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Court Operations During Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak

The court is committed to continuing to provide service to the public as we move through the final stages our COVID-19 recovery plan. The court is taking the following actions to protect individuals involved in bankruptcy cases, as well as court employees, from transmission of the virus:

Eugene Clerk's Office

Effective Monday, May 8, 2023, the clerk's office in Eugene is open to the public from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Monday - Friday. A drop box is available in the public lobby of the Wayne L. Morse United States Courthouse; however, to minimize travel, the public is strongly encouraged to use the other methods for filing documents and making payments listed below.

Portland Clerk's Office

The clerk's office in Portland will continue to provide services during normal business hours as follows:

  • A court clerk is available to review and file documents and accept all forms of payment, please follow the directions posted on the right counter window to obtain assistance.
  • If you choose to leave your documents or payment in the provided drop box without review from a court clerk, your documents may be returned to you unfiled if certain requirements are not met. To leave documents in the drop box, please follow the posted instructions.
  • A variety of forms are available in the lobby and online.
  • A public computer is available for free access to the court's case information database and intake.

Filing Documents and Claims

If you need to file a bankruptcy petition on an emergency basis (for example, to stop an imminent foreclosure), please contact the clerk's office at 503-326-1500 or 541-431-4000.

Parties without an attorney may file documents as follows:

  • Use the Public Document Upload system available on the court's website.
  • Fax documents, along with a cover page that includes the filer's phone number and email address, to 1-213-401-1577.
  • Mail to the Portland office.
  • Creditors may file proofs of claim, amended claims, and withdrawals of claims online using ePOC.

To avoid duplicate filings, please use only one of the methods above for filing a case or document.

Making Payments

Requesting Documents

Request copies of bankruptcy papers via the court's email contact form.

If you have questions or concerns about filing or requesting documents, or making payments, please call the clerk at 503-326-1500 or 541-431-4000.

341 Meeting of Creditors

If you need to reschedule a meeting of creditors due to illness or COVID-19 exposure, contact the trustee listed on the Notice of Bankruptcy Case.

341 meetings of creditors in chapter 7, 12, and 13 cases will be held via telephone or video. 

Use the following call-in information assigned to the trustee to attend a creditor meeting.

  • Information about debtor identification for telephonic 341 meetings can be found here.
  • Trustee email addresses may be found here.
Trustee Phone Number Passcode
Kenneth Eiler 877-973-0239 5214556
Amy Mitchell 877-951-4930 4728210
Rudy Camacho 877-597-9149 5954429
Wayne Godare 877-950-0256 6464616
Virginia Burdette 877-660-4523 7627512
Candace Amborn 877-260-5738 1490579
Jeanne Huffman 877-711-0954 4081510
Vanesa Pancic 877-783-9040 6734492
Naliko Markel 877-669-1679 9393425
U.S. Trustee 866-564-0532 8835427


Hearing options are determined by the presiding judge in each case.  Information about participating in a hearing via telephone and via video is available under the Hearings heading.

For telephone hearings, the telephone lines will be open for all hearings, and participants who appear by phone do not need to submit a written request.