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.

Public Notice of Intent to Consider the Reappointment of United States Magistrate Judge Suzanne H. Segal

Notice is hereby given that a panel of citizens has been established to submit a recommendation to the Court regarding the matter of the reappointment of Suzanne H. Segal to an additional eight (8) year term. The current term of Magistrate Judge...

Public Notice of Intent to Consider the Reappointment of United States Magistrate Judge Louise A. LaMothe

Notice is hereby given that a panel of citizens has been established to submit a recommendation to the Court regarding the matter of the reappointment of Louise A. LaMothe to an additional four (4) year term. The current term of Magistrate Judge...

Public Notice of Intent to Consider the Reappointment of United States Magistrate Judge Paul L. Abrams

Notice is hereby given that a panel of citizens has been established to submit a recommendation to the Court regarding the matter of the reappointment of Paul L. Abrams to an additional eight (8) year term. The current term of Magistrate Judge Paul...

Memorial Day Holiday

On Monday, May 29, 2017, the United States District Court, in Los Angeles, Santa Ana and Riverside, will be closed in recognition of Memorial Day. Normal service will resume on Tuesday, May 30, 2017.   **********************************Have a...

Recruitment Notice for Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Trial Attorney Panel

THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT TRIAL ATTORNEY PANEL

Seeking Applications: Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference Lawyer Representatives

The United States District Court, Central District of California, is currently accepting applications from qualified individuals interested in serving as Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference Lawyer Representatives.  The selected Lawyer Representatives...

John Early Appointed as United States Magistrate Judge for the Central District of California

The United States District Court for the Central District of California announces the appointment of John Early as a United States Magistrate Judge.  Judge Early, who was sworn in on February 22, 2017, will sit in Santa Ana, the Court’s Southern...

Attorney Admission Fee Increase

Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1914(b), the Judicial Conference of the United States approved several changes to the district court miscellaneous fee schedule, effective December 1, 2016.  One of the changes is the fee for original admission of attorneys...

Public Notice of Intent to Consider the Reappointment of United States Magistrate Judge John E. McDermott

Public Notice of Intent to Consider the Reappointment of United States Magistrate Judge John E. McDermott Notice is hereby given that a panel of citizens has been established to submit a recommendation to the Court regarding the matter of the...

Public Notice of Intent to Consider the Reappointment of United States Magistrate Judge Patrick J. Walsh

Public Notice of Intent to Consider the Reappointment of United States Magistrate Judge Patrick J. Walsh Notice is hereby given that a panel of citizens has been established to submit a recommendation to the Court regarding the matter of the...

Presidents' Day Holiday

On Monday, February 20, 2017, the United States District Court for the Central District of California will be closed in recognition of Presidents’ Day. Normal service will resume on Tuesday, February 21, 2017...

Passing of the Honorable Robert J. Timlin

Chief Judge Virginia A. Phillips announced the passing of Senior District Judge Robert J. Timlin on January 18, 2017.  Judge Timlin was 84 years old.

Closure of Main St. Entrance (Los Angeles)

Due to the ongoing move of judges and personnel of the United States District Court for the Central District of California out of the United States Courthouse located at 312 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles, California, one of the two public entrances...

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

On Monday, January 16, 2017, the United States District Court, in Los Angeles, Santa Ana and Riverside, will be closed in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday.  Normal service will resume on Tuesday, January 17, 2017.

2016 Holiday Schedule

On Friday, December 23, 2016 and Friday, December 30, 2016, the Clerk’s Office in Los Angeles (Intake Sections located in the Spring St. Courthouse and the Roybal Federal building), Santa Ana and Riverside, will be open on a limited basis only. ...

Thanksgiving Day Holiday

On Thursday, November 24, 2016, the United States District Court, Central District of California, will be closed in recognition of the Thanksgiving Day holiday.  On Friday, November 25, 2016, the Court will not be open, except for emergency matters...

Changes to the District Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule

Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1914(b), the Judicial Conference of the United States approved several changes to the district court miscellaneous fee schedule, effective December 1, 2016.  The amended Schedule of Fees will be available on the Court’s...

Amended Local Rules Effective December 1, 2016

Amended Local Rules Effective December 1, 2016 The amended Local Civil Rules and Local Criminal Rules listed below will become effective December 1, 2016. Redlined versions of these rules, as well as complete copies of the Local Civil Rules and...

Veterans Day Holiday

On Friday, November 11, 2016, the United States District Court, Central District of California, will be closed in recognition of Veterans Day.  Normal service will resume on Monday, November 14, 2016.   Kiry K. Gray Clerk of Court

Opening of New 1st Street Courthouse

Effective Monday, November 7, 2016, the new federal courthouse located at 350 West 1st Street, Los Angeles, California, will be open for business.  Please refer to the court’s website at http://www.cacd.uscourts.gov/judges-schedules-procedures for...

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