paul Matey Newark, NJ 1971 2019–present Trump
72 Circuit Judge Peter J. Phipps Pittsburgh, PA 1973 2019–present Trump
73 Circuit Judge Arianna J. Freeman Philadelphia, PA 1978 2022–present Biden
74 Circuit Judge Tamika Montgomery-Reeves Wilmington, DE 1981 2023–present Biden
75 Circuit Judge Cindy K. Chung Pittsburgh, PA 1975 2023–present Biden
76 Circuit Judge vacant
42 Senior Circuit Judge Walter King Stapleton Wilmington, DE 1934 1985–1999 1999–present Reagan
45 Senior Circuit Judge Anthony Joseph Scirica Philadelphia, PA 1940 1987–2013 2003–2010 2013–present Reagan
46 Senior Circuit Judge Robert Cowen inactive 1930 1987–1998 1998–present Reagan
47 Senior Circuit Judge Richard Lowell Nygaard Erie, PA 1940 1988–2005 2005–present Reagan
49 Senior Circuit Judge Jane Richards Roth Wilmington, DE 1935 1991–2006 2006–present G.H.W. Bush
51 Senior Circuit Judge Theodore McKee Philadelphia, PA 1947 1994–2022 2010–2016 2022–present Clinton
53 Senior Circuit Judge Marjorie Rendell Philadelphia, PA 1947 1997–2015 2015–present Clinton
55 Senior Circuit Judge Thomas L. Ambro Wilmington, DE 1949 2000–2023 2023–present Clinton
56 Senior Circuit Judge Julio M. Fuentes Newark, NJ 1946 2000–2016 2016–present Clinton
57 Senior Circuit Judge D. Brooks Smith Duncansville, PA 1951 2002–2021 2016–2021 2021–present G.W. Bush
59 Senior Circuit Judge D. Michael Fisher Pittsburgh, PA 1944 2003–2017 2017–present G.W. Bush

Current judges of the Fourth Circuit[edit]

As of July 8, 2023:[5][6]

# Title Judge Duty station Born Term of service Appointed by
Active Chief Senior
48 Chief Judge Albert Diaz Charlotte, NC 1960 2010–present 2023–present Obama
30 Circuit Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III Charlottesville, VA 1944 1984–present 1996–2003 Reagan
33 Circuit Judge Paul V. Niemeyer Baltimore, MD 1941 1990–present G.H.W. Bush
40 Circuit Judge Robert Bruce King Charleston, WV 1940 1998–present Clinton
41 Circuit Judge Roger Gregory Richmond, VA 1953 2000–present 2016–2023 Clinton /
G.W. Bush
44 Circuit Judge G. Steven Agee Salem, VA 1952 2008–present G.W. Bush
47 Circuit Judge James Andrew Wynn Raleigh, NC 1954 2010–present Obama
50 Circuit Judge Stephanie Thacker Charleston, WV 1965 2012–present Obama
51 Circuit Judge Pamela Harris Bethesda, MD 1962 2014–present Obama
52 Circuit Judge Julius N. Richardson Columbia, SC 1976 2018–present Trump
53 Circuit Judge A. Marvin Quattlebaum Jr. Greenville, SC 1964 2018–present Trump
54 Circuit Judge Allison Jones Rushing Asheville, NC 1982 2019–present Trump
55 Circuit Judge Toby J. Heytens Alexandria, VA 1975 2021–present Biden
56 Circuit Judge DeAndrea G. Benjamin Columbia, SC 1972 2023–present Biden
57 Circuit Judge vacant
38 Senior Circuit Judge Diana Gribbon Motz Baltimore, MD 1943 1994–2022 2022–present Clinton
39 Senior Circuit Judge William Byrd Traxler Jr. Greenville, SC 1948 1998–2018 2009–2016 2018–present Clinton
46 Senior Circuit Judge Barbara Milano Keenan Alexandria, VA 1950 2010–2021 2021–present Obama
49 Senior Circuit Judge Henry F. Floyd Spartanburg, SC 1947 2011–2021 2021–present Obama

