Warner, Kaine offer support for confirmation of judicial nominee Elizabeth Dillon

congressU.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine expressed their support for Elizabeth K. Dillon, nominee to the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia, as the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing to consider her nomination.

“Elizabeth is exceptionally well qualified to carry out the duties and responsibilities of a judge for the Western District of Virginia. She possesses the experience, integrity, temperament and expertise that we expect of nominees to the District Court,” Warner wrote. “Although she may not be the loudest voice in a room, Elizabeth speaks with a firm and confident tone that conveys both passion and fairness. Through my encounters with her, I am convinced that she will capably and dutifully perform the duties required of her in this position.”

“Elizabeth Dillon’s career reflects a dedication to the law that has focused on employment issues, civil rights, and local government that will serve her well as a federal district court judge,” wrote Kaine.  “She boasts extremely qualified credentials to serve, and her intimate familiarity with the court, its rules, and the docket will prove invaluable for any newcomer to the bench… As the Senate moves forward in the confirmation process, I am happy to support Ms. Dillon to the bench in the Western District of Virginia.”

Warner and Kaine recommended Dillon in June and President Obama announced her nomination in September. If confirmed by the Senate, Ms. Dillon will be the first woman to serve on the Western District bench.



uva basketball team of destiny

Team of Destiny: Inside UVA Basketball's improbable run

Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, by Jerry Ratcliffe and Chris Graham, is available for $25.

The book, with additional reporting by Zach Pereles, Scott Ratcliffe and Scott German, will take you from the aftermath of the stunning first-round loss to UMBC in 2018, and how coach Tony Bennett and his team used that loss as the source of strength, through to the ACC regular-season championship, the run to the Final Four, and the thrilling overtime win over Texas Tech to win the 2019 national title, the first in school history.



 
augusta free press

Related Content

Shop Google


Comments

%d bloggers like this: