The Judicial Council of the Seventh Circuit
219 South Dearborn Street
Chicago, Illinois 60604

Collins T. Fitzpatrick
Circuit Executive
Telephone: 312/435-5803
Fax: 312/408-5095

Attached is the notice regarding the application of Bankruptcy Judge John H. Squires of the Northern District of Illinois for reappointment as bankruptcy judge. Comments are invited from the public and the bar.


UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SEVENTH CIRCUIT
219 South Dearborn Street
Chicago, Illinois 60604

January 24, 2001

BANKRUPTCY JUDGE NOTICE

United States Bankruptcy Judge John H. Squires of the Northern District of Illinois has applied to be reappointed by the United States Court of Appeals to a new 14 year term when his current term expires on December 31, 2001. A bankruptcy judge is a judicial officer of the United States District Court who exercises the authority of the district court with respect to any action, suit, or proceeding under Chapter 6 of Title 28 of the United States Code, 28 U.S.C. § 151. Comments are invited from the public and the bar as to whether Judge Squires should be reappointed. Those comments should be in writing and sent by February 26, 2000 to:

COLLINS T. FITZPATRICK
CIRCUIT EXECUTIVE
219 SOUTH DEARBORN STREET
ROOM 2780
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 60604