Posted: May 13, 2019

Invitation for Public Comment on the Reappointment of U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Mike K. Nakagawa

The current term of the Honorable Mike K. Nakagawa, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Nevada, is due to expire in September 2020. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit is considering the reappointment of Judge Nakagawa to a new 14 year term of office. The Court invites comments from the bar and public about Judge Nakagawa’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 Nakagawa for consideration by the Court of Appeals in determining whether or not to reappoint him. 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, June 14, 2019, to the following address: 


Office of the Circuit Executive
P.O. Box 193939
San Francisco, CA 94119-3939
Reappointment of U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Nakagawa