Attorney General William P. Barr appointed Michael W. Lloyd as an immigration judge in June 2020. Judge Lloyd earned a Bachelor of Arts in 1982 from the University of Wyoming, a Juris Doctor in 1989 from the University of South Dakota, and a Master of Laws in 1993 from the University of Denver. From 1991 to 2020, he served as an attorney, Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service, primarily in Denver. From 1989 to 1991, he served as law clerk for Bankruptcy Judge Peder K. Ecker, District of South Dakota, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. From 1995 to 2010, he served as a judge advocate in the Wyoming Air National Guard, in Cheyenne, Wyoming. From 1985 to 1995, he served as a judge advocate, budget officer, and aircraft maintenance officer with the South Dakota Air National Guard, in Sioux Falls. Judge Lloyd is a member of the State Bar of Colorado and Wyoming State Bar.