Bankruptcy Judgeship Opportunity

United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit   Boise, ID   Full-time     Legal
Posted on May 22, 2024
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United States Courts for the Ninth Circuit

Bankruptcy Judgeship Opportunity District of Idaho

The Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit invites applications from highly qualified candidates for a Bankruptcy Judgeship for the District of Idaho. This position is available immediately; however, the selection process may take up to 18 months to complete. The official duty station for this position is Boise, Idaho.

The term of office is 14 years with a possible renewal appointment subject to reappointment procedures. The current salary is $223,836 per annum. Relocation expenses are not reimbursable.

The Court of Appeals uses an open and competitive selection process. All applications are screened by a Merit Screening Committee, which selects a limited number of applicants for interview and reference checks. From the initial group of interviewees, selected applicants will be referred for further interview by a joint Judicial Council and Court of Appeals committee, which then submits a recommendation of nomination to the Court of Appeals. The selected nominee will be required to satisfy FBI and IRS background investigations prior to appointment, as well as comply with the financial disclosure requirements pursuant to the Ethics in Government Act of 1978, Pub. L. No. 95-521, 92 Stat. 1824 (1978) (codified as amended at 5 U.S.C. app. § 101-111).

Basic qualifications for consideration include: (1) admission to practice before the highest court of at least one state, the District of Columbia, or one of the United States territories; (2) membership in good standing in every bar in which membership is held; and (3) at least five years of legal practice experience (certain other legal experience may be substituted). Applicants are considered without regard to race, sex, gender (including pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, and parenthood), color, creed, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed forces, in addition to any other status or characteristic protected under applicable federal law.

The United States Courts is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to equity and inclusion in its hiring practices

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