Temporary Judge Assignment of Cases for Wilkes-Barre and Williamsport

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Effective after Judge Opel’s retirement on March 26, 2021 and until a successor judge takes the bench, all cases currently assigned and new cases that would be assigned to Judge Opel will be reassigned to Chief Judge Van Eck. Any cases presenting a conflict of interest with Chief Judge Van Eck will be temporarily assigned to visiting Judge Patricia Mayer. Judge Mayer sits in the Reading office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Court.