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Reappointment of Bankruptcy Administrator, Western District of North Carolina (comments by 5/2/2022)

April 13, 2022

Shelley K. Abel has expressed an interest in reappointment for an additional term as the Bankruptcy Administrator for the Western District of North Carolina.

The Court of Appeals, as appointing authority, must assess the quality of representation, service to clients, and the administrative efficiency of the Bankruptcy Administrator prior to deciding whether the reappointment is warranted.  In this process, the Court is soliciting the views of those persons in a position to evaluate the performance of the Bankruptcy Administrator and the B.A. Office.

Interested parties wishing to comment anonymously should visit this survey to share feedback.

Additional comments can be forwarded to James N. Ishida, Circuit Executive, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, via  The Circuit Executive will not disclose the identity of any commenter who requests confidentiality.

The opportunity for comments via survey or email shall extend through 5:00 p.m. on May 2, 2022.