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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.

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...

08/09/2019

Due to technical difficulties, the Eau Claire divisional office will be closed for the remainder of the day. We expect to resume normal operations at 8:00 a.m. tomorrow morning.  The court will remain open for electronic filing and phone inquiries....

08/07/2019

Starting September 3rd, there will be no visitor surface-lot parking due to the construction of a hotel in the parking lot behind 780-740 Regent Street.  The nearest Public Parking Ramp is the UW 21 North Park Street Garage (UW Lot 29), which can be...

06/26/2019

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Wisconsin is seeking a senior level executive to serve as Clerk of Court. Please visit our Employment Opportunites page to view the vacancy announcement.

06/26/2019

The Clerk’s Office (Madison and Eau Claire) will be closed to all individuals filing documents and pleadings in-person on Friday, June 28, 2019, to enable staff to attend a district-wide training program.  Documents and pleadings that must be filed...

06/19/2019

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Wisconsin will be closed on Thursday July 4, 2019 and Friday July 5, 2019, in celebration of the Fourth of July holiday. The Court will resume normal operations on Monday July 8, 2019.

05/13/2019

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Wisconsin will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2019, in observance of Memorial Day. The Court will resume normal operations on Tuesday, May 28, 2019.

04/29/2019

The Milwaukee Office of the United States Trustee is seeking applicants to fill a trial attorney position.  The position is open through 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7th, 2019. The job announcement and application can be viewed at the following link...

04/24/2019

The U.S. Department of Justice, United States Trustees Program (USTP) is now seeking applicants to fill two positions for Trial Attorneys in Region 11, Madison, Wisconsin.  The deadline for applying is Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. ...