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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,...

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

Seattle classes are to be held the first Thursday of...


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


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,...


Please submit a quotation for design-build services for fiber backbone cabling including installation, splicing, and termination of multimode fiber optic cabling in our Seattle and Tacoma, Washington courthouses.

A fixed price award from...


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


Please see the attached General Order, signed July 1st, 2019, in the matter of CJA appointed counsel obtaining paralegal and investigation services without prior authorization...


The attached rule change proposals have been posted on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal's website for public comment.  Comments are due...


The Tacoma and Seattle Courthouses will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2019 and Friday, July 5, 2019 in celebration of Independence Day.


Please see the attached General Order, signed June 6th, 2019, adopting the amended CJA Plan.