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The mission of the
United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
is to preserve and enhance the rule of law while providing an impartial and accessible forum for the just, timely and economical resolution of legal proceedings within the court’s jurisdiction, so as to protect individual rights and liberties, promote public trust and confidence in the judicial system, and to maintain judicial independence.

The Court offers many programs and services in support of this mission.


Alternative Dispute Resolution – ADR
Community Outreach
Electronic Discovery Information - EDSM 
Expedited Civil Litigation
Judicial Conduct & Disability
Patent Information
Probation & Pretrial Services Community Resources
Reference Materials
Unclaimed Funds