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Argument Calendar changed on: Friday, August 18, 2017 - 08:40
Article changed on: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 09:29

DENVER - The current 14-year term of office of Michael E. Romero, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Colorado at Denver, Colorado, is due to expire on December 21, 2017. The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit is presently considering whether to reappoint Judge Romero to a new 14-year term of office.

Upon reappointment, Judge Romero would continue to exercise the jurisdiction of a bankruptcy judge, as specified in Titles 11 and 28 of the United States Code.

Members of the bar and the public are invited to submit comments for consideration by the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. All comments will be kept confidential and should be directed to:
David Tighe
Circuit Executive
Byron White United States Courthouse
1823 Stout Street
Denver, CO 80257

Comments must be received not later than Friday, July 21, 2017.

Article changed on: Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 15:22

The 10th Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel will upgrade its CM/ECF system to the Next Generation of CM/ECF ("NextGen") in May 2017. The process will begin on Friday, May 12 at noon MDT and will be completed by Monday, May 15 at 7:00 a.m. MDT. CM/ECF will not be available during that time.

The court will stop processing ECF attorney registrations on Wednesday, May 10 at 4:00 p.m. MDT, and will not resume processing them until after 8:00 a.m. MDT on Monday, May 15.

Documentation will be posted on this page regarding the court's upgrade and what attorneys need to do to prepare for filing in NextGen.

The PACER NextGen FAQ may be found here: https://www.pacer.gov/nextgen/

PACER NextGen electronic learning modules may be found here: https://www.pacer.gov/ecfcbt/cso/index.html

Article changed on: Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 11:26

KANSAS CITY - The current 14-year term of office of Robert D. Berger, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Kansas at Kansas City, Kansas, is due to expire on October 15, 2017. The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit is presently considering whether to reappoint Judge Berger to a new 14-year term of office.

Upon reappointment, Judge Berger would continue to exercise the jurisdiction of a bankruptcy judge, as specified in Titles 11 and 28 of the United States Code.

Members of the bar and the public are invited to submit comments for consideration by the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. All comments will be kept confidential and should be directed to:
David Tighe
Circuit Executive
Byron White United States Courthouse
1823 Stout Street
Denver, CO 80257
Comments must be received not later than Friday, June 16, 2017.

Article changed on: Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 14:47

As of March 7, 2017, updated Firefox browsers may not work with the BAP CM/ECF site. Please use Internet Explorer or install the Firefox ESR 32-bit version. Instructions for installing the ESR 32-bit version (and the link to it) are in the document attached below.

Article changed on: Friday, February 24, 2017 - 13:20

The United States Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the Tenth Circuit (BAP) is pleased to announce the reappointment of Honorable Robert E. Nugent effective September 8, 2015. 

Article changed on: Friday, February 24, 2017 - 12:14

TOPEKA - The current 14-year term of office of Dale L. Somers, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Kansas at Topeka, Kansas, is due to expire on September 18, 2017. The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit is presently considering whether to reappoint Judge Somers to a new 14-year term of office.

Upon reappointment, Judge Somers would continue to exercise the jurisdiction of a bankruptcy judge, as specified in Titles 11 and 28 of the United States Code.

Members of the bar and the public are invited to submit comments for consideration by the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. All comments will be kept confidential and should be directed to:
David Tighe
Circuit Executive
Byron White United States Courthouse
1823 Stout Street
Denver, CO 80257
Comments must be received not later than Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

Argument Calendar changed on: Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 16:14
Article changed on: Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 10:44

Effective December 1, 2016, the Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule has been adjusted.

Argument Calendar changed on: Monday, October 17, 2016 - 09:42
Article changed on: Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 08:10

The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit seeks applications for a bankruptcy judgeship in the District of Colorado.

View Posting: Bankruptcy Judge, District of Colorado

Article changed on: Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 15:45

DENVER - The current 14-year term of office of Janice Miller Karlin, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Kansas at Topeka, Kansas, is due to expire on October 16, 2016. The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit is presently considering whether to reappoint Judge Karlin to a new 14-year term of office.

Upon reappointment, Judge Karlin would continue to exercise the jurisdiction of a bankruptcy judge, as specified in Titles 11 and 28 of the United States Code.

Members of the bar and the public are invited to submit comments for consideration by the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. All comments will be kept confidential and should be directed to:
David Tighe
Circuit Executive
Byron White United States Courthouse
1823 Stout Street
Denver, CO 80257
Comments must be received not later than May 31, 2016.

Argument Calendar changed on: Tuesday, January 5, 2016 - 13:18
Article changed on: Friday, September 18, 2015 - 10:03

The United States Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the Tenth Circuit (BAP) is pleased to announce the appointment of Honorable R. Kimball Mosier effective September 8, 2015. 

Article changed on: Friday, September 4, 2015 - 14:20
Salt Lake City, UT -- On Friday, September 4, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit appointed Honorable Kevin R. Anderson to the bankruptcy bench for the District of Utah.
 
Judge Anderson was previously the Standing Chapter 13 Trustee for the District of Utah, a position he held for seventeen years. He earned his Juris Doctor from the J. Reuben Clark law School at Brigham Young University where he graduated cum laude. After law school he clerked for Honorable David Naugle at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California, before going into private practice.
 
Honorable Kimball Mosier, Chief U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Utah, administered the oath to Judge Anderson this morning. Judge Anderson will have chambers in Salt Lake City.
 
The Tenth Circuit, with administrative headquarters in Denver, Colorado, encompasses the states of Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah, and Wyoming.
Article changed on: Monday, August 31, 2015 - 14:09

Denver, CO – The United States Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the Tenth Circuit (BAP) is pleased to announce the appointment of Judge Janice Miller Karlin as its new Chief Judge effective September 4, 2015.

Judge Karlin, Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Kansas since 2002, was first appointed to the BAP in June 2008. Before taking the bench, Judge Karlin was an Assistant United States Attorney for 22 years, doing civil litigation and serving as the attorney in charge of the Kansas City office. Judge Karlin received her undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Kansas.

Judge Karlin will replace Judge William Thurman, Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Utah, in this role. Judge Thurman is retiring, but will continue service as a recalled bankruptcy judge.

The Chief Judge of the BAP is appointed by the Chief Judge of the Circuit, who also makes appointments to the BAP. The BAP hears appeals from the bankruptcy courts in the Tenth Circuit. The Tenth Circuit encompasses the states of Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah, and Wyoming.

Argument Calendar changed on: Friday, July 17, 2015 - 12:34
Argument Calendar changed on: Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 14:51
Article changed on: Friday, May 15, 2015 - 16:41

Amendments to Tenth Circuit BAP Local Rules, effective December 1, 2014