News & Announcements

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...

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

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...

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...

12/18/2015

Consistent with the executive order signed by President Obama, the court will be closing at 12:30PM on Thursday, December 24th.

12/17/2015

Please see the attached General Order, signed December 15th, 2015, reappointing Magistrate Judge Brian A. Tsuchida.

12/17/2015

Please see the attached Amended General Order, signed December 9th, 2015, regarding Availability and...

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