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News & Announcements

Check this page or the News and Announcements box on the homepage for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.



November 3, 2016

If you have an election related case filing between the hours of 5:00 and 9:00 pm on Tuesday, November 8, please contact 616-456-2381 for filing instructions.

September 30, 2016

Clerks office will be closed on November 25th (day after Thanksgiving) and December 23rd 

February 10, 2016

Any reference by a registered attorney to a portion of the record in which it is to be electronically filed shall be made by reference to the PageID identified thereon, following the Court's cite form.  See...

February 8, 2016



The current term of office of United States Magistrate Judge Ellen S....

January 13, 2016

Please see the Announcement of Thomas L. Dorwin as the new Clerk of Court for the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan

October 1, 2015

Petitions for admission, electronic filing registration forms and attorney admission fee payments are presented to the Western District of Michigan through an electronic process. Requests and fee payments for certificates of good standing and...