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.

Electronic Service Via CM/ECF Without Consent

In anticipation of amendments to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 5(b)(2)(E) scheduled to take effect December 1, 2018, the United States District Court for the Central District of California has amended its Local Rules to eliminate the ability of...

Thanksgiving Day Holiday

On Thursday, November 22, 2018 and Friday, November 23, 2018, the United States District Court, Central District of California, will be closed in recognition of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. Normal service will resume on Monday, November 26, 2018...

Amended Local Rules Effective December 1, 2018

The amended Local Civil Rules and Local Admiralty Rules listed below will become effective December 1, 2018.  Redlined versions of these rules, as well as complete copies of the Local Civil Rules and Local Admiralty Rules that will be effective...

Veterans Day Holiday

On Monday, November 12, 2018, the United States District Court, in Los Angeles, Santa Ana and Riverside, will be closed in recognition of Veterans Day. Normal service will resume on Tuesday, November 13, 2018. ************************** Have a...

Columbus Day Holiday

On Monday, October 8, 2018, 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 9, 2018.     *********************  Have a pleasant...

Changes to Local Rules Proposed to Become Effective December 1, 2018

The Court has preliminarily approved amendments to the local rules listed below.  The proposed effective date is December 1, 2018.  A redline of the proposed changes accompanies the electronic version of this notice and may also be found on the...

Two-hour Closure of Intake, Records and Fiscal Departments on Wednesday, September 26, 2018

On Wednesday, September 26, 2018, the Customer Service Window at the First Street Courthouse as well as the Intake, Records and Fiscal Departments in all three divisions of the Central District of California will be closed from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p....

Labor Day Holiday

On Monday, September 3, 2018, 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 4, 2018.   ********************* Have a pleasant...

Independence Day Holiday

On Wednesday, July 4, 2018, the United States District Court, in Los Angeles, Santa Ana and Riverside, will be closed in recognition of Independence Day.  Normal service will resume on Thursday, July 5, 2018.   *********************  Have a pleasant...

Amended Local Rules Effective June 1, 2018

The amended Local Civil Rules listed below will become effective June 1, 2018.  A redlined version of these rules, as well as a complete copy of the Local Civil Rules that will be effective June 1, 2018, are available on the Court’s website and...

Relocation of Fiscal Department and Human Resources Office

Effective May 11, 2018, the Fiscal Department and Human Resources Office will be permanently relocated from the Spring Street Federal Courthouse, 312 North Spring Street, Los Angeles, California to the Edward R. Roybal Federal Building and U.S....

Memorial Day Holiday

On Monday, May 28, 2018, 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 29, 2018.   ********************************** Have a...

Public Notice of Intent to Consider the Reappointment of United States Magistrate Judge Michael R. Wilner

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 Michael R. Wilner to an additional eight (8) year term. Magistrate Judge Michael R. Wilner’s...

Public Notice of Intent to Consider the Reappointment of United States Magistrate Judge Sheri Pym

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 Sheri Pym to an additional eight (8) year term. Magistrate Judge Sheri Pym’s term expires April...

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...

Changes to Local Rules Proposed to Become Effective June 1, 2018

The Court has preliminarily approved amendments to the local rules listed below. The proposed effective date is June 1, 2018. A redline of the proposed changes accompanies the electronic version of this notice and may also be found on the Court’s...

Attorney Admission and Pro Hac Vice Fees Increase

Effective July 1, 2018, the Schedule of Fees for admission to the Bar of this court will be increased as follows: Lawyers Admitted to the California Bar – Fewer than 3 Years:               $281 Lawyers Admitted to the California Bar – 3 or More...

Relocation of Civil Intake and Records Department

Effective, Monday, February 5, 2018, the Civil Intake and Records Department will be permanently relocated to the Edward R. Roybal Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, 255 East Temple Street, Room 180 (Terrace Level), Los Angeles, California....

Presidents' Day Holiday

On Monday, February 19, 2018, the United States District Court, in Los Angeles, Santa Ana and Riverside, will be closed in recognition of Presidents’ Day. Normal service will resume on Tuesday, February 20, 2018.   ******************************...

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