Current judges of the Fifth Circuit[edit]

As of December 8, 2023:

# Title Judge Duty station Born Term of service Appointed by
Active Chief Senior
77 Chief Judge Priscilla Richman Austin, TX 1954 2005–present 2019–present G.W. Bush
63 Circuit Judge Edith Jones Houston, TX 1949 1985–present 2006–2012 Reagan
64 Circuit Judge Jerry Edwin Smith Houston, TX 1946 1987–present Reagan
71 Circuit Judge Carl E. Stewart Shreveport, LA 1950 1994–present 2012–2019 Clinton
78 Circuit Judge Jennifer Walker Elrod Houston, TX 1966 2007–present G.W. Bush
79 Circuit Judge Leslie H. Southwick Jackson, MS 1950 2007–present G.W. Bush
80 Circuit Judge Catharina Haynes Dallas, TX 1963 2008–present G.W. Bush
81 Circuit Judge James E. Graves Jr. Jackson, MS 1953 2011–present Obama
82 Circuit Judge Stephen A. Higginson New Orleans, LA 1961 2011–present Obama
84 Circuit Judge Don Willett Austin, TX 1966 2018–present Trump
85 Circuit Judge James C. Ho Dallas, TX 1973 2018–present Trump
86 Circuit Judge Kyle Duncan Baton Rouge, LA 1972 2018–present Trump
87 Circuit Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt New Orleans, LA 1960 2018–present Trump
88 Circuit Judge Andrew Oldham Austin, TX 1978 2018–present Trump
89 Circuit Judge Cory T. Wilson Jackson, MS 1970 2020–present Trump
90 Circuit Judge Dana Douglas New Orleans, LA 1975 2022–present Biden
91 Circuit Judge Irma Carrillo Ramirez Dallas, TX 1964 2023–present Biden
51 Senior Circuit Judge Carolyn Dineen King Houston, TX 1938 1979–2013 1999–2006 2013–present Carter
59 Senior Circuit Judge E. Grady Jolly Jackson, MS 1937 1982–2017 2017–present Reagan
60 Senior Circuit Judge Patrick Higginbotham San Antonio, TX 1938 1982–2006 2006–present Reagan
61 Senior Circuit Judge W. Eugene Davis New Orleans, LA 1936 1983–2016 2016–present Reagan
65 Senior Circuit Judge John M. Duhé Jr. inactive 1933 1988–1999 1999–present Reagan
66 Senior Circuit Judge Jacques L. Wiener Jr. New Orleans, LA 1934 1990–2010 2010–present G.H.W. Bush
67 Senior Circuit Judge Rhesa Barksdale Jackson, MS 1944 1990–2009 2009–present G.H.W. Bush
73 Senior Circuit Judge James L. Dennis New Orleans, LA 1936 1995–2022 2022–present Clinton
74 Senior Circuit Judge Edith Brown Clement New Orleans, LA 1948 2001–2018 2018–present G.W. Bush

Current judges of the Sixth Circuit[edit]

As of July 20, 2023:

