Judge Der-Yeghiayan has retired effective February 17, 2018 after serving fourteen years. Judge Der-Yeghiayan was the American success story. He was the first Armenian immigrant to be appointed to the federal bench. He served the Northern District ably for fourteen years, capping a career of public service with the INS.
Thank you for your service Judge Der-Yeghiayan, and best of luck with your future endeavors.