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     Office of the Clerk                                                                                                       

Thomas L. Dorwin,  Clerk of Court

Public Hours:    8:30am - 4:30pm

Phone Hours:    8:30am - 4:30pm

Hours of Filing:

The Court shall be in continuous session for transacting judicial business on all business days throughout the year. The Electronic Case Filing System (ECF) is available twenty-four hours a day.


Grand Rapids Clerk's Office (616) 456-2381
Electronic Filing HelpDesk (616) 456-2206 or (800) 290-2742
Lansing Clerk's Office (517) 377-1559
Kalamazoo Clerk's Office (269) 337-5706
Marquette Clerk's Office (906) 226-2021


     Court Holidays                                                                                                            

The United States District Court will be closed for the following holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday (third Monday in January)
  • President's Day (third Monday in February)
  • Memorial Day (last Monday in May)
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day (first Monday in September)
  • Columbus Day (second Monday in October)
  • Veteran's Day
  • Thanksgiving (fourth Thursday in November)
  • Christmas Day

Note:  Whenever one of the holidays falls on a Sunday, the following Monday is treated as the holiday and whenever a holiday occurs on a Saturday, the Friday immediately before is treated as the holiday.