News & Announcements

04/21/2016

Significant changes to discovery and case management practices took effect on December 1, 2015. The ABA Litigation Section with the support of the Local Rules Committee for the Federal Bar Association WAWD invites you to attend a CLE on April 29...

04/07/2016

Please submit the completed DREAM Application form and any pertinent supplemental materials to the DREAM program committee via...

04/01/2016

**Updated 4/1/2016. Please see the Joint News Release put out by the FBI, US Attorney's Office, US District Court, US Marshal's Service, the IRS, and the...

03/22/2016

Clerk's Office trainers have scheduled Electronic Case Filing Training Sessions at the Seattle Courthouse.  Training Sessions at the Tacoma Courthouse are available upon request.
 
You must register for the training sessions.  To...

02/08/2016

A general order has been signed on February 8th, 2016 regarding amendments to the attorney admission filing fees. The filing fee for pro hac vice applications has increased to $226.00. The new general order can be found...

01/25/2016

The United States District Court for the Western District of Washington is participating in the 2016 Ninth Circuit Civics Contest.  The contest celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Miranda decision.  We will conduct preliminary judging...

01/21/2016

The following General Orders have been signed:

01/18/2016

The CM/ECF application for the Western District of Washington is scheduled for required maintenance and will be unavailable from Friday, January 22, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. PT until Monday, January 25, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. PT.  No electronic filing or...

12/23/2015

The United States District Court for the Western District of Washington is pleased to announce that Paula L. McCandlis has been selected as our next part-time magistrate judge in Bellingham. She will replace Judge Dean Brett, who will retire on...

12/23/2015

In November 2015, the Western District of Washington hosted a Bench & Bar CLE on the topic of Social Security. We are happy to provide a series of videos that captured this event. Copies of the PowerPoint slides and PDF materials have also...

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