The First Circuit Court of Appeals is seeking applicants for a bankruptcy
judge position for the United States District Court for the District of Puerto
Rico headquartered in Ponce. To serve in this position, a person must be
or must become a resident of Puerto Rico within 3 months of appointment.
This requirement may be waived by the appointing authority upon a showing of
good cause. Attorneys with broad or specialized litigation or commercial
experience are encouraged to apply, whether or not such experience is in
bankruptcy law. Interested applicants may obtain an application from the
Circuit Executive's Office, from the Bankruptcy Court Clerk for the District of
Puerto Rico, or by accessing the Court of Appeals' website at www.ca1.uscourts.gov. The term of
office is 14 years and the current salary is $160,080. Applications are to
be received by January 14, 2011. EOE.