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.

Wed, 07/08/2020

The U.S. District Court is seeking a probation and pretrial services officer to work in Madison or Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The position is open until filled, with preference given to applications received by July 31, 2020. Click ...

Fri, 06/26/2020

Congress has passed legislation authorizing the use of video and telephone conferencing for criminal events during the COVID-19 emergency.  The District Court has issued an administrative order on this topic, available...

Fri, 06/26/2020

To limit the spread of coronavirus, the court orders that everyone entering the courthouse must wear masks or suitable facial coverings in all public areas of the courthouse. A related administrative order is available...

Thu, 06/18/2020

The U.S. District Court is seeking Open Market price quotes for the provision and installation of carpeting in chambers (RFQ 20-01) and the provision and installation of acoustical wall covering, bench seat reupholstery, and carpeting in...

Mon, 06/15/2020

The July 14, 2020 CVB Arraignment (Central Violations Bureau) has been postponed due COVID-19 and will be held, instead, on August 11, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.

Tue, 05/26/2020

The U.S. District Court is seeking a full-time IT Support Specialist to provide automation and help desk support for judges and court staff in the District Court and the Office of Probation and Pretrial Services. The position is open until filled...

Tue, 03/24/2020

In response to the coronavirus emergency, the court has suspended all jury trials through May 18, 2020. The court has also rescheduled all in-person hearings until after May 18, 2020, subject to case-by-case exceptions justified by extraordinary...

Thu, 03/19/2020

As of March 19, the clerks's office remains open to the public, subject to limitations aimed at maintaining the public health. A full statement is available here....

Wed, 03/18/2020

An updated statement...

Wed, 05/15/2019

Effective May 15, 2019 attorneys may choose to open their own civil cases in the Western District of Wisconsin 24/7 without first having to contact the clerk's office for a shell case. 

 

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