# Title Judge Duty station Born Term of service Appointed by
Active Chief Senior
62 Chief Judge Jeffrey Sutton Columbus, OH 1960 2003–present 2021–present G.W. Bush
56 Circuit Judge Karen Nelson Moore Cleveland, OH 1948 1995–present Clinton
58 Circuit Judge Eric L. Clay Detroit, MI 1948 1997–present Clinton
60 Circuit Judge Julia Smith Gibbons Memphis, TN 1950 2002–present G.W. Bush
65 Circuit Judge Richard Allen Griffin Traverse City, MI 1952 2005–present G.W. Bush
67 Circuit Judge Raymond Kethledge Ann Arbor, MI 1966 2008–present G.W. Bush
69 Circuit Judge Jane Branstetter Stranch Nashville, TN 1953 2010–present Obama
71 Circuit Judge Amul Thapar Covington, KY 1969 2017–present Trump
72 Circuit Judge John K. Bush Louisville, KY 1964 2017–present Trump
73 Circuit Judge Joan Larsen Ann Arbor, MI 1968 2017–present Trump
74 Circuit Judge John Nalbandian Cincinnati, OH 1969 2018–present Trump
75 Circuit Judge Chad Readler Columbus, OH 1972 2019–present Trump
76 Circuit Judge Eric E. Murphy Columbus, OH 1979 2019–present Trump
77 Circuit Judge Stephanie D. Davis Detroit, MI 1967 2022–present Biden
78 Circuit Judge Andre Mathis Memphis, TN 1980 2022–present Biden
79 Circuit Judge Rachel Bloomekatz Columbus, OH 1982 2023–present Biden
47 Senior Circuit Judge Ralph B. Guy Jr. Ann Arbor, MI 1929 1985–1994 1994–present Reagan
49 Senior Circuit Judge James L. Ryan inactive 1932 1985–2000 2000–present Reagan
50 Senior Circuit Judge Danny Julian Boggs Louisville, KY 1944 1986–2017 2003–2009 2017–present Reagan
51 Senior Circuit Judge Alan Eugene Norris Columbus, OH 1935 1986–2001 2001–present Reagan
52 Senior Circuit Judge Richard Fred Suhrheinrich Lansing, MI 1936 1990–2001 2001–present G.H.W. Bush
53 Senior Circuit Judge Eugene Edward Siler Jr. London, KY 1936 1991–2001 2001–present G.H.W. Bush
54 Senior Circuit Judge Alice M. Batchelder Medina, OH 1944 1991–2019 2009–2014 2019–present G.H.W. Bush
55 Senior Circuit Judge Martha Craig Daughtrey Nashville, TN 1942 1993–2009 2009–present Clinton
57 Senior Circuit Judge R. Guy Cole Jr. Columbus, OH 1951 1995–2023 2014–2021 2023–present Clinton
59 Senior Circuit Judge Ronald Lee Gilman Memphis, TN 1942 1997–2010 2010–present Clinton
61 Senior Circuit Judge John M. Rogers Lexington, KY 1948 2002–2018 2018–present G.W. Bush
63 Senior Circuit Judge Deborah L. Cook Akron, OH 1952 2003–2019 2019–present G.W. Bush
64 Senior Circuit Judge David McKeague Lansing, MI 1946 2005–2017 2017–present G.W. Bush
68 Senior Circuit Judge Helene White Detroit, MI 1954 2008–2022 2022–present G.W. Bush

Current judges of the Seventh Circuit[edit]

As of January 31, 2024:

# Title Judge Duty station Born Term of service Appointed by
Active Chief Senior
53 Chief Judge Diane S. Sykes Milwaukee, WI 1957 2004–present 2020–present G.W. Bush
45 Circuit Judge Frank Easterbrook Chicago, IL 1948 1985–present 2006–2013 Reagan
49 Circuit Judge Ilana Rovner Chicago, IL 1938 1992–present G.H.W. Bush
57 Circuit Judge Michael B. Brennan Milwaukee, WI 1963 2018–present Trump
58 Circuit Judge Michael Y. Scudder Chicago, IL 1971 2018–present Trump
59 Circuit Judge Amy St. Eve Chicago, IL 1965 2018–present Trump
60 Circuit Judge Thomas Kirsch Hammond, IN 1974 2020–present Trump
61 Circuit Judge Candace Jackson-Akiwumi Chicago, IL 1979 2021–present Biden
62 Circuit Judge John Z. Lee Chicago, IL 1968 2022–present Biden
63 Circuit Judge Doris Pryor Indianapolis, IN 1977 2022–present Biden
64 Circuit Judge Joshua P. Kolar Hammond, IN 1976 2024–present Biden
38 Senior Circuit Judge William J. Bauer inactive 1926 1974–1994 1986–1993 1994–present Ford
44 Senior Circuit Judge Joel Flaum Chicago, IL 1936 1983–2020 2000–2006 2020–present Reagan
46 Senior Circuit Judge Kenneth Francis Ripple South Bend, IN 1943 1985–2008 2008–present Reagan
47 Senior Circuit Judge Daniel Anthony Manion inactive 1942 1986–2007 2007–present Reagan
50 Senior Circuit Judge Diane Wood Chicago, IL 1950 1995–2022 2013–2020 2022–present Clinton
55 Senior Circuit Judge David Hamilton Bloomington, IN 1957 2009–2022 2022–present Obama

