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Northern District of Texas

Barbara M.G. Lynn, Chief Judge
Karen Mitchell, Clerk of Court

United States Bankruptcy Judge - Houston, Texas

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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit seeks applications from all highly qualified candidates for a 14-year appointment as a United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of Texas at Houston.  The position will require regular overnight travel to other divisions within the Southern District of Texas.

The selection process will be confidential and competitive.  The current annual salary is $191,360.  Only those persons with a law degree whose character, experience, ability, and impartiality qualify them to serve in the Judicial Branch should apply.  Persons shall be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, disability, or national origin.

The qualification standards and an application form are available at  Four completed applications (with writing samples) should be mailed to Theodore P. Cominos, Circuit Executive, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 600 Camp Street, Room 100, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130.  Additionally, a PDF version of the completed application form (no writing samples) should be emailed to stxbankruptcy@ca5.uscourts.govDEADLINE FOR FILING COMPLETED APPLICATIONS IS FEBRUARY 28, 2019.