Welcome, Judge Constantine!
On July 1, 2013, Eighth Circuit Judge Diana Murphy administered the oath of office to new Bankruptcy Judge Katherine A. Constantine.
Below is information on staffing and case assignment procedures implemented in the wake of Judge Constantine's assumption of her official duties.
Judge Constantine's Staff
Judge Constantine will be assisted by Law Clerk Jessica Nin (email@example.com or 651-848-1050), Calendar Clerk Nancy Brill (firstname.lastname@example.org or 651-848-1051) and Court Reporter Bethany Danner (email@example.com or 651-848-1053).
Judge Constantine will chamber in the St. Paul Courthouse, Suite 206. She will hold hearings and trials in Courtroom 2C (NOTE: This is NOT the same courtroom previously used by Judge O'Brien). See the Judges & Offices tab on the court’s website for additional information.
Case assignment in St. Paul: pending cases
All pending St. Paul cases assigned to Judge O'Brien will be reassigned to Judge Constantine. No email notice of the reassignment will be sent, but the reassignment will appear on the dockets of each affected case and proceeding.
Case assignment in St. Paul: new chapter 7 and 13 cases
All chapter 7 and 13 cases filed to the St. Paul divisional office will be assigned randomly and approximately equally between Chief Judge Kishel and Judge Constantine.