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12/05/2019

Please see General Order 08-19, signed on 12/03/2019, adopting Amendments to the Local Criminal Rules, effective 01/01/2020.

12/05/2019

THE NEXT GENERATION OF CM/ECF IS COMING SOON

The United States District Court for the Western District of Washington will be upgrading its CM/ECF software to the Next Generation (NextGen) of CM/ECF in January 2020.  Once...

12/04/2019

UPDATE: Proposed amendments to Local Civil Rule 3 were added on October 28, 2019, and the deadline for comment on the Local Civil Rules has been extended to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 11, 2019.

The deadline...

12/04/2019

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:...

12/04/2019

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

12/04/2019

The Litigation Academy is a partnership between the United States District Court for the
Western District of Washington (WDWA) and the Federal Bar Association for the WDWA. The
Academy will offer a...

11/21/2019

The Court will be closed on Friday, November 29, 2019.  Regular business hours will resume on Monday, December 2, 2019.

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...

10/15/2019

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 Western District...

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,...

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