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The United States District Court for the Western District of Washington is accepting applications for the position of full time magistrate judge in Seattle, WA.  Please click on the links below to access the notice and application form. ...


Submissions are now open for the 2018 Ninth Circuit Civics Contest, The 14th Amendment – 150 Years after Ratification – What Does Equal Protection Mean to Students?

The 2018 Ninth Circuit Civics Contest is an essay and video competition...


The Administrative Office of the United States Courts (AO) was advised that freelance interpreters and independent court reporters in several states, some of whom contract with the federal judiciary, received a scam email requesting money in...


The Exhibits Retention Pilot Project concluded on January 31, 2018.  Finding the Pilot Project both useful and successful in meeting its goals, the Court now implements the procedures permanently, beginning on February 1, 2018.  Please see...


If you are called by someone who says there is a warrant for your arrest related to missed federal jury duty, do not make any payments to them. Instead call the United States Marshals Service at 206-370-8685.

Neither the U...


Clerk's Office trainers have scheduled Electronic Case Filing Training Sessions at the Seattle Courthouse and at the Tacoma Courthouse.


You must register for the training sessions.  To register, please send an e-mail to:...


The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Evidence Rules have proposed amendments to the following rules and forms and have asked that they be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment.



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


The court will be closed Monday, December 25th and Monday, January 1st in observance of Christmas and New Year's Day.  All offices will reopen for normal business hours on the Tuesday following each of these federal holidays.


Please see the attached flyer to view the slate of 2018 FBA Officer and Trustee Nominees.