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The Judicial Selection Committee for the Western District of Washington is now accepting applications for the position of District Court Judge.  Please see the attached announcement and the...


Please see the attached General Order Adopting Amended Pro Bono Plan, signed December 8, 2020 and effective January 1, 2021.


The Court invites you to review and comment on proposed amendments to the Local Civil Rules, available on the Court's Local Rules page.  Comments may be sent via email to...


The Fee Schedule for the Western District of Washington has been updated effective 12/1/2020.

Changes effective 12/1/2020:

  • Civil filing fee increased to $402
  • ...

The CM/ECF Newsletter is back! You can see the latest newsletter and subscribe to future Newsletters on our CM/ECF Newsletter page.


The Western District of Washington has a new Transcript Order Form for ordering transcripts or designating transcripts for appeal, which can be found on the Court’s Transcript and Orders page....


CM/ECF will experience intermittent service interruptions on Friday, October 23 between 7:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. Pacific Time, due to system maintenance.  Please contact the ECF Support if...


On June 23, 2020, the Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure (Standing Committee) approved publication of proposed amendments to the following:

  • Appellate Rule 25;
  • Bankruptcy Restyled Rules Parts I...

The United States District Court for the Western District of Washington is accepting applications for the position of full time magistrate judge in Seattle, WA.  Please click on the links below to access the notice and application form. ...


CM/ECF will be unavailable beginning 5:00 pm PDT, Friday, September 18, 2020 until 7:00 am PDT, Monday, September 21, 2020.

Filing procedures during CM/ECF outage/unavailability can be found...