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.

Tue, 11/14/2017

PUBLIC NOTICE OF CLOSURE

The Clerk's Office (all locations) will be closed on Thursday, November 23, 2017, and Friday, November 24, 2017, to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday. Filings made at the Burlington and Rutland locations on...

Mon, 10/02/2017

NOTICE OF PROPOSED LOCAL RULES REVISION AND OPPORTUNITY FOR PUBLIC COMMENT
 
Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. § 9029(a) and 28 U.S.C. § 2071(b), the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Vermont invites public comment on the proposed...

Fri, 09/08/2017

*Change of Venue*
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 Hilton Burlington Hotel.  The program will involve the argument...

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

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, 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, 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 

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