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Posted: Monday, December 22, 2014

The Judicial Conference of the United States has authorized the appoint­ment of a United States Magistrate Judge for the District of Kansas at Wichita, Kansas. The duties of the position are demanding and wide-ranging: 1) con­duct of most preliminary proceedings in criminal cases; 2) trial and disposi­tion... more »


Posted: Tuesday, December 16, 2014

The District of New Mexico is seeking a Federal Public Defender. Please see the attached notice for more information.  ... more »


Posted: Monday, November 24, 2014

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Kansas gives notice of proposed Local Rules of Practice and Procedure. Interested persons, whether or not members of the bar, are invited to submit comments on the proposed local rules addressed to the Clerk of the United States Bankruptcy Court... more »


Posted: Friday, November 21, 2014

Several changes to U.S. Courts’ Miscellaneous Fee Schedules, including two bankruptcy fee adjustments, will take effect Dec. 1, under amendments approved in September by the Judicial Conference of the United States. Scheduled changes to the Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous... more »


Posted: Thursday, November 6, 2014


Posted: Monday, September 22, 2014

PUBLIC NOTICE RE: REQUEST FOR COMMENT ON PROPOSED LOCAL RULES AMENDMENTS The deadline for providing comments is October 15, 2014 The United States Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the Tenth Circuit has proposed amendments to its Local Rules and has posted its proposals for public notice and comment... more »


Posted: Monday, August 18, 2014

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, and Criminal Rules have proposed amendments to their respective rules and forms, and requested that the proposals be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment. The following proposed amendments were approved for... more »


Posted: Thursday, February 13, 2014

The hourly pay rates for lawyers who represent indigent defendants in federal criminal cases, which were temporarily reduced last year, have been restored, effective March 1, 2014. In an emergency move last August, the Executive Committee of the Judicial Conference of the United States reduced... more »


Posted: Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Be aware of a scam that involves a fictitious arrest warrant on a criminal charge sent to an individual, offering a chance to avoid arrest through the payment of a specific amount. While these scams are more prevalent in state and county courts, this particular scheme has occurred in the Western District... more »


Posted: Thursday, September 5, 2013

LinkBuilder is a new program that allows attorneys to create hyperlinks easily and efficiently.  LinkBuilder is an add-in for Word that automates the creation of cross-document hyperlinks between filings in the federal court's CM/ECF system.  This handy tool was originally envisioned and developed... more »