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News & Announcements: 2022

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.

06/30/2022

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Wisconsin will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2022, in observance of Independence Day.  The Court will resume normal operations on Tuesday, July 5, 2022.  CM/ECF will be fully operational and will be accepting electronic filings from registered users.  

06/22/2022

Currently, debtors' attorneys receive the section 341(a) notice by notice of electronic filing (NEF) with the debtor's redacted Social Security number (SSN) [last four digits], and by U.S. Mail through the Bankruptcy Noticing Center (BNC) with the debtor's full SSN [all nine digits]. Effective July 25, 2022, debtors' attorneys will no longer receive the paper copy of the section 341(a) notice currently sent through the U.S. Mail. Instead, the Bankruptcy Noticing Center (BNC) will send debtors' attorneys an email containing a secure hyperlink to the unredacted section 341 notice in lieu of the paper notice. The BNC will send one summary email per day containing hyperlinks to one or more notices (for example, an attorney filing five cases on the same day should expect to receive one email containing hyperlinks to the notices in all five cases). Each hyperlink will provide one free look to the full section 341(a) notice for that case. If you have any questions, please contact the CM/ECF...

06/16/2022

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Wisconsin will be closed on Monday, June 20, 2022, in observance of Juneteenth.  The Court will resume normal operations on Tuesday, June 21, 2022.  CM/ECF will be fully operational and will be accepting electronic filings from registered users.

05/26/2022

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Wisconsin will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2022 for the Memorial Day holiday.  The Court will resume normal operations on Tuesday, May 31, 2022.

05/09/2022

Retired Clerk of Court Marcia Anderson, christened the U.S.S. Beloit in Marinette, Wisconsin this past Saturday.  An article from the Beloit Daily News can be viewed here.  

04/07/2022

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Wisconsin is seeking applicants for the Clerk of Court. Please visit our Employment Opportunities webpage to view the position overview.

04/01/2022

The federal Judiciary has opened the application period for membership in its public user group that provides advice and feedback on ways to improve electronic public access (EPA) services. The EPA Public User Group consists of up to 12 members representing a cross section of people who use  the Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) system to access federal court records, including representatives of the legal sector, commercial enterprises, the media, academia, government agencies, and the public. The application period is open until April 30, 2022. Interested individuals should fill out an application form and submit it to the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (AO). The two-year terms begin on July 1. Additional information can be found here.

02/14/2022

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Wisconsin will be closed on Monday, February 21, 2022, in observance of Washington’s Birthday.  CM/ECF will be fully operational and will be accepting electronic filings from registered users.

01/24/2022

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Wisconsin is accepting applications for two Case Administrator/Courtroom Deputy vacancies. One position will be in Madison and one position in Eau Claire, WI. If you are looking for a challenging career in public service, this is the position for you! We’re seeking a detail oriented, customer service focused person to join our team as a Case Administrator/Courtroom Deputy. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with excellent interpersonal skills who can readily adapt to fast changing priorities in a small-office setting. A legal background is helpful, but is not required. This is a full-time permanent entry-level position. Please visit our Employment Opportunities page to find out more.