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Court Announcements and News: 2018

September 25, 2018
September 21, 2018
The United States District Court - Eastern District of Missouri and the Federal Practice Memorial Trust will sponsor the  Federal Practice Fundamentals Seminar on November 2, 2018, at the Thomas F. Eagleton Courthouse.  This session will be titled...
September 12, 2018
The Federal Bar Association - St. Louis Chapter will host a free CLE at the Thomas F. Eagleton Courthouse on August 23, 2018, from 12-1 p.m.  See the attached flyer for further information on this event co-sponsored by the Federal Practice Committee...
August 20, 2018
Tuesday, October 16, 2018  2:00 pm  |  Central Daylight Time (Chicago, GMT-05:00)  |  1 hr 15 mins  Register  After your request has been approved, you'll receive instructions for joining the meeting.   
July 31, 2018
The Federal Practice Committee for the Eastern District of Missouri will hold its biennial breakfast meeting at the Eighth Circuit Judicial Conference in Des Moines, Iowa, on Friday, August 17, 2018.   We encourage you to attend this meeting and...
July 31, 2018
Today the US District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri released its July 2018 report, detailing court activity from January-June 2018 and previewing activity for July-December 2018. Of particular note, new criminal filings in the first six...
July 11, 2018
CM/ECF & eJuror will be down for maintenance on Saturday, July 14, 2018 from 7:00am - 9:00am.
July 10, 2018
CM/ECF Basic User Training will be held on Tuesday, July 10 from 2:00 – 3:15 p.m.  This webinar is free to all participants and has been approved for 1.2 MCLE credits.    In addition to a live demo showing how to access and navigate CM/ECF,...
June 27, 2018
The judges of the Eighth Circuit courts invite you to join them August 15 - 17, 2018, at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa, for the Judicial Conference. This is a full conference for all judges and members of the Bar.  Please note the...
June 26, 2018
Through its Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Plan, the Court is seeking applications from attorneys who wish to serve as appointed contract counsel on criminal cases. Attorneys may apply to be members of the CJA Panel or the CJA Mentee Attorney Program...
June 14, 2018
The Federal Bar Association - St. Louis Chapter will host a free CLE at the Thomas F. Eagleton Courthouse on July 12, 2018, from 12-1 pm.   Seating is limited to the first 100 registrants.  See the attached flyer for further information.  
June 12, 2018
The U.S. District Court's Northern Division Bench & Bar Seminar for federal practitioners will be held on Friday, June 15, 2018, at the United States District Courthouse in Hannibal, Missouri.  This program has been approved for 3.9 MCLE...
May 24, 2018
Through its Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Plan, the Court is seeking applications from attorneys who wish to serve as appointed contract counsel on criminal cases. Attorneys may apply to be members of the CJA Panel or the CJA Mentee Attorney Program...
May 14, 2018
At its recent Law Day Ceremony on May 2, Hon. Rodney W. Sippel received BAMSL’s Distinguished Lawyer Award. The Distinguished Lawyer Award is the highest honor BAMSL gives. It is given annually to a lawyer who has made a great and lasting...
May 9, 2018
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri is now on Twitter.  Follow us at @USCourtsMOED for news and information about the District Court.  Privacy, security, and Twitter policies posted here - http://www.moed.uscourts.gov/...
May 3, 2018
The judges of the Eighth Circuit courts invite you to join them August 15 - 17, 2018, at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa, for the Judicial Conference. This is a full conference for all judges and members of the Bar.
May 2, 2018
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri and the Federal Public Defender Offices of the Eastern District of Missouri and the Southern District of Illinois are pleased to announce the Sixteenth Annual Criminal Justice Act (CJA)...
April 17, 2018
The U.S. District Court's Southeastern Division Bench & Bar Seminar will be held on Thursday, May 3, 2018, at the Rush Hudson Limbaugh U.S. Courthouse in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.  This program has been approved for 3.8 MCLE credit hours...
April 11, 2018
CM/ECF Basic User Training will be held on Thursday, April 5 from 2:00 – 3:15 p.m.  This webinar is free to all participants and has been approved for 1.2 MCLE credits.    In addition to a live demo showing how to access and navigate CM/ECF,...
March 30, 2018
Due to interest in the above-styled closed case, the Court is posting the most recent minute entry on the case: ECF entry 138: Minute Entry for proceedings held before District Judge Jean C. Hamilton: Telephone Conference held on 3/27/2018....
March 28, 2018
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri announces that the previously proposed amendments to Local Rules 2.07 and 6.03, as well as a new Local Rule 4.06, will take effect on March 1, 2018.  See the attached press...
February 28, 2018
On February 28, 2018, Douglas W. Burris will end his tenure of government service as Chief Probation Officer for the Eastern District of Missouri, a position he has held with distinction and honor since his appointment in 2000. See the attached...
February 26, 2018
The U.S. District Court is pleased to announce the following free seminars to be held in 2018 for federal practitioners:    Southeastern Division Bench & Bar Seminar - Thursday, May 3, 2018, at the Rush Hudson Limbaugh U.S. Courthouse in...
February 22, 2018
The US District Court - Eastern Missouri has released its January 2018 report, detailing business and activities from July-December of 2017, summarizing annual statistics from 2017, and looking forward to events through June of 2018. Read the report...
February 8, 2018
The current term of office of Federal Public Defender Lee T. Lawless,  Federal Public Defender for the Eastern District of Missouri, is due to expire on November 16, 2018. The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit is considering...
February 6, 2018
In the event of a federal government shutdown on January 19, 2018, the United States District Court - Eastern Missouri will be open for business as usual on Monday, January 22, 2018.  The federal courts currently have sufficient funds on hand to...
January 19, 2018
The US District Court for the Southern District of Illinois is seeking applicants for two anticipated Magistrate Judge vacancies in early 2019. See the attached link for further information: http://www.ilsd.uscourts.gov/documents/...
January 17, 2018
In an effort to provide more timely information to the public, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri announces that beginning immediately, it will implement a new schedule for releasing reports. Reports will now issue in...
January 11, 2018
The US District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri is pleased to announce the hiring of current Deputy Chief U.S. Probation Officer Scott Anders as its next Chief U.S. Probation Officer. See the attached press release for further details.
January 8, 2018
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri has issued new proposed rules for public comment. The deadline for comment is Friday, January 26 and the proposed effective date of the new rules is Thursday, March 1. Please see the...
January 5, 2018
Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., has issued his 2017 Year-End Report on the Federal Judiciary. A link to this year's report and previous reports can be found at the web link below:   http://www.uscourts.gov/news/2017/12/31/chief-justice-...
January 3, 2018