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Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release April 18, 1996
                      TO THE U.S. DISTRICT COURT

President Clinton today nominated two individuals to serve on the U.S. District Court: Lawrence E. Kahn for the Northern District of New York and Walker D. Miller for the District of Colorado.

Lawrence E. Kahn, 58, has served as a justice on the New York Supreme Court since 1980 and was a judge on the Surrogate's Court of Albany County for the preceding six years. Prior to taking the bench, Kahn was a partner with the Albany law firm of Kahn & Kahn, as well as an Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of Albany. He earned his J.D. degree from Harvard Law School and his B.A. degree from Union College. Kahn and his wife, Michaele, have three children and reside in Albany.

Walker D. Miller, 56, is a partner in the Greeley, Colorado firm of Karowsky, Witwer, Miller & Oldenburg, where he has a general civil litigation practice and specializes in the representation of rural electric cooperatives. Miller has been in private practice in Greeley since 1969, either as a sole practitioner or Assistant Professor at the University of Kansas Law School. He graduated from the University of Colorado Law School in 1963, received an LL.M. from the University of Chicago in 1965 and worked for a year in his father's Greeley law firm before going to Kansas. Miller and his wife, Susanne, have three children and reside in Greeley.