Judge Kristi Haskins Johnson

Judge Kristi Haskins Johnson

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi

ABA Rating: Qualified

Nominated by President Donald Trump

Confirmed 53-43 on November 17, 2020

  • University of Mississippi, BA 2003
  • Mississippi College School of Law, JD 2008
  • Clerk to Judge Sharion Aycock, United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi, 2008-2010
  • Clerk to Judge Leslie Southwick of the United States Court of Appleals for the 5th Circuit, 2010-2011
  • Private Practice, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart PC, 2011-2014
  • Assistant U.S. Attorney, United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Mississippi, 2014-2020
  • Solicitor General, State of Mississippi, 2020

Democrats who opposed her confirmation:

Baldwin (D-WI), Bennet (D-CO), Blumenthal (D-CT), Booker (D-NJ), Brown (D-OH), Cantwell (D-WA), Cardin (D-MD), Carper (D-DE), Casey (D-PA), Coons (D-DE), Cortez Masto (D-NV), Duckworth (D-IL), Durbin (D-IL), Feinstein (D-CA), Gillibrand (D-NY), Hassan (D-NH), Heinrich (D-NM), Hirono (D-HI), Kaine (D-VA), King (I-ME), Klobuchar (D-MN), Leahy (D-VT), Markey (D-MA), Menendez (D-NJ), Merkley (D-OR), Murphy (D-CT), Murray (D-WA), Peters (D-MI), Reed (D-RI), Rosen (D-NV), Sanders (I-VT), Schatz (D-HI), Schumer (D-NY), Shaheen (D-NH), Smith (D-MN), Stabenow (D-MI), Tester (D-MT), Udall (D-NM), Van Hollen (D-MD), Warner (D-VA), Warren (D-MA), Whitehouse (D-RI), Wyden (D-OR)