Current judges of the Eighth Circuit[edit]

As of January 27, 2023:

# Title Judge Duty station Born Term of service Appointed by
Active Chief Senior
54 Chief Judge Lavenski Smith Little Rock, AR 1958 2002–present 2017–present G.W. Bush
46 Circuit Judge James B. Loken Minneapolis, MN 1940 1990–present 2003–2010 G.H.W. Bush
55 Circuit Judge Steven Colloton Des Moines, IA 1963 2003–present G.W. Bush
56 Circuit Judge Raymond Gruender Saint Louis, MO 1963 2004–present G.W. Bush
57 Circuit Judge Duane Benton Kansas City, MO 1950 2004–present G.W. Bush
58 Circuit Judge Bobby Shepherd El Dorado, AR 1951 2006–present G.W. Bush
59 Circuit Judge Jane L. Kelly Cedar Rapids, IA 1964 2013–present Obama
60 Circuit Judge Ralph R. Erickson Fargo, ND 1959 2017–present Trump
61 Circuit Judge L. Steven Grasz Omaha, NE 1961 2018–present Trump
62 Circuit Judge David Stras Minneapolis, MN 1974 2018–present Trump
63 Circuit Judge Jonathan A. Kobes Sioux Falls, SD 1974 2018–present Trump
42 Senior Circuit Judge Pasco Bowman II inactive 1933 1983–2003 1998–1999 2003–present Reagan
43 Senior Circuit Judge Roger Leland Wollman Sioux Falls, SD 1934 1985–2018 1999–2002 2018–present Reagan
45 Senior Circuit Judge C. Arlen Beam inactive 1930 1987–2001 2001–present Reagan
47 Senior Circuit Judge David R. Hansen inactive 1938 1991–2003 2002–2003 2003–present G.H.W. Bush
48 Senior Circuit Judge Morris S. Arnold Little Rock, AR 1941 1992–2006 2006–present G.H.W. Bush
53 Senior Circuit Judge Michael Joseph Melloy Cedar Rapids, IA 1948 2002–2013 2013–present G.W. Bush

Current judges of the Ninth Circuit[edit]

As of November 15, 2023:

