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Public Notice: OHN Bankruptcy Judgeship

Tuesday, February 21, 2023


Office of the Circuit Executive


Pursuant to the Bankruptcy Amendments and Federal Judgeship Act of 1984, P.L. 98-353, the Regulations of the Judicial Conference of the United States for the Selection of United States Bankruptcy Judge Nominees, and the Procedures of the Sixth Circuit Judicial Council for the Selection of Bankruptcy Judge Nominees, the Sixth Circuit Judicial Council received applications from persons interested in appointment to the bankruptcy judge position in the Northern District of Ohio (with duty station in Cleveland, Ohio).

A Merit Selection Panel considered all applications received and recommended the following four candidates to the Sixth Circuit Judicial Council for consideration for appointment to the bankruptcy judge vacancy:

Edward J. Boll III - Cincinnati, Ohio
Kari B. Coniglio - Cleveland, Ohio
Suzana Krstevski Koch - Cleveland, Ohio
Keith L. Rucinski - Akron, Ohio

The Sixth Circuit Judicial Council must consider the list of recommended candidates for this position. Under the Act, the final selection of a person for appointment as bankruptcy judge will be made by the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Any person may now submit written comments for consideration by the Judicial Council and the Court of Appeals regarding the qualifications of the above-listed final nominees. Such written comments must be received no later than March 10, 2023 at: 1) the Office of the Circuit Executive, 503 Potter Stewart United States Courthouse, 100 East Fifth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202; or 2)

Please contact Marc Theriault, Circuit Executive, (513) 564-7200 for further information.