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, 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...

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...

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