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News & Announcements: January, 2021

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.

Tue, 11/23/2021
Please review the current job vacancy for a Docket Clerk.  Priority consideration gvien to applications received by December 10, 2021.  The United States District is an Equal Opportunity Employer...
Fri, 08/06/2021
On August 6, 2021, the Court modified COVID-19 related Standing Orders 12 and 15. Please refer to the Court’s...
Tue, 08/03/2021
On September 8, 2021 at noon, the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of North Carolina will be hosting a one hour free virtual ethics CLE “Noble Profession: Fulfilling Your Ethical Responsibilities of Pro...
Tue, 06/15/2021
Local Civil Rule 83.9d has been modified to specify that notices regarding selection of mediator should be filed electronically via CM/ECF. This change is effective June 21, 2021. Two new CM/ECF event codes have been created: Notice of Selection of...
Fri, 05/28/2021
On May 27, 2021, the Court modified Standing Order 18 relating to procedures for the filing, service, and management of highly sensitive documents (HSDs), which will be posted to the Court’s external website.  The Administrative Office suggested...
Wed, 05/26/2021
On May 26, 2021, the Court modified COVID-19 related Standing Orders 12 and 16. Please refer to the Court’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance page for further information.
Tue, 05/04/2021
The 2021 CJA Panel application period is until July 16, 2021.  Please refer to the CJA Panel Application Information page, so you can review the CJA Memo.
Fri, 03/12/2021
The Clerk's Office has published its Top 10 Filiing for 2021.  For further information, please follow the link to the Top 10 Helpful Filing Tips for 2021.
Thu, 02/04/2021
Local Patent Rules - The Court approved amendments to Local Patent Rules 101.1, 101.2, 101.3, 102.1, 102.2, 102.5, 103.1, 103.2, 103.3, 103.4, 103.5, 103.6, 103.7, 104.1, 104.2, and 104.3, which will be effective February 8, 2021. Please go the...
Fri, 01/15/2021
The federal Judiciary is responding to the recent disclosure of cybersecurity breaches of government computer systems with new security procedures to protect highly sensitive confidential documents. These new procedures will not change current...