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, 02/01/2024

The Office of U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services for the Western District of Wisconsin is seeking a Probation and Pretrial Services Officer to work in Madison, Wisconsin.

The position is open until filled with preference given to...

Fri, 01/12/2024

The U.S. District Court, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, and Office of U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services will be closed on Monday, January 15, 2024, in observance of the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Fri, 12/01/2023

The Judicial Conference of the United States has approved changes to the district court fee schedule effective December 1, 2023.

Wed, 11/15/2023

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin will be closed on Friday, November 24, 2023. This closure is in addition to the federal holiday of Thursday, November 23, 2023. Any matter previously set for November 24, 2023 is...

Mon, 11/06/2023

The U.S. District Court, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, and the office of U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services will be closed for Veterans Day on Friday, November 10, 2023.

Wed, 10/04/2023

The U.S. District Court, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, and the office of U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services will be closed for Columbus Day on Monday, October 9, 2023.

Thu, 09/14/2023

The Judicial Conference of the United States has approved new transcript fee rates, effective October 1, 2023. On December 1, 2023, the fee for filing...

Wed, 06/14/2023

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin will be closed on Monday, July 3, 2023. This closure is in addition to the federal holiday of July 4, 2023. Any matter previously set for July 3, 2023, is continued to July 5, 2023, or...

Tue, 06/13/2023

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin will be closed on Monday, June 19, 2023, for Juneteenth National Independence Day. This a legal holiday for purposes of Rule 6 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and any other...

Wed, 06/07/2023

Magistrate Judge Stephen L. Crocker has announced that he will retire from the federal bench in early 2024 after 32 years of service to the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin. An announcement concerning Magistrate...

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