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Expiration of Term of Incumbent Bankruptcy Judge Kevin R. Huennekens, Eastern District of Virginia

January 08, 2020

EXPIRATION OF TERM OF INCUMBENT
BANKRUPTCY JUDGE - EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA

            The current term of United States Bankruptcy Judge Kevin R. Huennekens expires on September 10, 2020. The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit is considering the reappointment of Bankruptcy Judge Huennekens to a new 14-year term of office. The basic jurisdiction of a bankruptcy judge is specified in Title 28, United States Code, and explained in Title 11, United States Code, as well as in 98 Stat. 344, Pub. L. 98-353, Title I, § 120.

            Members of the bar and concerned citizens are invited to comment on whether the incumbent bankruptcy judge should be reappointed. Written comments may be sent in confidence to James N. Ishida, Circuit Executive, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1000 East Main Street, Richmond, VA  23219-3518 and must be received by February 13, 2020.