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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.

July 30, 2019
Judges' hearings calendars and 341 meeting of creditors calendars will be unavailable from Tuesday 7/30/2019 at 5:30 p.m. through Wednesday 7/31/2019 at 7 a.m. for required maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.
July 8, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO – Young people from Alaska, Arizona, California, and Nevada have been selected the winners of the 2019 Ninth Circuit Civics Contest, an educational outreach effort to high school students sponsored by the federal courts. The theme of the 2019 contest was “The 4th Amendment in the 21st Century – What is an ‘Unreasonable Search and Seizure’ in the Digital Age?” Students were challenged to write an essay or produce a short video explaining how Congress and the federal courts have...
July 3, 2019
Attorney wireless internet equipment will be replaced in the Portland office on July 11, 2019. The screen that is displayed when you connect to the network will look slightly different. The orx_attorney network name and the password will remain the same. As a reminder, instructions for how to connect to the wireless network will be available in the courtrooms. Please see the courtroom deputy if you require assistance.
June 14, 2019
The United States Trustee Program is accepting applications for the position of Paralegal Specialist in the Portland, Oregon office.   The application deadline is July 1, 2019.  You may view the job announcement and application procedures by clicking on the following link:  https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/?j=0950
June 4, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO – Preliminary judging has been completed in the 2019 Ninth Circuit Civics Contest for high school students in the western United States, Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands. Congratulations to the finalists who won the local contest sponsored by the United States District Court for the District of Oregon. The essay winners are: 1st place, Olivia Caudell, a senior at West Salem High School in Salem; 2nd place, Rohan Menon, a junior at Westview High School in Portland; and 3rd...
April 26, 2019
The United States Trustee Program is accepting applications for the position of Trial Attorney in the Portland, Oregon office.  The application deadline is Monday, May 13, 2019.  You may view the job announcement and application procedures by clicking on the following link: https://www.justice.gov/legal-careers/job/attorney-93  
March 8, 2019
Automatic adjustments will be made on April 1, 2019, to dollar amounts stated in various provisions of the Bankruptcy Code, one provision in Title 28, seven Official Bankruptcy Forms, and two Director’s Forms.  The adjustments will apply to cases filed on or after April 1, 2019. 11 U.S.C. § 104(a) provides that the Judicial Conference make the adjustments, which are calculated at three-year intervals on the basis of the change in the Consumer Price Index for all Urban Consumers for the most...
February 20, 2019
Electronic Case Filing (ECF), PACER, claims filing (ePOC), financial certificate filing (eFinCert), website calendars for court hearings and 341(a) meetings of creditors, and VCIS will be unavailable on Saturday, February 23, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. so the court may perform maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
January 31, 2019
The court is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Case Administrator in the Portland office.   The court has two openings for this position.  Visit our Employment page for more information and application instructions.
January 16, 2019
Electronic Case Filing (ECF), PACER, claims filing (ePOC) financial certificate filing (eFinCert), website calendars for court hearings and 341(a) meetings of creditors, and VCIS will be unavailable on Friday, January 18, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. so the court may perform maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
January 8, 2019
For the duration of the government shutdown, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Oregon will remain open and continue operations. The court will continue to accept new case filings, receive and process documents and fees, and hear matters. CM/ECF, ePOC, and eFinCert will remain operational to accept electronic filings. The public counter and telephone lines will be open during normal business hours. Section 341 meetings of creditors will be held as scheduled unless further notified.
January 8, 2019
Judges' hearings calendars and 341 meeting of creditors calendars will be unavailable from Friday 1/11/2019 at 6 p.m. through Monday 1/14/2019 at 7 a.m. for required maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.