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.

Mon, 04/25/2016


The Federal Bar Association for the Eastern District of Washington will be holding its Annual Conference and CLE on September 30, 2016.  This year's conference will be held in Yakima, Washington, at the Yakima Convention Center.  The...

Mon, 04/04/2016

The 10th Annual Federal Civil Trial Practice Seminar will be held at the U.S. Courthouse in Richland, WA, on Friday, May 13, 2016.

Registration Flyer

Fri, 04/01/2016

Law enforcement officials are aware of a recent wave of scam attempts targeting Washington state residents. Callers identify themselves as a federal officer and typically instruct people to wire “settlement” money to avoid arrest. These phone...

Fri, 03/18/2016


The Court has appointed Shea C. Meehan as Lawyer Representative from the Eastern District of Washington to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference, effective March 17, 2016, to serve through October 31, 2018.

Wed, 02/24/2016


The Clerk's Office has received reports that citizens of the Eastern District of Washington are being targeted by phone calls and emails, threatening them with prosecution for failing to comply with jury service in federal or state...

Tue, 01/19/2016


Judge Mendoza was selected by a committee at Columbia Basin College in Pasco to receive the community spirit  award.  See the full article at  http://www....