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Bankruptcy Judge Position

Wednesday, October 11, 2023

     The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit is seeking applicants for a bankruptcy judge position in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Hampshire in Concord. The jurisdiction of a bankruptcy judge is specified in Title 28, United States Code, §§ 151-158, and explained in Title 11, United States Code, § 101, et seq. Attorneys are encouraged to apply, even if their experience is not specifically in bankruptcy law. Interested applicants may obtain an application on the Court of Appeals' website at Persons applying for this position and willing to serve if selected should personally submit their applications to Susan Goldberg, Circuit Executive, via email at
      Any applicant must comply with the financial disclosure requirements pursuant to the Ethics in Government Act of 1978, Title 5, United States Code Appendix, §§ 101-111, as implemented by the Judicial Conference of the United States, and will be required to satisfy FBI and IRS background investigations prior to appointment. The term of office is 14 years, and the current salary is $213,992. Applications are to be received no later than Monday, November 27, 2023.
     Persons will be considered without regard to race, color, age (over 40), gender, religion, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation.