As stated in the United States Constitution, the President of the United States shall nominate, “by and with the advice and consent of the Senate,” judges and all other officers of the United States. In keeping with this constitutional responsibility Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake are currently requesting that qualified individuals who would like to be considered for an appointment to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the United States District Court Judge for the Federal District of Arizona, for the position of United States Attorney or United States Marshall, and additional judicial appointments as vacancies warrant, please submit completed applications as soon as possible. A completed application should be emailed to FJEC@mccain.senate.gov and FJEC@flake.senate.gov, with ‘Federal Judicial Appointment Application’ in the subject line. The electronic application can be found here. Applicants should only submit a completed electronic application. In order to expedite the process, Senators McCain and Flake have established an informal group of legal professionals referred to as the Federal Judicial Evaluation Committee, to help locate and evaluate potential candidates.