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U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Florida
Chief Judge: Karen K. Specie
Clerk of Court: Traci E. Abrams
“Our Mission: To administer justice fairly while providing excellent assistance to those we serve."  

Court Announcements and News

Florida Judicial Nominating Commission Request for Applications for Florida District Judge Vacancies

September 6, 2017

The Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC) is now accepting applications for the purpose of recommending a specified number of applicants for the positions of United States District Court Judge within the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida.

For more details on the announcement, CLICK HERE.
For more details on the application, CLICK HERE.

New Chapter 13 Plan Form Required Effective 12/1/17

August 25, 2017

A proposed amendment to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 3015 requires the use of a national chapter 13 plan form unless a district adopts a local plan that meets the requirements of new proposed Fed. R. Bankr. P. 3015.1. The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Florida has adopted a local plan form.

Paralegal and Legal Assistant Training Seminar to be held Friday, October 20, 2017

August 16, 2017

The Clerk's Office for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Florida will host a half day training seminar for paralegals and legal assistants in conjunction with the Northern District of Florida Bankruptcy Bar Association Annual Conference.

Click HERE for more information.

Proposed Amendments for Public Comment

August 14, 2017

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Evidence Rules have proposed amendments to rules and forms, and have asked that they be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment. The comment period closes on 2/15/2018. CLICK HERE for more information.

Vacancy Announcement - Bankruptcy Generalist Clerk

July 20, 2017

The Office of the Clerk is accepting applications for a Bankruptcy Generalist Clerk position in our Tallahassee office. Information on the position including application deadlines and requirements is available HERE.


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