# Title Judge Duty station Born Term of service Appointed by
Active Chief Senior
94 Chief Judge Mary H. Murguia Phoenix, AZ 1960 2011–present 2021–present Obama
79 Circuit Judge Kim McLane Wardlaw Pasadena, CA 1954 1998–present Clinton
82 Circuit Judge Ronald M. Gould Seattle, WA 1946 1999–present Clinton
86 Circuit Judge Johnnie B. Rawlinson Las Vegas, NV 1952 2000–present Clinton
89 Circuit Judge Consuelo Callahan Sacramento, CA 1950 2003–present G.W. Bush
91 Circuit Judge Milan Smith El Segundo, CA 1942 2006–present G.W. Bush
92 Circuit Judge Sandra Segal Ikuta Pasadena, CA 1954 2006–present G.W. Bush
95 Circuit Judge Morgan Christen Anchorage, AK 1961 2012–present Obama
96 Circuit Judge Jacqueline Nguyen Pasadena, CA 1965 2012–present Obama
99 Circuit Judge John B. Owens San Diego, CA 1971 2014–present Obama
100 Circuit Judge Michelle Friedland San Jose, CA 1972 2014–present Obama
101 Circuit Judge Mark J. Bennett Honolulu, HI 1953 2018–present Trump
102 Circuit Judge Ryan D. Nelson Idaho Falls, ID 1973 2018–present Trump
103 Circuit Judge Eric D. Miller Seattle, WA 1975 2019–present Trump
104 Circuit Judge Bridget S. Bade Phoenix, AZ 1965 2019–present Trump
105 Circuit Judge Daniel P. Collins Pasadena, CA 1963 2019–present Trump
106 Circuit Judge Kenneth K. Lee Carlsbad, CA 1975 2019–present Trump
107 Circuit Judge Daniel Bress San Francisco, CA 1979 2019–present Trump
108 Circuit Judge Danielle J. Forrest Portland, OR 1977 2019–present Trump
109 Circuit Judge Patrick J. Bumatay San Diego, CA 1978 2019–present Trump
110 Circuit Judge Lawrence VanDyke Reno, NV 1972 2020–present Trump
111 Circuit Judge Lucy Koh San Francisco, CA 1968 2021–present Biden
112 Circuit Judge Jennifer Sung Portland, OR 1972 2021–present Biden
113 Circuit Judge Gabriel P. Sanchez San Francisco, CA 1976 2022–present Biden
114 Circuit Judge Holly A. Thomas Pasadena, CA 1979 2022–present Biden
115 Circuit Judge Salvador Mendoza Jr. Richland, WA 1971 2022–present Biden
116 Circuit Judge Roopali Desai Phoenix, AZ 1978 2022–present Biden
117 Circuit Judge Anthony Johnstone Missoula, MT 1973 2023–present Biden
118 Circuit Judge Ana de Alba Fresno, CA 1979 2023–present Biden
40 Senior Circuit Judge J. Clifford Wallace San Diego, CA 1928 1972–1996 1991–1996 1996–present Nixon
47 Senior Circuit Judge Mary M. Schroeder Phoenix, AZ 1940 1979–2011 2000–2007 2011–present Carter
54 Senior Circuit Judge Dorothy Wright Nelson Pasadena, CA 1928 1979–1995 1995–present Carter
55 Senior Circuit Judge William Canby Phoenix, AZ 1931 1980–1996 1996–present Carter
66 Senior Circuit Judge Diarmuid O'Scannlain Portland, OR 1937 1986–2016 2016–present Reagan
68 Senior Circuit Judge Stephen S. Trott Boise, ID 1939 1988–2004 2004–present Reagan
69 Senior Circuit Judge Ferdinand Fernandez Pasadena, CA 1937 1989–2002 2002–present G.H.W. Bush
72 Senior Circuit Judge Andrew Kleinfeld Fairbanks, AK 1945 1991–2010 2010–present G.H.W. Bush
73 Senior Circuit Judge Michael Daly Hawkins Phoenix, AZ 1945 1994–2010 2010–present Clinton
74 Senior Circuit Judge A. Wallace Tashima Pasadena, CA 1934 1996–2004 2004–present Clinton
75 Senior Circuit Judge Sidney R. Thomas Billings, MT 1953 1996–2023 2014–2021 2023–present Clinton
76 Senior Circuit Judge Barry G. Silverman Phoenix, AZ 1951 1998–2016 2016–present Clinton
77 Senior Circuit Judge Susan P. Graber Portland, OR 1949 1998–2021 2021–present Clinton
78 Senior Circuit Judge M. Margaret McKeown San Diego, CA 1951 1998–2022 2022–present Clinton
80 Senior Circuit Judge William A. Fletcher San Francisco, CA 1945 1998–2022 2022–present Clinton
83 Senior Circuit Judge Richard Paez Pasadena, CA 1947 2000–2021 2021–present Clinton
84 Senior Circuit Judge Marsha Berzon San Francisco, CA 1945 2000–2022 2022–present Clinton
85 Senior Circuit Judge Richard C. Tallman Coeur d'Alene, ID 1953 2000–2018 2018–present Clinton
87 Senior Circuit Judge Richard Clifton Honolulu, HI 1950 2002–2016 2016–present G.W. Bush
88 Senior Circuit Judge Jay Bybee Las Vegas, NV 1953 2003–2019 2019–present G.W. Bush
90 Senior Circuit Judge Carlos Bea San Francisco, CA 1934 2003–2019 2019–present G.W. Bush
93 Senior Circuit Judge N. Randy Smith Pocatello, ID 1949 2007–2018 2018–present G.W. Bush
98 Senior Circuit Judge Andrew D. Hurwitz Phoenix, AZ 1947 2012–2022 2022–present Obama

