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Moritz, Nancy Louise
Born 1960 in Beloit, KS

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 6, 2014, to a seat vacated by Deanell Reece Tacha. Confirmed by the Senate on May 5, 2014, and received commission on July 29, 2014.

Education:
Washburn University, B.B.A., 1982
Washburn University School of Law, J.D., 1985

Professional Career:
Research attorney, Hon. Harold S. Herd, Kansas Supreme Court, 1985-1987
Law clerk, Hon. Patrick F. Kelly, U.S. District Court, District of Kansas, 1987-1989
Private practice, Overland Park, Kansas, 1989-1990, 1994-1995
Private practice, Kansas City, Missouri, 1991-1993
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Kansas, 1995-2004; appellate coordinator, 2000-2004
Judge, Kansas Court of Appeals, 2004-2011
Justice, Kansas Supreme Court, 2011-2014

Former names: Nancy Moritz Landis, Nancy Landis Caplinger

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, August 1, 2013; no Senate vote

 

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