News & Announcements

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.

Fri, 09/08/2017

The United States District Court for the District of Vermont is sponsoring a seminar on the oral advocacy of motions on November 27, 2017 from 1 - 4 pm at the federal courthouse in Burlington.  The program will involve the argument of three...

Thu, 09/07/2017

The United States Trustee seeks resumes from persons wishing to be considered for appointment as a standing trustee to administer cases filed under chapter 13 of the bankruptcy code. The appointment is for cases filed in the United States...

Wed, 09/06/2017

Pursuant to the United States Judicial Conference's Space and Facilities Reduction Program, which requires the reduction of the Judiciary’s rentable space inventory to minimize taxpayer expense, and in light of United States District Judge J....

Tue, 08/29/2017

A Vermont chapter of the Federal Bar Association has recently been created. The mission of the FBA is to strengthen the federal legal system and administration of justice by serving the interests and the needs of the federal practitioner, both...

Thu, 06/15/2017

An additional Bench Bar Brown Bag meeting has been scheduled on August 25, 2017 in Rutland, Vermont from 12:00-1:00PM.  

Primary agenda items will be whether to update the local rule regarding "presumed reasonable fees" and a review of...

Thu, 06/15/2017

The Clerk's Office will be closed Monday, July 3, 2017, and Tuesday, July 4, 2017, in observance of the holiday. The court’s Electronic Case Files (ECF) and Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) systems will remain operational during...

Thu, 05/18/2017

The United States Trustee seeks resumes from persons wishing to be considered for appointment to the panel of trustees who administer cases filed under chapter 7 of the bankruptcy code. The appointment is for cases filed in the United States...

Thu, 05/18/2017

Notice:: ECF/Pacer will be unavailable from 9:00am Saturday May 20, 2017 until approximately 1:00pm Saturday, May 20, 2017 for system upgrades 

Fri, 05/12/2017

Notice:: CM/ECF will be unavailable from 9:00am Sunday May 14, 2017 until approximately 12:00pm Sunday, May 14, 2017 for system upgrades 

Fri, 05/12/2017

NOTICE OF CONSOLIDATION OF THE DISTRICT AND BANKRUPTCY COURTS

On May 5, 2017, the President signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017, an omnibus bill funding the Judiciary for fiscal year 2017. We are pleased to...

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