News & Announcements

12/14/2015

Please see the attached General Order, signed December 1st, 2015, regarding the applicability of Amended Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 4(m).

12/14/2015

The Court invites you to review and comment on proposed amendments to both the Local Civil Rules and Local Criminal Rules, available on the Court's Local Rules web page.  Comments...

11/06/2015

The panel "Becoming a U.S. District Court Judge" – held on October 8 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the courthouse in Seattle – is now available for viewing. The program was a discussion among four...

11/04/2015

Check out the latest edition of the CM/ECF Newsletter.  Topics include the 2015 Judicial Institute for High School Teachers, updates on the next generation...

10/28/2015

The Western District of Washington will continue video recording proceedings, with consent of the parties, until March, 2016, but will only seek consent of the parties upon receipt of a specific request for video recording from the presiding...

10/28/2015

The 'Attorney's Guide to Opening a Civil Case' has been updated and can be found on our...

10/19/2015

Mark your calendar for a BENCH-BAR Social Security CLE on November 5, 2015, at the US Courthouse, 700 Stewart Street, Seattle WA. Join us from 9:00 to noon, 19th floor conference room.
 
In 2014, the Court created a committee composed...

10/07/2015

The Judicial Selection Committee for the Western District of Washington is now accepting applications for the position of United States District Judge. Please click here for the...

09/11/2015

Please see the attached General Order, dated 9/10/2015, regarding the adoption of the Amended Criminal Justice Act Plan.

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