President Donald Trump announced a 19th wave of judicial nominees today, all of them men and all to district courts.
Trump has seen 85 confirmations to the federal bench, setting a record for a president’s first two years in office.
That total includes two U.S. Supreme Court justices, 30 appeals court judges, and 53 district court judges.
The nominees are:
- Greg G. Guidry, nominated to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana;
- James Wesley (“Wes”) Hendrix, nominated to the Northern District of Texas;
- Sean D. Jordan, nominated to the Eastern District of Texas;
- Michael T. Liburdi, nominated to the District of Arizona;
- Mark T. Pittman, nominated to the Northern District of Texas; and
- Peter D. Welte, nominated to the District of North Dakota.
Guidry is currently a justice on the Louisiana Supreme Court. He was previously a federal prosecutor in Louisiana.
Hendrix is currently a federal prosecutor in Texas.
Jordan is currently a partner in the Austin, Texas, office of Jackson Walker LLP. He previously served in the Army as an infantryman and paratrooper.
Liburdi is currently a shareholder in the Phoenix office of Greenberg Traurig, LLP.
Pittman is a justice on Texas’ Second Court of Appeals. He was a federal prosecutor and an enforcement attorney with the SEC.
Welte is currently a shareholder in the Vogel Law Firm, where he practices criminal defense and agriculture law. He was a state prosecutor in North Dakota.
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