News & Announcements

06/10/2016

Update: Please see the attached amended general order appointing a panel to consider the selection of a new U.S. Magistrate Judge in Tacoma...

06/06/2016

As of approximately 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time, access to CM/ECF has been restored.  Please contact the ECF Help Desk at 206-370-8440 if you experience any difficulties in accessing CM/ECF.
The judiciary is currently experiencing nationwide...

05/20/2016

On Monday, May 20th, 2016, the court has signed two general orders, one regarding the Prisoner E-Filing Program and one amending the general order for the Pilot Program for Electronic Service in Social Security Cases. Both of these orders can be...

05/03/2016

The court has recently issued a general order appointing Paula L. McCandlis as a part-time U.S. Magistrate Judge in...

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...

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...

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