Nominations Sought for Ninth Circuit Representatives for the District of Oregon

The District of Oregon is seeking nominations for Ninth Circuit Lawyer Representatives.
Being a lawyer representative is a rare opportunity to collaborate with federal judges and other federal practitioners in the District of Oregon and Ninth Circuit. Duties include assisting with planning the District’s biennial conference, assisting with and attending the Ninth Circuit’s annual conference, and providing support and advice about the functioning of the courts within the Ninth Circuit to better the administration of justice.
Representatives serve for staggered three-year terms. Those selected this year will serve from Aug. 1, 2024, through July 31, 2027. Criteria for selection as a lawyer representative include admission to practice in the District of Oregon, regular practice in federal court, and a commitment to assisting with lawyer representative responsibilities.
The Court strives to create and maintain a group of lawyer representatives that reflects the experiences of all who are involved in Oregon’s federal courts.  The Court encourages nominations that represent the diversity of the District, including race, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, disability, religion, geography, and practice areas.   
Details are available on the Ninth Circuit’s website at this link:  The deadline to apply is May 3, 2024.  To nominate yourself or someone else, please send a short statement of interest and resumé to Judge Youlee Yim You at
Thank you,

David Svelund | Law Clerk for the Hon. Michael J. McShane
United States District Court for the District of Oregon
p. 503-326-8293

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