The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit seeks applications from all highly qualified candidates for a fourteen-year appointment as United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of Florida at Fort Lauderdale. The basic jurisdiction of a bankruptcy judge is specified in Title 28, United States Code and explained in Title 11, United States Code, as well as in 98 Stat. 344, Pub. L. 98 353, Title I, §120.
To be qualified for appointment an applicant must ‒
The selection process will be confidential and competitive. The current annual salary is $191,360. Persons shall be considered without regard to race, color, age, gender, religion, national origin, or disability. The individual selected must comply with the financial disclosure requirements pursuant to the Ethics in Government Act of 1978, Pub. L. No. 95-521, 92 Stat. 1824 (1978) (codified as amended at 5 U.S.C. app. §§ 101-111).
If you are interested in applying, please submit an original unbound completed application to:
James P. Gerstenlauer, Circuit Executive
56 Forsyth Street, NW
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Application forms are available on the Court’s Website at www.ca11.uscourts.gov. Applications must be submitted by potential nominees to the Circuit Executive’s Office, and must be received by 8 February 2019. Submission of a completed application will be considered verification of willingness to serve if selected. Email and faxed copies of applications will not be accepted.