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News & Announcements: 12/2018


Please find attached an announcement regarding the selection of our new Magistrate Judge in Seattle, Michelle L. Peterson.  Ms. Peterson will replace Magistrate Judge James P. Donohue...


U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington will be closed on the following dates:

  • Monday, November 12, 2018:  Veterans Day
  • Thursday, November 22, 2018:  Thanksgiving Day
  • Monday, December 24, 2018: ...

The Local Civil Rules for the Western District of Washington have been updated effective 12/04/2018.  Also, a minor correction has been made to the...


The court will be closed on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, in observance of a National Day of Mourning to honor the memory of former President George Herbert Walker Bush.