The United States District Court of the Western District of New York will have a Magistrate Judge vacancy in Rochester, New York.
The magistrate judgeship has a current annual salary of $191,360 and an eight-year term of office. The fillable application form and more information about the magistrate judge position is available on the Court’s website (www.nywd.uscourts.gov) or by contacting Mary Loewenguth, Clerk of Court, Keating Federal Building, 100 State Street, Rochester, New York 14614. Applications must be submitted by a single PDF document to the following email address Judicial_application@nywd.uscourts.gov along with one paper copy sent to the address stated above by 3PM EST on Friday, May 3, 2019.
To be qualified for magistrate judge appointment, an applicant must be, and have been for at least five years, a member in good standing of the bar of the highest court of a state, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Territory of Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, or the Virgin Islands of the United States, and have been engaged in the active practice of law for at least five years.
Additionally, the applicant must be able to perform the requisite job duties, committed to providing equal justice under the law, and capable of deliberation and decisiveness. He or she must be less than 70 years old and in good health, and demonstrate good moral character, emotional stability, maturity, patience, and courtesy to others. The applicant cannot be related to a district court judge.
Internal Number: 19-05
About United States District Court, Western District of New York
District courts resolve disputes by determining the facts and applying legal principles to decide who is right.
Trial courts include the district judge who tries the case and a jury that decides the case. Magistrate judges assist district judges in preparing cases for trial. They may also conduct trials in misdemeanor cases.