The judges of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida selected Zachary C. Bolitho to become a full-time magistrate judge in the Pensacola Division of the court.

Bolitho will begin his service May 23.

“Mr. Bolitho’s experience includes government service, private practice, and academia,” the court said in announcing his hiring. “He has served as a law clerk to the Honorable David W. McKeague of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit; as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of Tennessee; as an ex officio member of the U.S. Sentencing Commission; and as an Associate Deputy Attorney General and Chief of Staff to the Deputy Attorney General at the U.S. Department of Justice.