Local Judges designated to serve at the District Court for 2017

Posting Date: 
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Category: 
Notice
Criminal
Civil
Ninth Circuit Chief Judge Sidney Thomas designated judges from Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and Hawaii to serve the District of Guam in 2017.

Pursuant to 48 U.S.C. §1424b(a), Ninth Circuit Chief Judge Sidney Thomas designated:
  • Hon. Ramona Villagomez Manglona, United States Chief District Judge from the District of the Northern Mariana Islands,
  • Hon. Alex R. Munson, United States Senior District Judge from the District of Northern Mariana Islands,
  • Hon. Alberto C. Lamorena, III, Presiding Judge of the Superior Court of Guam,
  • Hon. Michael J. Bordallo, Judge of the Superior Court of Guam,
  • Hon. Arthur R. Barcinas, Judge of the Superior Court of Guam,
  • Hon. Anita A. Sukola, Judge of the Superior Court of Guam,
  • Hon. Alberto E. Tolentino, Magistrate Judge of the Superior Court of Guam
to serve as judges in the District Court of Guam on an as-needed basis beginning January 1, 2017, and ending December 31, 2017, and for such additional time required in advance to prepare or thereafter to complete unfinished business.

The Judicial Council of the Ninth Circuit, having determined that a need for the service of a bankruptcy judge exists, ordered, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 155(a), that the Honorable Robert Faris, temporarily transferred as a United States Bankruptcy Judge to the District of Guam on an as-needed basis beginning January 1, 2017, and ending December 31, 2017.  This temporary assignment shall be in addition to Chief Judge Faris’s duties in his resident District of Hawaii.

View and downlod the designation orders in PDF here and here.