Current judges of the Tenth Circuit[edit]

As of December 13, 2023:

# Title Judge Duty station Born Term of service Appointed by
Active Chief Senior
38 Chief Judge Jerome Holmes Oklahoma City, OK 1961 2006–present 2022–present G.W. Bush
33 Circuit Judge Harris Hartz Albuquerque, NM 1947 2001–present G.W. Bush
36 Circuit Judge Timothy Tymkovich Denver, CO 1956 2003–present 2015–2022 G.W. Bush
39 Circuit Judge Scott Matheson Jr. Salt Lake City, UT 1953 2010–present Obama
40 Circuit Judge Robert E. Bacharach Oklahoma City, OK 1959 2013–present Obama
41 Circuit Judge Gregory A. Phillips Cheyenne, WY 1960 2013–present Obama
42 Circuit Judge Carolyn B. McHugh Salt Lake City, UT 1957 2014–present Obama
43 Circuit Judge Nancy Moritz Topeka, KS 1960 2014–present Obama
44 Circuit Judge Allison H. Eid Denver, CO 1965 2017–present Trump
45 Circuit Judge Joel M. Carson III Roswell, NM 1971 2018–present Trump
46 Circuit Judge Veronica S. Rossman Denver, CO 1972 2021–present Biden
47 Circuit Judge Richard Federico Topeka, KS 1977 2023–present Biden
21 Senior Circuit Judge Stephanie Kulp Seymour Tulsa, OK 1940 1979–2005 1994–2000 2005–present Carter
22 Senior Circuit Judge John Carbone Porfilio[7] inactive 1934 1985–1999 1999–present Reagan
23 Senior Circuit Judge Stephen H. Anderson inactive 1932 1985–2000 2000–present Reagan
25 Senior Circuit Judge Bobby Baldock Roswell, NM 1936 1985–2001 2001–present Reagan
26 Senior Circuit Judge Wade Brorby inactive 1934 1988–2001 2001–present Reagan
27 Senior Circuit Judge David M. Ebel Denver, CO 1940 1988–2006 2006–present Reagan
28 Senior Circuit Judge Paul Joseph Kelly Jr. Santa Fe, NM 1940 1992–2017 2017–present G.H.W. Bush
30 Senior Circuit Judge Mary Beck Briscoe Lawrence, KS 1947 1995–2021 2010–2015 2021–present Clinton
31 Senior Circuit Judge Carlos F. Lucero Denver, CO 1940 1995–2021 2021–present Clinton
32 Senior Circuit Judge Michael R. Murphy Salt Lake City, UT 1947 1995–2012 2012–present Clinton
34 Senior Circuit Judge Terrence L. O'Brien Cheyenne, WY 1943 2002–2013 2013–present G.W. Bush

Current judges of the Eleventh Circuit[edit]

As of May 26, 2023:

