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Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

Fri, 09/23/2016

The Federal Bar Association for the Eastern District of Washington will hold its Annual Conference and CLE on Friday, September 30, 2016 at the Yakima Convention Center.  The event will also be video-streamed at the U.S. District Courthouses in...

Mon, 07/25/2016

General Order 16-01 amends LBR 2082-1 and 4001-1, effective August 1, 2016. The new rules may be accessed by clicking here. A redline version of the rules may be accessed by...

Tue, 07/05/2016

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Bankruptcy Rules has published proposed amendments to Bankruptcy Rule 3015, and adoption of a new Bankruptcy Rule 3015.1. The proposed amendments and new rule are available on the U.S. Courts website...

Tue, 06/28/2016

Across the country, bankruptcy cases fell 8.5 percent for the 12-month period ending March 31, 2016, compared with the year ending March 31, 2015. The March 2016 annual bankruptcy filings totaled 833,515, compared with 911,086 cases in the year...

Mon, 06/13/2016

The Advisory Committee has recommended amendments to two local bankruptcy rules. Redline versions of the affected rules can be found here.

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Fri, 06/03/2016

On May 31, 2016, General Order No. 16-1140-1 was approved by the Article III judges of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of...

Tue, 05/31/2016

Members of the bar are invited to attend a Brown Bag CLE on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the U.S. Federal Courthouse, 6450 North Mineral Drive, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Chief United States Magistrate Judge Ronald E. Bush...

Thu, 05/19/2016

The Bankruptcy Bar Association for the Eastern District of Washington will hold its 26th Annual Bankruptcy Seminar and Retreat on June 10 & 11 at Sun Mountain Lodge, Winthrop, Washington. The featured speaker is Nancy B. Rapoport...

Wed, 03/23/2016

On April 1, 2016, automatic adjustments to the dollar amounts stated in various provisions of the Bankruptcy Code and one provision in Title 28 of the United States Code will become effective.  The adjusted dollar amounts will apply to cases...

Fri, 02/19/2016

The Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit invites applications from highly qualified candidates for the position of Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Montana. The position will become available on or after January 31, 2017, upon the...

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