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, 08/09/2018

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court is seeking a detail-oriented, customer service focused person to join our team as a Case Administrator and Courtroom Deputy. This is a full-time, entry-level position located in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Click...

Sun, 07/01/2018

The court has received reports of fraudulent communications that appear to come from court employees, the U.S. Marshals Service, or other law enforcement organizations. Often, the caller threatens arrest, demands payment, or directs the reader to...

Tue, 07/25/2017

Parties owing criminal debt, including criminal assessments, restitution, and fines, are now able to make payments online. Please use the button on the home page labeled "Criminal Debt Payments." A...

Tue, 04/18/2017

The court has increased the size limit for any one PDF document from 10 Mb to 35 Mb. Please be aware that ECF may time out if a user attempts to upload multiple attachments at the same time, each approaching the limit of 35 Mb.

Mon, 04/17/2017

The court has updated its policy on electronic transcripts of court proceedings. Parties will no longer be required to file a "Notice of Intent to Request Redactions." Instead, a party who wishes to redact any information, for any reason, must...

Wed, 03/29/2017

The court has recently changed its policy on the use of attorney rooms during trial. The court will now randomly assign rooms to counsel for plaintiff and defendant on the Wednesday before trial.

 

Tue, 03/28/2017

Attorneys can now check the date of their admission to practice in the Western District of Wisconsin by using the attorney lookup feature in CM/ECF.

Tue, 02/14/2017

The court's opinion and order on summary judgment in the matter of The Estate of Tony Robinson v. The City of Madison et al., Case No. 15-cv-502-jdp, is available here.

Tue, 12/20/2016

A three-judge panel of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin has issued an Opinion and Order in case number 15-cv-421-bbc, William Whitford et al. v. Beverly R. Gill  et al. A copy of the opinion and order is...

Wed, 10/26/2016

The Judicial Conference of the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts has approved changes to the miscellaneous fee schedule for the District Court.  As of December 1, 2016, the following fees are changing as noted below.  Please be...

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