# Title Judge Duty station Born Term of service Appointed by
Active Chief Senior
29 Chief Judge William H. Pryor Jr. Birmingham, AL 1962 2004–present[b] 2020–present G.W. Bush
28 Circuit Judge Charles R. Wilson Tampa, FL 1954 1999–present Clinton
31 Circuit Judge Adalberto Jordan Miami, FL 1961 2012–present Obama
32 Circuit Judge Robin S. Rosenbaum Fort Lauderdale, FL 1966 2014–present Obama
34 Circuit Judge Jill A. Pryor Atlanta, GA 1963 2014–present Obama
35 Circuit Judge Kevin Newsom Birmingham, AL 1972 2017–present Trump
36 Circuit Judge Elizabeth L. Branch Atlanta, GA 1968 2018–present Trump
37 Circuit Judge Britt Grant Atlanta, GA 1978 2018–present Trump
38 Circuit Judge Robert J. Luck Tallahassee, FL 1979 2019–present Trump
39 Circuit Judge Barbara Lagoa Miami, FL 1967 2019–present Trump
40 Circuit Judge Andrew L. Brasher Birmingham, AL 1981 2020–present Trump
41 Circuit Judge Nancy Abudu Atlanta, GA 1974 2023–present Biden
9 Senior Circuit Judge Gerald Bard Tjoflat Jacksonville, FL 1929 1981–2019[c] 1989–1996 2019–present Ford / Operation of law
15 Senior Circuit Judge R. Lanier Anderson III Macon, GA 1936 1981–2009[c] 1999–2002 2009–present Carter / Operation of law
19 Senior Circuit Judge James Larry Edmondson Jasper, GA 1947 1986–2012 2002–2009 2012–present Reagan
22 Senior Circuit Judge Joel Fredrick Dubina Montgomery, AL 1947 1990–2013 2009–2013 2013–present G.H.W. Bush
23 Senior Circuit Judge Susan H. Black Jacksonville, FL 1943 1992–2011 2011–present G.H.W. Bush
24 Senior Circuit Judge Edward Earl Carnes Montgomery, AL 1950 1992–2020 2013–2020 2020–present G.H.W. Bush
26 Senior Circuit Judge Frank M. Hull Atlanta, GA 1948 1997–2017 2017–present Clinton
27 Senior Circuit Judge Stanley Marcus West Palm Beach, FL 1946 1997–2019 2019–present Clinton
33 Senior Circuit Judge Julie E. Carnes Atlanta, GA 1950 2014–2018 2018–present Obama

Current judges of the District of Columbia Circuit[edit]

As of January 16, 2024:

# Title Judge Duty station Born Term of service Appointed by
Active Chief Senior
58 Chief Judge Sri Srinivasan Washington, D.C. 1967 2013–present 2020–present Obama
49 Circuit Judge Karen L. Henderson Washington, D.C. 1944 1990–present G.H.W. Bush
59 Circuit Judge Patricia Millett Washington, D.C. 1963 2013–present Obama
60 Circuit Judge Cornelia Pillard Washington, D.C. 1961 2013–present Obama
61 Circuit Judge Robert L. Wilkins Washington, D.C. 1963 2014–present Obama
62 Circuit Judge Gregory G. Katsas Washington, D.C. 1964 2017–present Trump
63 Circuit Judge Neomi Rao Washington, D.C. 1973 2019–present Trump
64 Circuit Judge Justin R. Walker Washington, D.C. 1982 2020–present Trump
66 Circuit Judge J. Michelle Childs Washington, D.C. 1966 2022–present Biden
67 Circuit Judge Florence Y. Pan Washington, D.C. 1966 2022–present Biden
68 Circuit Judge Brad Garcia Washington, D.C. 1986 2023–present Biden
38 Senior Circuit Judge Harry T. Edwards Washington, D.C. 1940 1980–2005 1994–2001 2005–present Carter
46 Senior Circuit Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg Washington, D.C. 1946 1986–2011 2001–2008 2011–present Reagan
47 Senior Circuit Judge David B. Sentelle inactive 1943 1987–2013 2008–2013 2013–present Reagan
50 Senior Circuit Judge A. Raymond Randolph Washington, D.C. 1943 1990–2008 2008–present G.H.W. Bush
51 Senior Circuit Judge Judith W. Rogers Washington, D.C. 1939 1994–2022 2022–present Clinton

