Rule 1071-2 Assignment of Cases.

(a)     Upon filing, the clerk will assign bankruptcy cases to a bankruptcy judge within this District by random blind draw so that no party, their attorneys, or the public at large is able to make a deliberate choice of a particular judge.

(b)     The provisions of L.B.R. 1071-2(a) do not apply to cases filed under chapter 9. These cases are assigned to a bankruptcy judge by the Chief Judge of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals pursuant to 11 U.S.C. § 921(b).

Part I - Commencement of Case; Proceedings Relating to Petition and Order for Relief