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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.
September 20, 2023
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, 2023. Comments on the proposed changes are invited and must be submitted by October 20, 2023. Click here and select "Local Rules and Forms Comments" from the "...
September 14, 2023
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, January 16, 2023. We apologize for any inconvenience.
September 5, 2023
Judge Peter McKittrick is currently recruiting for a Term Law Clerk. Visit our Employment page for more information and application instructions.
August 4, 2023
Beginning Monday August 7, 2023, the Eugene divisional office of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court the for the District of Oregon will be open from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday, except on federal holidays.
June 16, 2023
Retired United States Bankruptcy Judge Randall (Randy) Lawson Dunn, District of Oregon, died at home on June 7, 2023. Judge Dunn was known for his quick wit and keen intellect. Before, during, and after his service as a judge, he maintained an infectious laugh that endeared him to others. Judge Dunn was originally appointed on Feb. 1, 1998, and was reappointed on Feb. 1, 2012. He was appointed to the Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel (BAP) in 2006 and reappointed to the BAP in 2013. He...
June 6, 2023
CM/ECF, judges’ hearings calendars, and 341 meeting of creditor calendars will be unavailable from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m on Wednesday, June 7, 2023 for required maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.
April 18, 2023
Judges' hearings calendars and 341 meeting of creditors calendars on the court's public website will not be updated on Wednesday, April 19, 2023 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. due to required maintenance. These calendars will remain visible but will not be automatically updated during this time. Normal calendar updates on the court's website will resume at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 20, 2023. The ChapMobile application will not be affected by this maintenance. ...
April 6, 2023
CM/ECF and Court Calendars Unavailable from 6:00 p.m. Friday 4/28/2023 to 11:59 p.m. Sunday 4/30/2023
CM/ECF, judges’ hearings calendars, and 341 meeting of creditor calendars will be unavailable from 6:00 p.m. on Friday, April 28, 2023 to 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, April 30, 2023 for required maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.
March 15, 2023
CM/ECF and Court Calendars Unavailable from 3:00 p.m. Friday 3/24/2023 to 11:59 p.m. Monday 3/27/2023
CM/ECF, judges' hearings calendars, and 341 meeting of creditor calendars will be unavailable from 3:00 p.m. on Friday, March 24, 2023 to 11:59 p.m. on Monday, March 27, 2023 for required maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.
February 2, 2023
To further the goal of attracting the broadest possible pool of qualified applicants to serve as federal judges, the Judicial Conference Commitees 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? Monday, April 3, 2023, 12:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m. Two Locations:Hatfield United States Courthouse, Jury Room 1000 SW Third Ave., PortlandMorse United States Courthouse, Jury Room...
January 5, 2023
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, January 5, 2023. We apologize for any inconvenience.
January 3, 2023
The 28th Amendment to the United States Constitution: What Should Our Next Amendment Be? The United States Constitution has three main functions. It creates a national government consisting of three branches—executive, legislative, and judicial. It divides governmental powers between the federal government and the states. It also protects individual liberties from the government. Since the Constitution was ratified in 1789, more than 12,000 amendments have been proposed and many remain pending...