Bankruptcy Judgeship - District of Maine

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

The First Circuit Court of Appeals is seeking applicants for a bankruptcy judge position for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maine headquartered in Portland. Attorneys with broad or specialized litigation or commercial experience are encouraged to apply, whether or not such experience is in bankruptcy law. Interested applicants may obtain an application from the Circuit Executive's Office, from the Bankruptcy Court Clerk for the District of Maine, or by accessing the Court of Appeals' website at www.ca1.uscourts.gov. Persons interested in applying for this position should send their applications to: Susan J. Goldberg, Deputy Circuit Executive, Office of the Circuit Executive, John Joseph Moakley U.S. Courthouse, 1 Courthouse Way, Suite 3700, Boston, MA 02210.

Applicants must possess and have demonstrated outstanding legal ability and competence as evidenced by substantial legal experience, ability to deal with complex legal problems, aptitude for legal scholarship and writing, and familiarity with courts and court processes. Applicants must also possess demeanor, character, and personality to indicate that they would exhibit judicial temperament if appointed to the position of United States Bankruptcy Judge.The term of office is 14 years and the current salary is $160,080.
Applications are to be received by Monday, July 1, 2013. EOE.