News & 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.

Thu, 03/19/2015

Louisiana State Bar Association Bankruptcy Seminar to be held April 17, 2015 at the Hilton Shreveport.
 
"When it comes to bankruptcy and consumer law, the Bayou
State has quite a few legal protections in place. Bankruptcy...

Tue, 01/13/2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit seeks applications from all highly qualified candidates for a 14 year appointment as a United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Western District of Louisiana at Alexandria. The position will require...

Thu, 01/08/2015

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Louisiana is seeking a qualified individual to serve as a Judicial Assistant to a Federal Bankruptcy Judge. This position is located in the Judge’s Chambers in Shreveport, Louisiana....

Thu, 11/20/2014

Due to scheduled maintenance, the Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) service's nationwide search capabilities (including the pacer.gov website, PACER Case Locator, and external user e-filing in the Second and Ninth Circuit Courts...

Tue, 11/18/2014

The attached is a summary of the upcoming changes to the Federal Bankruptcy Rules and forms effective December 1, 2014. Detailed information is available at www.uscourts.gov under the tabs for Rules &...

Fri, 11/14/2014

 
 
NOTICE OF FEE CHANGE
Effective 12/1/2014
The Judicial Conference has approved changes to the Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule which become effective December 1, 2014. ...

Wed, 11/05/2014

 
You are cordially invited to attend the Second Annual Lafayette Bankruptcy Seminar
 
Date: November 14, 2014  8:30 AM - 12:00 noon (Registration 8:30 AM)
Location: Western District of Louisiana...

Fri, 10/24/2014

Standing Order Regarding 11 U.S.C. § 521(a)(1) Document Filing Requirements in Chapter 13 Cases (Shreveport Division) and Chapter 7 Cases  Shreveport and Monroe Divisions) and Authority Granted to the Bankruptcy Clerk of Court to Automatically...

Fri, 09/26/2014

The U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Louisiana is seeking a Term Law Clerk. A Law Clerk to a U. S. Bankruptcy Judge will perform substantive review, legal research, and writing on matters pending before the Court. This position...

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