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Job Posting Updated On: April 13, 2021, 12:34 pm MDT

A United States Circuit Judge on the Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit is seeking qualified applicants to serve as a Judicial Assistant. This position is responsible for the daily operation of chambers and provides administrative support to the judge. The ideal candidate will have at least 10 years of legal secretary experience in a court setting, and display good judgment, professionalism, and follow-through.

This position has an expected start date of June 2021. To view the full announcement and application instructions, select the PDF in attachments. 

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Clerk's Office Article Updated On: March 4, 2021, 12:31 pm MST

The Tenth Circuit will be providing remote public access to all scheduled oral arguments at:

After that date, the recordings will be available at:

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Circuit Executive Article Updated On: February 11, 2021, 2:58 pm MST

Honorable Carlos F. Lucero has taken senior status effective February 1, 2021. He received his commission on June 30, 1995.

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Circuit Executive Article Updated On: February 10, 2021, 2:45 pm MST

Honorable Mary Beck Briscoe of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals will take senior status effective March 15, 2021. Judge Briscoe received her commission on May 26, 1995 and served as Chief Circuit Judge from 2010 to 2015.
She resides in Lawrence, Kansas, and is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Law. Prior to joining the federal bench, she was serving on the Kansas Court of Appeals as the chief judge of that court. She also served ten years as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Kansas prior to becoming a judge.

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Job Posting Updated On: February 1, 2021, 4:23 pm MST

The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit seeks applications for a bankruptcy judgeship in the Eastern District of Oklahoma.  Bankruptcy judges are appointed to 14-year terms pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §152.  The position is located in Muskogee, Oklahoma and will be available September 1, 2021, pending successful completion of a background investigation. The current annual salary is $201,112. The incumbent will be expected to assist other courts in the circuit as necessary, including the Northern and Western Districts of Oklahoma.  This assistance may require travel.

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