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Thu, 10/21/2021

Our case administrators are the “face” of the court to much of the public and attorneys who practice in the court. Individuals join this staff position and train on the job. They maintain and process case information; manage the progression of...

Mon, 09/20/2021

Administrative Order Regarding Submission to the Court of Audio and/or Video Content

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Wed, 09/01/2021

AND NOW, this 1st day of September, 2021, due to adverse weather conditions impacting the region; IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, Johnstown Division, will be closed for business...

Fri, 08/27/2021

AND NOW, this 27th day of August, 2021, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED, ADJUDGED AND DECREED THAT Upon the affirmative vote of the Board of Judges, KAREN EARLEY is appointed the Chief Official Court Reporter effective August 30, 2021

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Fri, 08/20/2021

Our case administrators are the “face” of the court to much of the public and attorneys who practice in the court. Individuals join this staff position and train on the job. They maintain and process case information; manage the progression of...

Fri, 08/06/2021

Our Court Reporters maintain the courtroom record and produce transcripts of court proceedings according to strict standards. Highly accurate records and transcripts of court proceedings are critical to the administration of justice.

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Tue, 07/13/2021

The Deputy in Charge performs supervisory work related to the full range of administrative activities at a divisional office of the court. The incumbent serves as the highest-ranking on-site employee of the Clerk’s Office and is a first-line...

Mon, 07/12/2021

September 11, 2021 marks the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the United States of America.  Given the occasion, the Historical Committee of United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, together with the...

Thu, 06/17/2021

WHEREAS, on the afternoon of June 17, 2021 the President of the United States declared June 19th as a federal holiday pursuant to the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act; WHEREAS, June 19, 2021 falls on a Saturday;
WHEREAS, because...

Thu, 06/10/2021

Our Pro Se Law Clerks provide legal advice and assistance to the Court in connection with prisoner petitions and complaints. The Pro Se Law Clerk works primarily on prisoner habeas corpus and civil rights actions, and cases in which a plaintiff...

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