News & Announcements


The Cameras in the Courtroom pilot project has been extended to run through March 31, 2016.


The United States District Court for the Western District of Washington is pleased to announce that David W. Christel has been selected as the new full-time magistrate judge in Tacoma. “Judge Christel has dedicated years of service to expanding...


The US District Court has recently adopted a new General Order regarding the Retroactive Application of USSG Amendment 782. This order can also be...


Mark your calendar for a BENCH – BAR Social Security CLE on November 6, 2014, at the US Courthouse, 700 Stewart Street, Seattle WA. Join us from 9:00 to noon, 19th floor conference room.

Revolving around the need for all of us to...


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


Please be advised that the Western Washington District Court's CM/ECF application will be in maintenance/read-only mode from Friday , October 10 at 6:00 p.m. PDT until an estimated return to normal services on Monday, October 13 at 2:00 p.m. PDT...


A new General Order regarding the appointment of Brian D. Lynch as Chief Bankruptcy Judge can be found on our General Orders page.


Please submit a technical proposal describing your approach and project management in accordance with the attached statement of work. Use the attached...



A new juror scam email, which fraudulently seeks personal information that could aid identity theft, has been reported in at least 14 federal court districts.

For more information visit this webpage:...


Access to CM/ECF has been restored .  Please call the ECF Support Desk with problems/questions at 206-370-8440.