Invitation for Public Comment on the Reappointment of Ms. Heather E. Williams
December 17, 2019 / Ninth Circuit Public Information Office
INVITATION FOR PUBLIC COMMENT
FEDERAL PUBLIC DEFENDER
Eastern District of California – Ms. Heather E. Williams
The current term of office of Federal Public Defender Heather E. Williams, Federal Public Defender for the Eastern District of California, is due to expire in May 2021. The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit is considering the reappointment of Ms. Williams to an additional four-year term without a competitive recruitment.
The Court invites comments from the bar and public about the performance of Ms. Williams and her respective staff. Anonymous responses will not be accepted. However, the identity of all respondents will be kept confidential except to those with a need to know.
All comments must be received no later than Friday, February 7, 2020, and may be submitted online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2019-CAE-Williams or in writing to:
Office of the Circuit Executive
U.S. Courts for the Ninth Circuit
P.O. Box 193939
San Francisco, CA 94119-3939