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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.

12/05/2019

The Western District of Wisconsin is seeking a talented IT Security Officer to serve the Bankruptcy and District Courts as well as the Probation and Pretrial Services office. The successful applicant’s office may be located in either Madison or Eau...

12/02/2019

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Wisconsin is pleased to announce the selection of Lara Wild as clerk of court. The appointment is effective December 1, 2019. Ms. Wild replaces Marcia Anderson, who retired last week with over...

11/27/2019

Due to inclement weather, the Eau Claire divisional office will be closed today for in-person filings. The Madison divisional office will be open its normal hours, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  The court will remain open for electronic filing and phone...

11/18/2019

The Western District of WIsconsin U.S. Bankruptcy Court will be closed on Thursday, November 28, 2019 and Friday, November 29, 2019 for the Thanksgiving holiday.  The Court will resume normal operations on Monday, December 2nd, 2019.

11/14/2019

Clerk of Court Marcia Anderson was one of ten recipients of the prestigious 2019 Director’s Award, which recognizes outstanding performance, innovation, and dedication by employees throughout the Judiciary each year. The recipients were nominated...

11/01/2019

SOLICITATION OF APPLICANTS TO SERVE AS SUBCHAPTER V TRUSTEES             The United States Department of Justice, Office of the United States Trustee seeks resumes from persons wishing to be considered for inclusion in a pool of trustees who may be...

10/24/2019

On February 19, 2020, the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019, P.L. 116-54 (SBRA) will go into effect – long before the normal three-year rules amendment process runs its course. As a temporary measure, the Advisory Committee on Bankruptcy...

10/10/2019

The Western District of Wisconsin U.S. Bankruptcy Court's Madison and Eau Claire offices will be closed on Monday, October 14, 2019, for Columbus Day. The Court will resume normal operations on Tuesday, October 15, 2019.

08/26/2019

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Wisconsin will be closed on Monday September 2nd, 2019 in celebration of the Labor Day holiday. The Court will resume normal operations on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019.

08/20/2019

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Evidence Rules have proposed amendments to Appellate Rules: 3, 6, 42, and Forms 1 and 2, Bankruptcy Rules: 2005, 3007, 7007.1 and 9036, and Civil Rule: 7.1, and have...