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Please see the attached order, signed September 23rd, 2019, appointing Marc L. Barreca as Chief Bankruptcy Judge for the Western District of Washington. 


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,...

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


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 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. 


Due to May Day related events in downtown Seattle, the Seattle Courthouse will close at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1, 2019.  The Tacoma Courthouse will be open regular hours.

The Courtroom Technology Training scheduled for 3:00 p.m. on...


Please see the attached Amended General Order, signed April 11, 2019, regarding Court Reporter Fees for Transcripts.