Judicial Officer Department


The Judicial Officer Department is a neutral, independent forum within the United States Postal Service comprised of the Judicial Officer, the Office of Administrative Law Judges, and the Postal Service Board of Contract Appeals.

Judicial Officer and Office of Administrative Law Judge

  • Judicial Officer, Hon. William A. Campbell
  • Associate Judicial Officer, Hon. Gary E. Shapiro 
  • Chief Administrative Law Judge, Hon. James G. Gilbert

The Judicial Officer and Office of Administrative Law Judges perform quasi-judicial duties as designated by the Postmaster General, applicable statutes and regulations. The Judicial Officer is the agency for the purposes of chapter 5 of Title 5, to the extent those functions are delegated to him by the Postmaster General.

Administrative Decisions
Decisions of the Judicial Officer and Office of Administrative Law Judges along with the applicable Rules of Practice are available online.
See Administrative Decisions and Rules of Practice >

Postal Service Board of Contract Appeals

  • Chairman, Hon. William A. Campbell
  • Vice Chairman, Hon. Gary E. Shapiro
  • Administrative Judge, Board Member, Hon. Peter F. Pontzer
  • Administrative Judge, Board Member, Hon. Alan R. Caramella 
  • Administrative Judge, Board Member, Hon. David I. Brochstein

The Postal Service Board of Contract Appeals has jurisdiction to consider and decide any appeal from a decision of a contracting officer of the United States Postal Service or the Postal Regulatory Commission relative to a contract made by either.

Postal Service Board of Contract Appeals Decisions
Decisions of the Postal Service Board of Contract Appeals and the Board’s Rules of Practice are available online.
See Postal Service Board of Contract Appeals Decisions and Rules of Practice >

New decisions are typically added on a monthly basis.

 


 

Inquiries may be directed to the Recorder.
Mailing address:  Recorder, 2101 Wilson Blvd. Suite 600, Arlington, VA 22201-3078