The current 14-year term of The Honorable Catherine Peek McEwen, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Middle District of Florida at Tampa, is due to expire on 21 August 2019. The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit is considering whether to reappoint Bankruptcy Judge McEwen to a new 14-year term of office. Under reappointment, Bankruptcy Judge McEwen would continue to perform the statutory responsibilities of a bankruptcy judge.
Members of the bar and the public are invited to submit written comments for consideration by the Court of Appeals concerning the reappointment of Bankruptcy Judge McEwen to a new 14-year term of office in Tampa. If requested, the identity of a respondent to this solicitation will not be divulged without prior consent. However, Judge McEwen will be provided with a general description of the source and nature of any comments. All comments should be submitted to Mr. James P. Gerstenlauer, Circuit Executive, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, 56 Forsyth Street, NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30303. Comments must be received in the Circuit Executive's Office no later than 4 December 2018.