December 11, 2014

Warner, Kaine Statement On Reporting Of Elizabeth Dillon Nomination Out Of Judiciary Committee

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine released the following joint statement after the Senate Judiciary Committee reported the nomination of Elizabeth Dillon to serve as a judge on the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia:

“With the Judiciary Committee reporting Elizabeth Dillon to the full body today, the Senate now has the opportunity to provide Virginia with another well-qualified judge. Ms. Dillon has spent her entire career practicing before Virginia’s state and federal courts in both public service and private practice. Throughout this career, she has exhibited the qualities we look for in good judges— exemplary character, dedication to public service, and strong command of the law. We are confident that all of these qualities will serve her well on the bench.

“Ms. Dillon’s confirmation will be especially noteworthy since she will be the first woman to serve on the Western District bench. We look forward to her confirmation.”