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.

Wed, 11/04/2015

Click here to view announcement about this new ECF procedure.

Thu, 10/29/2015


The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington announces the appointment of Mary K. (Kit) Dimke as Magistrate Judge for the District, effective January...

Mon, 10/26/2015

Click here to read the proposed revision of LR 16.2 - Alternative Dispute Resolution.  Comment period is October 26, 2015 through November 27, 2015.

Mon, 10/05/2015

The Officers and Trustees elected for the coming year are as follows:
Brendan V. Monahan, President
Matthew Alan Campbell, Vice President
Ronald A. Van Wert, Treasurer
Kammi Mencke Smith, Secretary

Mon, 10/05/2015


On September 17, 2015, Magistrate Judge James P. Hutton was honored by the Washington State Bar Association as the Outstanding Judge of the Year.  This award is presented for outstanding service to the bench and for special...

Mon, 08/17/2015
The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Bankruptcy and Evidence Rules have proposed amendments to their respective rules, and requested that the proposals be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment. The...