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Tue, 02/17/2015


Arrest Warrant Scam

The Court has received reports that citizens of the...

Fri, 06/03/2016

General Order 16-114-1 establishes a Pro Bono Panel of Attorneys for the representation of indigent pro se litigants in civil cases. If you or your firm are interested in participating on the Pro...

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...