Obama Taps New Miss. US Atty, Judges For Utah, Wash.

Law360, New York (June 30, 2011, 5:43 PM EDT) -- President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced his picks for a U.S. attorney position in Mississippi and district court judgeships in Utah and Washington state, sending the nominations to the U.S. Senate for confirmation.

In Mississippi, the president tapped Davis Goss & Williams PLLC co-founder Gregory Davis to be U.S. attorney for the state's Southern District.

Obama also nominated Judge David Ogden Nuffer, a federal magistrate judge, to sit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah, and federal prosecutor Thomas Owen Rice as a...
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