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MoveMakers & NewsMakers February 21, 2018


Feb. 21, 2018 - See who is making news and moving where in the weekly Missouri Bar update "MoveMakers & NewsMakers."

MoveMakers & NewsMakers

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has appointed Cory M. Picton as immigration judge for the U.S. Department of Justice's San Francisco Immigration Court. He began hearing cases in February 2018.

From 2008 to 2018, he served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Arizona, in Tucson, Arizona. From 2005-2006, he was a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney for the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of Virginia, in Norfolk, Virginia.

Beginning in 2001, he worked for the U.S. Marine Corps, serving as a civil law attorney at Camp Pendleton, California, and a defense counsel, also at Camp Pendleton. He also served as a regional judge advocate in Norfolk, Virginia. He continues to serve as a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves.

Judge Picton earned a B.A. degree in 1995 from Dominican University and a J.D. in 2000 from Saint Louis University School of Law.

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