Congratulations, Magistrate Judge Quraishi!

Stanardsville, VA-April 5, 2021

The Federal Magistrate Judges Association would like to be among the first to congratulate Hon. Zahid Quraishi on his nomination to be a United States District Judge.

Magistrate Judge Quraishi was first appointed to the federal bench on June 3, 2019, when he took the oath of office as a USMJ. United States Magistrate Judges are appointed to the federal bench by the District Judges in the districts where they serve. According to the White House, Magistrate Judge Quraishi is the first Muslim-American to be nominated to the federal bench by the President of the United States. Congratulations, Magistrate Judge Quraishi!

ABOUT THE FMJA: The Federal Magistrate Judges Association (FMJA) is a national association consisting of United States Magistrate Judges whose mission is to support the vital role of all Magistrate Judges as an integral part of our United States Judicial System: to promote appropriate utilization and understanding of the role magistrate judges play in the federal judiciary by advising and advancing policies that affect it members and the United States Courts as a whole; by actively participating in the review and modification of legislation, as well as substantive and procedural rules that affect the United States Courts and by promoting the independence of the federal judiciary.

Contact:
 
Shari Bedker, Executive Director
Federal Magistrate Judges Association
P.O. Box 249, Stanardsville, VA 22973
(Phone) 434-939-6007 (Fax)- 434-939-6030
Email sbedker@fmja.org