Elizabeth Dillon confirmed for federal judgeship in Western Virginia
Ms. Dillon, an attorney in Salem and a former assistant city attorney for Roanoke, will be the first woman to serve as a judge for the Western District in its nearly 200 years of existence.
“We are pleased that the Senate has confirmed an exceptionally qualified individual to serve in the Western District of Virginia. Ms. Dillon has received widespread support, including from the Virginia State Bar and the American Bar Association. Ms. Dillon consistently demonstrates exemplary character and a passion for pro bono work. We are confident that Ms. Dillon’s demeanor and her significant experience in Virginia’s state and federal courts, both in the public and private sector, will make her an invaluable addition to the court,” the Senators said.
Sens. Warner and Kaine recommended Ms. Dillon to the President in June. The White House nominated her in September, and the Senate Judiciary Committee endorsed her nomination on Dec. 11.
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