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Public Notice regarding reappointment of Bankruptcy Judge Gregory F. Kishel and request for public comments





The current term of office of Judge Gregory F. Kishel, United States Bankruptcy Judge

for the District of Minnesota at St. Paul, Minnesota is due to expire on September 30, 2014. The

United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit is considering the reappointment of Judge

Gregory F. Kishel to a new term of office and has determined that he appears to merit

reappointment subject to public notice and opportunity for public comment.

Upon reappointment, the incumbent would continue to exercise the jurisdiction of a

bankruptcy judge as specified in title 28, United States Code; title 11, United States Code; and

the Bankruptcy Amendments and Federal Judgeship Act of 1984, Pub. L. No. 98-353, §§ 101-

122, 98 Stat. 333-346. In bankruptcy cases and proceedings referred by the district court, the

incumbent would continue to perform the duties of a bankruptcy judge that might include

holding status conferences, conducting hearings and trials, making final determinations, entering

orders and judgments, and submitting proposed findings of fact and conclusions of law to the

district court.


Members of the bar and the public are invited to submit comments for consideration

by the court of appeals regarding the reappointment of Bankruptcy Judge Gregory F. Kishel

to a new term of office. All comments will be kept confidential and should be directed to Millie

B. Adams, Circuit Executive, 111 South 10th Street, Suite 26.325, St. Louis, Missouri 63102-

1116 or by e-mail at 


 Comments must be received not later than December 20, 2013. 

Publication Date: 
November 4, 2013