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 Mississippi at Jackson. The position will require regular overnight travel to other divisions within the Southern District of Mississippi.
The selection process will be confidential and competitive. The current annual salary is $199,088. 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 below. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. DEADLINE FOR FILING COMPLETED APPLICATIONS IS AUGUST 21, 2020.
APPLICANTS FOR THIS BANKRUPTCY JUDGE POSITION DO NOT NEED TO FILL OUT A FORM AO78