News & Announcements

Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

Tue, 04/19/2016

The BAP is pleased to announce that on April 15, 2016, the Circuit Council for the First Circuit issued an Order of Appointment appointing Judge Michael A. Fagone (D. Maine) to  the U.S. Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the First Circuit, effective...

Mon, 02/22/2016

The BAP is pleased to announce that on February 16, 2016, the First Circuit Judicial Council approved the reappointment of J. Michael Deasy to the Panel for the period of one year, from March 15, 2016 through March 15, 2017. 

Fri, 08/28/2015

The BAP is pleased to annouce that the Judicial Council for the First Circuit appointed Bankruptcy Judge Joan N. Feeney of the District of Massachusetts to serve as Chief Judge of Panel for a four-year term effective August 13, 2015.  Chief Judge...

Thu, 02/19/2015

The BAP is pleased to announce that on February 12, 2015, the First Circuit Judicial Council approved the reappointment of Judge J. Michael Deasy to the Panel. His new term will expire on March 15, 2016.

Wed, 01/21/2015

The BAP is pleased to announce that on January 5, 2015, the First Circuit Judicial Council approved the appointment of Judge Peter G. Cary (Bankr. D. Me.)  to the BAP.  We look forward to working with Judge Cary and his staff.

Tue, 12/23/2014

In addition to the Federal holidays of December 25, 2014 and January 1, 2015, the BAP will be closed on December 26, 2014, and January 2, 2015.
 

Wed, 11/26/2014

The BAP is pleased to announce that on November 25, 2014, the Judicial Council of the First Circuit voted to approve the proposed Local Rules of the U.S. Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the First Circuit.  The local rules will become effective on...

Thu, 10/09/2014

The BAP is seeking public comment on its proposed amendments to the First Circuit BAP Local Rules.  In the drop down menu under Rules & Procedures, the BAP has included a tab for Amended Local Rules Information.  Under that tab, the BAP has...

Wed, 02/26/2014

The BAP is pleased to announce that on February 26, 2014, the First Circuit Judicial Council appointed Judge Bruce A. Harwood (Bankr. D.N.H.) to serve on the BAP, effective March 5, 2014.  We welcome him to the Panel and look forward to working...

Wed, 02/26/2014

The BAP is pleased to announce that the First Circuit Judicial Council has approved the reappointment of Bankruptcy Judge J. Michael Deasy to the BAP for the period of one year and one day, from March 12, 2014, through March 13, 2015. 

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