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Posted: Monday, June 15, 2015

The District of Kansas is planning to implement NextGen CM/ECF in August 2015 and will be the first district court to go live with the new version.  For more information on how it impacts attorneys, click here.... more »


Posted: Monday, June 1, 2015

The 2015-2016 Attorney Annual Renewal drive for the United States District Court for the District of Kansas is now open. Attorneys should use the Online Attorney Renewal System (OARS) to complete your renewal by July 1, 2015. OARS is a web based system that allows you to register and pay your annual... more »


Posted: Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Scanned documents present challenges for the court because they are not searchable, cannot be annotated, and hyperlinks are unusable. CLICK HERE for tips on how to convert your document to PDF so that these features are available to the court.... more »


Posted: Friday, April 24, 2015

Please be advised that the U.S. District Court District of Kansas is currently sending out jury qualification questionnaires to 60,000 registered voters in Kansas. This is a process we complete every two years in order to have a pool of qualified jurors who could potentially be called for jury service.... more »


Posted: Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure will likely take effect on December 1, 2015 if approved by the Supreme Court and not vetoed by Congress.  Click here to see the report explaining the proposed amendments.... more »


Posted: Monday, April 13, 2015

The United States District Court for the District of Kansas will be upgrading its CM/ECF software to the Next Generation (NextGen) of CM/ECF in the upcoming months.   Included in this release is new Central Sign-On functionality that will allow you to maintain one account across all courts (appellate,... more »


Posted: Friday, April 10, 2015

The United States District Court for the District of Kansas announces the selection of Gwynne E. Birzer as the next United States Magistrate Judge in Wichita, Kansas. Ms. Birzer holds two degrees from Washburn University; a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice received in 1989 and a Juris Doctor... more »


Posted: Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Beware of letters, e-mails or phone calls telling you that you MUST pay a fine in order to avoid court prosecution! The most recent SCAM notification was sent via e-mail stating "This is to inform you, that you are going to be legally prosecuted into The Court House [sic] within a couple of days." The... more »


Posted: Monday, February 2, 2015

The District of Kansas is proud to host naturalization ceremonies every month at our courthouses, local schools or historic sites.  If you would like to attend a ceremony, the schedule is posted on-line.  All of those petitioning the United States government to become a citizen must first pass... more »


Posted: Monday, December 22, 2014

After more than 21 years of service, U.S. Magistrate Judge Karen M. Humphreys has announced her retirement as of January 31, 2015.  She will continue to carry a full caseload until her successor is selected.  The court will issue a vacancy announcement to fill the position vacated by her retirement. Prior... more »