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Public Notice - Appointment of Two Magistrate Judges

Friday, January 7, 2022

The Judicial Conference of the United States has authorized the appointment of two full-time magistrate judges for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio at Cleveland to fill the vacancies created (1) in the event of the confirmation of United States Magistrate Judge David A. Ruiz as a United States District Judge, and (2) upon the retirement of United States Magistrate Judge William H. Baughman, Jr., effective July 1, 2022. The Court is currently seeking qualified applicants to fill these vacancies.

The current salary of the position is $205,528 per annum. The term of office is eight years.

A full public notice and the Application for United States Magistrate Judge form are available on the Court’s Internet website at

Applications must be submitted in one PDF document at and received by no later than 4:30 p.m. on Monday, February 7, 2022.

All applications will be kept confidential, unless the applicant consents to disclosure, and all applications will be examined only by members of the Merit Selection Panel and the judges of the District Court. The panel’s deliberations will remain confidential.