Chicago, IL – Upcoming Vacancy for Bankruptcy Judge in Northern District of Illinois Announced


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Chicago, IL – A vacancy for a Bankruptcy Judge position in the Northern District of Illinois will open as Judge A. Benjamin Goldgar announces retirement set for August 2024. The Judicial Council of the Seventh Circuit is calling for applications to fill the esteemed role, with the application period active now.

According to the press release from the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, the successful applicant will have a duty station in Chicago and must be ready to travel within the circuit as necessary. 

The position, which carries a 14-year term and a current salary of $223,836, demands applicants with impeccable legal backgrounds and a commitment to equal justice under law. In addition, candidates are expected to bring a wealth of experience, familiarity with courts and legal processes, and a demeanor suitable for the judiciary.

The selection process, which adheres strictly to merit without discrimination, includes a full-field investigation and tax checks by the IRS. Applications will be accepted until March 27, 2024. Prospective applicants can find more details and application instructions on the Court of Appeals website.


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