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Thursday, May. 31, 2012
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U.S. Court for the First Circuit seeks bankruptcy judge applicants

The First Circuit Court of Appeals is seeking applicants for a bankruptcy judge position for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Hampshire headquartered in Manchester. 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 New Hampshire, or by accessing the Court of Appeals' website. 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 U.S. Bankruptcy Judge. The term of office is 14 years and the current salary is $160,080.

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