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Please see the attached General Order, signed December 1st, 2015, regarding the applicability of Amended Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 4(m).


The panel "Becoming a U.S. District Court Judge" – held on October 8 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the courthouse in Seattle – is now available for viewing. The program was a discussion among four...


Check out the latest edition of the CM/ECF Newsletter.  Topics include the 2015 Judicial Institute for High School Teachers, updates on the next generation release of CM/ECF, filing...


The Western District of Washington will continue video recording proceedings, with consent of the parties, until March, 2016, but will only seek consent of the parties upon receipt of a specific request for video recording from the presiding...


Mark your calendar for a BENCH-BAR Social Security CLE on November 5, 2015, at the US Courthouse, 700 Stewart Street, Seattle WA. Join us from 9:00 to noon, 19th floor conference room.
In 2014, the Court created a committee composed...


The Judicial Selection Committee for the Western District of Washington is now accepting applications for the position of United States District Judge. Please click here for the announcement and the...


Please see the attached General Order, dated 9/10/2015, regarding the adoption of the Amended Criminal Justice Act Plan.


The current eight-year term of office of full-time Magistrate Judge Brian A. Tsuchida at Seattle, Washington is due to expire May 12, 2016.

Please see the attached Public Notice and...