Thursday, June 13, 2013

Lipman, Mulroy, Stratton Considered for Federal Bench

One will be appointed by President Obama to succeed U.S. District Judge Jon McCalla, who is taking senior status.

Posted By on Thu, Jun 13, 2013 at 10:51 PM

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There are three finalists to succeed U.S. District Judge Jon McCalla, who will shortly be leaving the bench to take senior status.

All Memphians, they are: Sheri Lipman, counsel for the University of Memphis; Steve Mulroy, professor of law at the University and member of the Shelby County Commission; and Irma Merrill Stratton, a lawyer in private practice.

All were recommended by 9th District congressman Steve Cohen, and all have successfully undergone interviews by a screening committee and vetting by the FBI.

Ultimately, the appointee will be named by President Obama and will require confirmation by the U.S. Senate.

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