Notices from the Clerk

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.

Criminal Duty Calendar (Administrative Days - November 28, December 24 and December 31, 2014

Criminal Duty (Bench and Document Duty) will be in Los Angeles Only The cut-off time to place a defendant on the criminal duty calendar on Friday, November 28, 2014, Wednesday, December 24, 2014 and Wednesday, December 31, 2014, will be 11:00 a.m. ...

Change to the Miscellaneous Fee Schedule Effective December 1, 2014

Effective December 1, 2014, the Schedule of Fees for services provided by the Court will be amended to include the $25 processing fee that has long been assessed for each violation notice processed through the Central Violations Bureau.  Though...

Change in Deadline to File Satisfaction of Bond Documents

Beginning November 17, 2014, the deadline for filing documents to satisfy bond conditions will change from 4:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Documents should be filed in the Western District at Criminal Intake, located in the Edward R. Roybal Federal Building...

Thanksgiving Day Holiday

On Thursday, November 27, 2014, the United States District Court, Central District of California, will be closed in recognition of the Thanksgiving Day Holiday.   On Friday, November 28, 2014, the Court will not be open, except for criminal duty in...

Attorneys Required to File New Civil Actions Electronically, Effective December 1, 2014

Beginning December 1, 2014, attorneys filing new civil actions will be required by amended Local Rule 3-2 to file their case-initiating document(s) electronically, using the Court’s Case Management/Electronic Case Filing System (CM/ECF), unless...

Amended Local Rules Effective December 1, 2014

The new and amended Local Civil Rules and Local Criminal Rules listed below will become effective December 1, 2014. Redlined versions of these rules, as well as complete copies of the Local Civil Rules and Local Criminal Rules that will be...

Veteran's Day Holiday

On Tuesday, November 11, 2014, the United States District Court, Central District of California, will be closed in recognition of Veteran’s Day.  Normal service will resume on Wednesday, November 12, 2014. Have a pleasant and safe holiday. Terry...

Columbus Day Holiday

On Monday, October 13, 2014, the United States District Court, in Los Angeles, Santa Ana and Riverside, will be closed in recognition of Columbus Day.  Normal service will resume on Tuesday, October 14, 2014...

Public Notice of Intent to Consider the Reappointment of U.S. Magistrate Judge Rosenberg

Public Notice of Intent to Consider the Reappointment ofUnited States Magistrate JudgeAlicia G. Rosenberg (March 12, 2015) Notice is hereby given that a panel of citizens has been established to submit a recommendation to the Court regarding the...

Changes to Local Rules Proposed to Become Effective December 1, 2014

Changes to Local Rules Proposed to Become Effective December 1, 2014 The Court has preliminarily approved the new and amended Local Civil and Criminal Rules that accompany this notice. The proposed effective date for these rules is December 1, 2014...

Labor Day Holiday Notice

On Monday, September 1, 2014, the United States District Court, in Los Angeles, Santa Ana and Riverside, will be closed in recognition of Labor Day.  Normal service will resume on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 Have a pleasant and safe holiday. Terrry...

CVB Online Traffic School Request

On Monday, July 14, 2014, the Central District of California will launch an exciting new pilot program in the Eastern Division – the first program of its kind in the nation. The new program will allow individuals who receive tickets for traffic...

Independence Day Holiday Notice

On Friday, July 4, 2014, the United States District Court, Central District of California, in Los Angeles, Santa Ana and Riverside, will be closed in recognition of Independence Day.  Normal service will resume Monday, July 7, 2014. Have a pleasant...

New and Amended Local Civil Rules and Local Criminal Rules

Amended Local Rules Effective June 1, 2014

Memorial Day Holiday

On Monday, May 26, 2014, 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 27, 2014. Have a pleasant and safe holiday. Terry Nafisi...

Recruitment Notice for Criminal Justice Act Trial Attorney Panel

The Criminal Justice Act Trial Attorney Panel

Updated Notice from the Clerk Re: Applications for 9th Circuit Judicial Conference Lawyer Representatives

The United States District Court, Central District of California is seeking applications from qualified individuals interested in serving as Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference Lawyer Representatives. Interested persons should complete the application...

Notice from the Clerk Re: Applications for 9th Circuit Judicial Conference Lawyer Representatives

The United States District Court, Central District of California is seeking applications from qualified individuals interested in serving as Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference Lawyer Representatives. Interested persons should complete the application...

Disbarment of Attorney Arshak Bartoumian

  Pursuant to Local Rule 83-3.1.4, the Clerk posts this notice that attorney Arshak Bartoumian (California State Bar #210370) has been disbarred from the practice of law before this Court, effective February 27, 2014.  See In re Bartoumian, 14-cv-...

Attorney Case-Opening Pilot Project

The Court has expanded the Attorney Case-Opening Pilot Project, which allows for the electronic filing of new civil cases. Beginning February 18, 2014, attorneys may file almost all new civil cases online, using the Court’s CM/ECF System. Under the ...

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