Blumenthal, Murphy Seek Candidates for U.S. District Court Vacancy

(Hartford, CT) – U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) issued a reminder today that applications for U.S. District Court judge must be submitted by midnight on Friday, May 19.

As in the past, the Senators have convened a panel of eight attorneys and non-attorneys to review all submitted applications, and recommend a list of finalists who will be interviewed by both Senators. Both Senators will jointly issue a recommendation to the White House. The opportunity has been previously publicized via various Connecticut bar associations.

Requests for applications must be made to Andrew Fishman at United States Senator Richard Blumenthal’s office (   All applications must be emailed to Andrew Fishman by midnight, Friday, May 19, 2017. 

Advisory panel interviews will be conducted on June 10th. Recommendations to the White House will be made by the end of June, 2017.