Invitation for Public Comment
on the Reappointment of U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Victoria S. Kaufman
The current term of the Honorable Victoria S. Kaufman, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the Central District of California, is due to expire in May 2020. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit is considering the reappointment of Judge Kaufman to a new 14 year term of office. The Court invites comments from the bar and public about Judge Kaufman's performance as a bankruptcy judge. The duties of a bankruptcy judge are specified by statute, and include conducting hearings and trials, making final determinations, and entering orders and judgments.
Members of the bar and public are invited to submit comments concerning Judge Kaufman for consideration by the Court of Appeals in determining whether or not to reappoint her. Anonymous responses will not be accepted. However, respondents who do not wish to have their identities disclosed should so indicate in the response, and such requests will be honored.
Comments should be submitted no later than Friday, April 26, 2019, to the following address:
Office of the Circuit Executive
P.O. Box 193939
San Francisco, CA 94119-3939
Attn: Reappointment of U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kaufman