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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.

November 29, 2022
Click here for local rule changes effective 12/1/22.  Click here for local form changes effective 12/1/22—a link to revision notes that characterize the form changes is found under the list of recently revised forms. The new forms may be used...
November 16, 2022
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Oregon CM/ECF, judges' hearing calendars, and 341 meeting calendars will be unavailable from 7:00 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022 to 7:00 a.m. Monday, Nov, 21, 2022.  We apologize for any inconvenience.
October 18, 2022
The Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit invites applications from highly qualified candidates for a Bankruptcy Judgeship for the Southern District of California. This position is available immediately, however, the selection process may take up to 18 months to complete. The official duty station for this position is San Diego, California. The term of office is 14 years with a possible renewal appointment subject to reappointment procedures. The current salary is $205,528 per annum....
October 7, 2022
Chief Judge Thomas M. Renn is currently recruiting for a Term Law Clerk in the Eugene office. Visit our Employment page for more information and application instructions.
October 6, 2022
Pay.gov services for the the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Oregon will be unavailable from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. PST on Saturday, October 15, 2022.  We apologize for any inconvenience.
September 21, 2022
Proposed changes to the Local Bankruptcy Rules (LBRs) and Local Bankruptcy Forms (LBFs) have been posted for review.  If adopted, these rule and form changes will be effective December 1, 2022. Comments on the proposed changes are invited and must be submitted by October 28, 2022.  Click here and select "Local Rules and Forms Comments" from the...
August 18, 2022
Pay.gov services for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Oregon will be unavailable from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 20, 2022.  We apologize for any inconvenience. 
August 4, 2022
Judge Peter C. McKittrick is accepting applications for a Term Law Clerk. Visit our Employment page for more information and application instructions.
June 21, 2022
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Oregon CM/ECF, judges' hearing calendars, and 341 meeting calendars will be unavailable from 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 25, 2022 to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 26, 2022.  We apologize for any inconvenience.
June 3, 2022
To further the goal of casting a wide net to attract the broadest possible pool of qualified applicants to serve as federal judges, the Judicial Conference Committees on the Administration of the Bankruptcy System and Magistrate Judges System present their national diversity event Roadways to the Bench: Who Me? A Bankruptcy or Magistrate Judge? The event is scheduled for Monday, April 3, 2023. The time will be announced as we get closer to the event date.  Interested lawyers and law students...
April 4, 2022
General Order (G.O.) No. 22-1, which rescinds G.O. 20-4, has been issued and posted on the court’s website.  G.O. 20-4 adopted interim revisions to Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 1020 that implemented provisions of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act which have now expired.
March 30, 2022
The court is making changes to events for filing reaffirmation agreements that will go live on April 4, 2022. The current "Reaffirmation Agreement with Atty Certification" and "Reaffirmation Agreement without Atty Certification" events are being retired and replaced with an event that will simply be named "Reaffirmation Agreement."  So, including the menu path and forms parenthetical, the new event will be: Bankruptcy > Miscellaneous > Reaffirmation Agreement [OF 427 & an agreement,...
March 24, 2022
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Oregon CM/ECF, judges' hearing calendars, and 341 meeting calendars will be unavailable from 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 31, 2022.  We apologize for any inconvenience.
March 22, 2022
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Oregon CM/ECF, judges' hearing calendars, and 341 meeting calendars will be unavailable from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 27, 2022.  We apologize for any inconvenience.
March 18, 2022
The Ninth Circuit has extended the deadline for the 2022 Ninth Circuit Civics Contest. Entries must now be submitted by 11:59 p.m. PST on March 28, 2022. This year's theme is The First Amendment and the Schoolhouse Gate:  Students Free Speech Rights. The essay and video contest is open to high school students in the Western United States and Pacific Islands. Students must reside in the State of Oregon to enter the local contest. For more information, see this year's...
March 17, 2022
Automatic adjustments will be made on April 1, 2022, to dollar amounts stated in various provisions of the Bankruptcy Code, one provision in Title 28, seven Official Bankruptcy Forms which contain adjusted dollar amounts, the Instructions for Individual and Non-Indvidual Debtors, two Director’s Forms which include dollar amounts, and one set of instructions for a Director's Form which includes a dollar amount.  The adjustments will apply to cases filed on or after April 1, 2022. Section 104 of...
March 12, 2022
Services to the CM/ECF system have been restored. E-filers may discontinue use of the public document upload. We appreciate your patience during this service outage. 
March 11, 2022
We are currently experiencing a CM/ECF outage for PACER users. We do not have an estimated timeframe as to when services will be restored. CM/ECF e-filers are encouraged to use the court's public document upload system during this outage. 
March 8, 2022
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Oregon CM/ECF, judges' hearing calendars, and 341 meeting calendars will be unavailable from 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 9, 2022.  We apologize for any inconvenience.
March 4, 2022
Proposed changes to the Local Bankruptcy Rules (LBRs) have been posted for review.  If adopted, these rule changes will be effective March 14, 2022. Comments on the proposed changes are invited and must be submitted by March 11, 2022.  Click here and select "Local Rules and Forms Comments" from the "Category" list to submit comments.
February 25, 2022
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Oregon CM/ECF, judges' hearing calendars, and 341 meeting calendars will be unavailable from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 27, 2022.  We apologize for any inconvenience.
February 16, 2022
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Oregon CM/ECF, judges' hearing calendars, and 341 meeting calendars will be unavailable from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 20, 2022.  We apologize for any inconvenience.