Current judges of the Federal Circuit[edit]

As of March 16, 2022:

# Title Judge Duty station Born Term of service Appointed by
Active Chief Senior
31 Chief Judge Kimberly A. Moore Washington, D.C. 1968 2006–present 2021–present G.W. Bush
16 Circuit Judge Pauline Newman[d] Washington, D.C. 1927 1984–present Reagan
22 Circuit Judge Alan David Lourie Washington, D.C. 1935 1990–present G.H.W. Bush
29 Circuit Judge Timothy B. Dyk Washington, D.C. 1937 2000–present Clinton
30 Circuit Judge Sharon Prost Washington, D.C. 1951 2001–present 2014–2021 G.W. Bush
33 Circuit Judge Jimmie V. Reyna Washington, D.C. 1952 2011–present Obama
35 Circuit Judge Richard G. Taranto Washington, D.C. 1957 2013–present Obama
36 Circuit Judge Raymond T. Chen Washington, D.C. 1968 2013–present Obama
37 Circuit Judge Todd M. Hughes Washington, D.C. 1966 2013–present Obama
38 Circuit Judge Kara Farnandez Stoll Washington, D.C. 1968 2015–present Obama
39 Circuit Judge Tiffany P. Cunningham Washington, D.C. 1976 2021–present Biden
40 Circuit Judge Leonard P. Stark Washington, D.C. 1969 2022–present Biden
19 Senior Circuit Judge Haldane Robert Mayer Washington, D.C. 1941 1987–2010 1997–2004 2010–present Reagan
21 Senior Circuit Judge S. Jay Plager Washington, D.C. 1931 1989–2000 2000–present G.H.W. Bush
23 Senior Circuit Judge Raymond C. Clevenger Washington, D.C. 1937 1990–2006 2006–present G.H.W. Bush
25 Senior Circuit Judge Alvin Anthony Schall Washington, D.C. 1944 1992–2009 2009–present G.H.W. Bush
26 Senior Circuit Judge William Curtis Bryson Washington, D.C. 1945 1994–2013 2013–present Clinton
28 Senior Circuit Judge Richard Linn Washington, D.C. 1944 1999–2012 2012–present Clinton
34 Senior Circuit Judge Evan Wallach Washington, D.C. 1949 2011–2021 2021–present Obama

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Recess appointment by Bill Clinton on December 27, 2000, re-nominated by George W. Bush on May 9, 2001 and confirmed by the United States Senate on July 20, 2001.
  2. ^ Recess appointment; formally nominated on April 9, 2003, given a recess appointment on February 20, 2004, confirmed by the United States Senate on June 9, 2005, and received commission on June 10, 2005
  3. ^ a b Reassigned from the 5th Circuit.
  4. ^ Suspended for a year as of September 20, 2023.[8]


  1. ^ 28 U.S.C. § 44
  2. ^ "New York Law Journal". New York Law Journal. Retrieved March 24, 2018.
  3. ^ "U. S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit". Official website of the Federal Judicial Center. Archived from the original on May 25, 2005. Retrieved May 30, 2005.
  4. ^ "Third Circuit Court of Appeals Judges" (PDF). Official website of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Archived from the original (PDF) on May 10, 2005. Retrieved May 30, 2005.
  5. ^ "U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit". Official website of the Federal Judicial Center. Retrieved February 27, 2017.
  6. ^ "Fourth Circuit Judges". Official website of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Retrieved February 27, 2017.
  7. ^ Prior to January 8, 1996, Judge Porfilio was named John Porfilio Moore.
  8. ^ "A 96-year-old federal judge is barred from hearing cases in a bitter fight over her mental fitness". AP News. September 20, 2023.