Judge Gunn advises the bar of the following:
1. AMENDED OFFICIAL FORM 101, VOLUNTARY PETITION FOR INDIVIDUALS will go into effect December 1, 2022. Please remember to update your software or download the new forms on December 1, 2022.
2. SAVE THE DATE – HOLIDAY BROWN BAG. A reminder to save Friday, December 16, 2022 at 12:30 p.m. for Judge Gunn’s Fourth Quarter/Ugly Holiday Sweater Virtual Brown Bag. (Register in advance for this meeting:
3. NOVEMBER 18TH DEADLINE FOR STANDING COMMITTEE AND SOLICITATION LETTERS OF INTEREST. With the completion of the special local rules modification process, Judge Gunn is pleased to announce the formation of a Standing Bench Bar and Local Rules Committee (the “Committee”). The Committee will consist of Judge Gunn, a representative from the Clerk’s Office, a representative from the Office of the United States Trustee, the chapter 13 trustee, and six practitioners comprised of: (1) the President of the Washington, DC Walter Chandler Bankruptcy Inns of Court; (2) the Chair of the Bar Association of the District of Columbia, Bankruptcy Section; and (3) four members at large, appointed in alternating 2-year terms.
The Committee will be appointed by the Court, and will serve as a liaison among the Court, its bar, and the public. The Committee will study and recommend improvements to the operating procedures of the Court, the Local Rules, and other matters as the Court directs. The Committee will meet approximately once per quarter.
Judge Gunn will accept letters of interest through November 18, 2022 for two 2-year at large positions and two 1-year at large positions to begin in January 2023. Those selected to 1-year positions will have the opportunity to request renewal for a second, full 2-year term at the conclusion of 2023. Letters of interest should be submitted to Gunn_Chambers@dcb.uscourts.gov