The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland is pleased to announce that the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has selected Professor Michelle M. Harner, of Baltimore, Maryland, to fill a vacancy for United States Bankruptcy Judge in the District of Maryland. The vacancy is created by the upcoming retirement announced by Judge James F. Schneider, who on February 1, 2017 celebrated having served 35 years on the bench. Please click here to view the public announcement of Judge-Designate Harner's appointment.
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland is proposing changes to Local Bankruptcy Rule 5073-1. Comments must be submitted on or before February 21, 2017. If adopted, amended LBR 5073-1 will take effect on March 1, 2017, along with Administrative Order 17-01 Governing the Possession and Use of Electronic Devices by the Public in the Bankruptcy Court. Please click here for a redline copy of the proposed LBR changes, instructions on how to submit comments, and a copy of the draft Administrative Order.
Court offices will be closed on Monday February 20th for the Washington’s Birthday Holiday.
The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit is now accepting applications for the position of United States Bankruptcy Administrator for the Western District of North Carolina. For more information on this position and the application process, please click here.