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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

NORTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO


PUBLIC NOTICE


APPLICATION FOR APPOINTMENT OF NEW MAGISTRATE JUDGE
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO EASTERN DIVISION AKRON, OHIO

The Judicial Conference of the United States has authorized the appointment of a full‑time United States magistrate judge for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio at Akron.

The current salary of the position is $201,112 per annum. The term of office is eight years.

A full public notice for the magistrate judge position is available on the Court’s Internet website at https://www.ohnd.uscourts.gov/careers. Interested persons may contact the Office of the Clerk for additional information. The application form is also available on the Court’s Internet website at https://www.ohnd.uscourts.gov/careers.

Applications must be submitted only by applicants personally via mail and must be received by no later than 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 3, 2021.

All applications will be kept confidential, unless the applicant consents to disclosure, and all applications will be examined only by members of the Merit Selection Panel and the judges of the District Court. The panel's deliberations will remain confidential.


APPLICATION FOR APPOINTMENT TO THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT PANEL OF THE
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO

The Criminal Justice Act (“CJA”) Plan of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio sets forth provisions for furnishing representation in federal court for any person financially unable to obtain representation in accordance with the Criminal Justice Act, 18 U.S.C. § 3006A. Pursuant to Section X(A)(1)‑(2) of the CJA Plan, “[t]he existing, previously established panel of attorneys who are eligible and willing to be appointed to provide representation under the CJA is hereby recognized; and [t]he court will approve attorneys for membership on the CJA Panel after receiving recommendations from the CJA Committee.”


Pursuant to Section X(C)(3)(a)-(e) of the CJA Plan, to be considered for appointment to the CJA Panel:


“Applicants ... must be members in good standing of the federal bar of this district and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals; … must maintain a primary, satellite, or shared office in this district; ... must possess strong litigation skills and demonstrate proficiency with the federal sentencing guidelines, federal sentencing procedures, the Bail Reform Act, the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, and the Federal Rules of Evidence; … must have significant experience representing persons charged with serious criminal offenses and demonstrate a commitment to the defense of people who lack the financial means to hire an attorney; and [a]ttorneys who do not possess the experience set forth above but believe they have equivalent other experience are encouraged to apply and set forth in writing the details of that experience for the CJA Committee’s consideration.”

Attorneys wishing to be considered for membership on a CJA Panel who meet the eligibility requirements may submit an application no later than March 31, 2021 to cjaapplication@ohnd.uscourts.gov.

The application for membership on the Criminal Justice Act Panel may be obtained through the Court’s website at https://www.ohnd.uscourts.gov/appointment-counsel-cja.

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