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.

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...

Tue, 09/23/2014

The Court Services Generalist Clerk will work within a team-based environment and provide support to the court services and case initiation functions. Specific duties include: receiving and performing quality control of documents; answering and...

Mon, 08/25/2014

Position:
The U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Louisiana is seeking a Career Law Clerk.
A Law Clerk to a U.S. Bankruptcy Judge performs substantive review, legal research, and writing
on matters pending...

Wed, 08/06/2014

Notice of Judge change for the Shreveport and Monroe Divisions of the Western District of Louisiana.  The Honorable Judge Stephen V. Callaway is retiring at the end of his term effective August 8, 2014.  The Honorable Jeffrey P. Norman has been...

Mon, 08/04/2014

The Western District of Louisiana Bankruptcy will be performing routine maintenance of our CM/ECF filing system this weekend, August 8 - 10, 2014.  Access will be closed to the filing system Friday, August 8 at 5:00 PM.  The CM/ECF filing system...

Tue, 07/29/2014

In order to address the recent rash of late objections filed by debtors
to motions to dismiss filed by the chapter 13 trustee, the court will
begin strictly enforcing the response deadline.
 
Please see attached...

Mon, 07/21/2014

You are cordially invited to attend the Third Annual Bankruptcy Seminar

Date: July 24, 2014  8:00 AM - 3:15 PM (Registration 8:00 AM)
Location: Western District of Louisiana Bankruptcy Court...

Tue, 04/29/2014

 The Judicial Conference has approved changes to the Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule which become effective June 1, 2014.  The fees will changes according to the...

Fri, 01/31/2014

Beginning Friday, February 7 at 3:00PM our court will be transitioning over to  a new hardware system for our CM/ECF document filing system.  Please have all filings completed by 3:00PM on that date, as the...

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