June 11, 2018: Ariana F. Orshan was nominated as a U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida on Thursday, June 7, 2018. Orshan is currently a U.S. Circuit Court Judge for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida. She also works as an adjunct professor at the Florida International University College of Law. She was appointed to the bench in 2012 by Florida Gov. Rick Scott. Before that, Orshan worked as a partner at a law firm, where she specialized in litigation. Orshan received her law degree from the Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center.