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Lawyer Representatives to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference


Each year the Judges of the United States District Court and Bankruptcy Court in Arizona select lawyers with experience in the Federal Courts to serve as Lawyer Representatives to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference (actual expenses for attending the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference may be reimbursable). We appreciate the interest of the qualified candidates but have learned that the vacancies were not widely advertised. In order to provide all who may be interested an opportunity to apply before making selections, we are distributing this notice and briefly extending the application deadline.

There will be four openings this year - one civil, two bankruptcy, and one criminal.

During the three-year terms, Lawyer Representatives:

  • Attend the annual Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference
  • Meet periodically with Arizona's District Court Judges, Bankrupty Court Judges and Magistrate Judges to discuss potential improvements to court operations and procedures, and
  • Play a leading role in organizing the annual Arizona District Conference for Federal Judges and practitioners

An Application Form can be found by clicking here.

For more information, see the Ninth Circuit Lawyer Representative website:

Any Arizona attorney in good standing interested in applying should: (1) complete and submit an Application along with (2) a current resume that is no longer than two pages, and (3) a brief statement of interest and qualifications that is no longer than 500 words. Interested attorneys may send their applications to:

Lawyer Representative Co-Chairs
By regular mail:
Isaac D. Rothschild
259 N. Meyer Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701

Applications must be submitted no later than September 22, 2021. Please note on the envelope "Lawyer Representative Application Enclosed."

The Judges of the United States District Court will make the final selection, and you will be notified in early October if you are selected.

Thank you for your interest.

G. Murray Snow
Chief United States District Judge
District of Arizona