You are here

News & Announcements

Wed, 05/29/2019

It appearing that a priority for the federal courts is increasing the public's understanding of the work of the federal courts in securing equal justice under law, AND it further appearing that this mission will be enhanced by magnifying this...

Tue, 05/21/2019

The United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania is pleased to announce that its Board of Judges has designated Patricia L. Dodge to serve as a United States Magistrate Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania. Ms....

Thu, 05/16/2019

Acting U.S. Marshal Michael D. Baughman, Western District of Pennsylvania, wishes to alert the community of fraudulent activity involving jury service.

Please see the attached advisory for additional information ...

Wed, 04/10/2019


For more information, see attached Order here.

Wed, 04/03/2019

Courtroom technology training seminars for attorneys, paralegals, and other support staff will continue to be offered throughout 2019.

For more information, click ...

Tue, 04/02/2019

Please join us for an exciting accounting by the Honorable Jeffery A. Deller, United States Bankruptcy Judge regarding the history of the Bankruptcy Court and its predecessors in the Western District of Pennsylvania.

For more information,...

Fri, 03/22/2019

Our Courtroom Deputies assist judges in processing and managing court proceedings in an orderly fashion and manage a judge’s caseload. Efficient court operations help create positive public impressions about our federal courts. 

For more...

Fri, 03/01/2019

For Immediate Release: February 14, 2019

Toomey and Casey Accepting Applications for Western District of PA Judicial Vacancies


Fri, 02/22/2019

Tentative Selection of John T. Dorsey and Karen B. Owens

For more information, click on Public Notice


Thu, 02/14/2019

The current term of office of the Honorable Jeffery A. Deller, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is due to expire on October 5, 2019. The United States Court of Appeals for the...