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News & Announcements

This page lists news and announcements released by the court for the current year. You can also access previous News & Announcements using the Archive box.

January 20, 2018
Despite a government shutdown, the federal judiciary will remain open and can continue operations for approximately three weeks, through February 9, by using court fee balances and other funds not dependent on a new appropriation. Hearings will be held as scheduled and the Clerk's Office will maintain its usual business hours.
January 17, 2018
Installment payments for chapter 7, 11, and 13 filing fees may now be made online with a credit card, debit card, or via ACH by using the Online Payment Form.  This form cannot be used for Chapter 13 plan payments to the trustee. You can also use this form to pay fees associated with copies of documents.  Please call the clerk's office at 503-326-1500 or 541-431-4000 to verify the fee amount.  Click...
January 3, 2018
Judge Thomas M. Renn is now accepting applications for the full-time position of Judicial Assistant.  This position is in Eugene and will be available April 2, 2018. Visit our Employment page for more information and application procedures.
January 2, 2018
An essay and video contest open to high school students in the western United States and Pacific Islands. Entries accepted beginning February 1, 2018. Deadline for entries is April 1, 2018. CASH PRIZES for Winners of the Essay and Video Competitions:    1st place: $2,000*   2nd place: $1,000   3rd place: $500 *Plus!  Travel and accommodations to attend the 2018 Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference in Anaheim, California Contest rules, entry instructions, and more information is available at:...