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The CVB calendar set for Tuesday, February 7, 2017 in Bellingham is postponed until Tuesday, March 7, 2017. All persons scheduled to appear will be set over until March 7.


The Court has raised the limit on PDF file size from 10 megabytes (MB) to 35 MB when filing documents in CM/ECF. For more information on PDF document requirements please visit our CM/ECF Requirements and Technical Tips page. Please contact the...


Please find attached a new General Order, signed January 17th, 2017, authorizing CJA counsel to utilize paralegal and investigator services up to $800.00 for each service...


Updated materials re Electronic Discovery and Technology Requirements for Criminal Cases have been posted on the Attorneys page on this website.
Three new/updated documents--...


Social Security Appeals Practice in the Ninth Circuit and the Western District of Washington

Friday, February 10th, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


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


Please find attached the amended General Order, signed December 1st, 2016, regarding mandatory pretrial discovery in pro se prisoner 42...


The Fee Schedule for the Western District of Washington has been updated effective 12/1/2016.


Please see the attached Amended General Order, signed November 21st, 2016, regarding the deposit and investment of registry funds. 


Proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil and Criminal Procedure have been published for public comment.  Please visit the website of the...