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10/15/2019

Please join us for the annual CLE Seminar sponsored by the Western District of Washington’s Social Security Committee. This year’s program will be hosted by the Hon. Marsha J. Pechman, U.S. District Court Judge and Chair of the W.D. of Washington...

10/15/2019

The current four-year term of office of part-time United States Magistrate Judge Paula McCandlis is due to expire on May 1, 2020.  The United States District Court is required by law to establish a panel of citizens to consider the reappointment...

10/03/2019

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

10/01/2019

If you are called by someone who says there is a warrant for your arrest related to missed federal jury duty or other offenses, do not make any payments to them. Neither the U.S. Marshals Service, nor the U.S. District Court,...

10/01/2019

The Western District of Washington Clerk's Office trainers have regularly scheduled Introduction to Electronic Case Filing Training Sessions held in the Seattle and Tacoma Courthouses.

By the end of this class students will be able to:...

10/01/2019

The Court invites you to review and comment on proposed amendments to the Local Civil Rules, Local Criminal Rules and Model ESI Agreement, available on the Court's Local Rules page.  Comments may be sent via...

09/30/2019

The Court has raised the limit on PDF file size from 35 megabytes (MB) to 75 MB when filing documents in CM/ECF.  For more information on PDF document requirements please visit ouf CM/ECF Requirements and...

09/24/2019

Please see the attached order, signed September 23rd, 2019, appointing Marc L. Barreca as Chief Bankruptcy Judge for the Western District of Washington. 

08/19/2019

On June 25, 2019, the Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedures approved publication of proposed amendments to the following:

  • Appellate Rules 3, 6, 42, and Forms 1 and 2;
  • Bankruptcy Rules 2005, 3007,...
07/19/2019

Please see the attached General Order, signed July 19th, 2019, regarding petitions for retroactive application of Rahaif v. United States. 

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