The current five-year term of J. Thomas Corbett, United States Bankruptcy Administrator for the Northern District of Alabama, expires 4 December 2016. As authorized under the Regulations of the Judicial Conference of the United States Governing the Bankruptcy Administrator Program, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has established a review committee to consider whether Mr. Corbett should be reappointed to a new five-year term.
The bankruptcy administrator is responsible for supervising trustees and debtors in possession and ensuring that such persons effectively administer the district's bankruptcy estates under Section 1334 of Title 28, United States Code.
Members of the bar and the public are invited to comment on whether Mr. Corbett should be recommended for reappointment by the Court of Appeals. Upon request, a commenter's identity will be kept confidential.
Comments should be submitted to James P. Gerstenlauer, Circuit Executive, United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 56 Forsyth Street, NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30303. Comments must be received in the Circuit Executive's Office no later than 14 March 2016. Email and fax copies will not be considered.