SIXTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL COUNCIL
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Pursuant to the Bankruptcy Amendments and Federal Judgeship Act of 1984, P.L.
98-353, the Regulations of the
Judicial Conference of the
of United States Bankruptcy Judge Nominees and the Procedures of the Sixth Circuit
Judicial Council for the Selection of Bankruptcy Judge Nominees, the Sixth Circuit Judicial
Council has received and considered applications from persons interested in appointment
to the Bankruptcy Judge position in
the Eastern District of Michigan at
which vacancy was created by the passage of P.L. 109-8.
The Merit Selection Panel has recommended the following five persons to the Sixth
Circuit Judicial Council and the
consideration for appointment to the Bankruptcy Judge vacancy:
Under the Act the final selection of a person for appointment as Bankruptcy Judge
will be made by the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Any person may
submit written comments for consideration by the Judicial Council, who must narrow the
list to three recommended nominees for each position, and the Court of Appeals regarding
the qualifications of the above five final nominees. Such written comments must be
received in the Office of the Circuit Executive, 503 Potter Stewart United States
For further information contact James A. Higgins, Circuit Executive, or Kay Lockett,
Assistant Circuit Executive, at (513) 564-7200.
January 11, 2006