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The following United States District Judge nominations have been received in the Senate and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary:

  • 4/29/21: David G. Estudillo, of Washington, to be United States District Judge...

The Federal Bar Association of the Western District of Washington has released the attached flyer listing the slate of 2022 FBA Officer and Trustee Nominees.


On October 15, 2021, David G. Estudillo was sworn in as a United States District Judge for the Western District of Washington.  Judge Estudillo will sit in Tacoma.  Please view this...


CM/ECF and Ejuror - Online Jury Candidate systems will be unavailable beginning 5pm PDT, Friday, October 22, 2021 until 7am PDT, Monday, October 25, 2021.

Filing procedures during CM/ECF outage/unavailability can be found...


Please see the attached General Order, signed September 1st, 2021, regarding the plan for the administration and operation of the Court’s attorney admissions fund.


Please see the attached General Order, signed August 13th, 2021, regarding the court's new face mask policy. 


The Western District of Washington is saddened to announce that Senior District Court Judge Walter T. McGovern passed away late Thursday night, July 8, 2021.  Seattle-born and bred Judge McGovern was proud of his city, community, and country. ...


The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington continues to closely monitor the national, state, and local responses to the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and is following guidance provided by the Administrative Office of...


Please see the attached Order of Appointment, appointing Ravi Subramanian as District Court Executive/Clerk of Court, effective July 1, 2021.