Announcements

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, 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.

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....

Tue, 12/29/2015

 

The Judiciary’s Defender Services account received sufficient fiscal year 2016 funding to increase the Criminal Justice Act (CJA) panel attorney hourly rates from $127 to $129 for non-capital work and from $181 to $183 for capital work...

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