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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.


 

 

February 10, 2015

 
Beginning at 8am EST on Saturday, February 14 the Electronic Filing system for the Western District of Michigan will be unavailable for system maintenance.  The system will again be available at 8am on Tuesday, February 17.  We apologize...

February 1, 2015

 
The Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo and Lansing offices of the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan will be closed Monday, February 2 due to inclement weather.  The Marquette office is currently still scheduled to be...

January 5, 2015

 

The Judicial Conference of the United States has authorized the appointment of a full-time United States Magistrate Judge for the Western District of Michigan at Grand Rapids, Michigan. ...

November 18, 2014

Due to inclement weather, the Grand Rapids offices of the United States District Court & Probation/Pretrial will be closed today, Tuesday, November 18 until noon.  The Kalamazoo offices will be closed until 10am.  The Lansing and Marquette...

November 12, 2014

 
The United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan will perform network upgrades between 6pm and 7pm on Wednesday, November 12.  The court's electronic filing system (CM/ECF) may be unavailable for a few minutes during...

September 26, 2014

The Court will be closed for regular business on November 28, 2014, and December 26, 2014. All District Court filings due on November 28, 2014, and December 26, 2014, will be accepted as timely on Monday, December 1, 2014, and Monday, December 29...

August 4, 2014

 
Administrative Order 14-064:  Regarding Magistrate Judge Phillip J. Green and the reassignment of certain cases and the District Judge-Magistrate Judge...

July 31, 2014

As of June 26, the Western District of Michigan has a re-designed web site.  Please contact us for assistance or to answer any questions regarding the site.  Thank you!

July 30, 2014

 

Although we are not aware of activity in the Western District of Michigan, a number of district courts around the country have reported today that citizens in their districts are being targeted by a juror "phishing" email.  "Phishing"...

July 15, 2014

 
The Federal Courts' Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) system will undergo maintence between 7pm EDT on August 7 and 6am EDT on August 11.  During this time, certain functions will be unavailable intermittently and all of...

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