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Partner John Scherling Appointed to Fill Ninth Circuit Attorney Representative Positions

8/4/2008
John B. Scherling, a Partner in the San Diego office of Sughrue Mion, was appointed by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California in July to serve as Co-Chair of the Attorney Representative Committee for the Southern District of California and as a member of the Lawyer Representative Coordinating Committee for the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference.  The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals includes fifteen District Courts in Alaska, Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, the Northern Mariana Islands, Oregon and Washington, with a total of 25 Chair and Co-Chair positions within the entire Circuit.  In his roles with the Southern District of California and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Mr. Scherling will serve as a liaison between the bar and the federal courts and, in conjunction with his Committee members and the federal judiciary, work to improve the administration of justice within the federal courts.