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Court Announcements and News: 2019

Today the US District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri released its July 2019 report, detailing court activity from January-June 2019 and previewing activity for July-December 2019. 
July 17, 2019
Effective August 15, 2019, change can only be made in the amount of $20.00 or less Acceptable forms of payment: Criminal fines/penalties/restitution – payments in cash, cashier’s check, personal check, or money order only. Credit/debit cards and...
July 16, 2019
The United States District Courts for the Eastern District of Missouri, Chambers, Clerks Office, Probation and Pretrial Services will be closed on Thursday, July 4th in celebration of Independence Day. All electronic systems will be in operation...
July 3, 2019
United States District Judge Stephen R. Clark was sworn in by Chief Judge Rodney W. Sippel on Friday, June 14, 2019. Judge Clark fills a vacancy created by the August 2017 retirement of District Judge Carol E. Jackson. Judge Clark stated that he is...
June 27, 2019
Through its Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Plan, the Court's 2019 CJA Application Process is open for a limited time. Dependent on experience, attorneys who wish to serve as appointed contract counsel on criminal cases may apply to be members of the CJA...
June 18, 2019
The U.S. District Court's Northern Division Bench & Bar Seminar for federal practitioners will be held on Friday, June 21, 2019, at the United States District Courthouse in Hannibal, Missouri. This program is pending approval for 3.3 MCLE credit...
May 28, 2019
The United States Eastern District of Missouri District Courts, Clerks Office, Probation and Pretrial Services will be closed on Monday, May 27th in celebration of Memorial Day. All electronic systems will be in operation including CM/ECF, PACER, E-...
May 23, 2019
Through its Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Plan, the Court's 2019 CJA Application Process is open. Dependent on experience, attorneys who wish to serve as appointed contract counsel on criminal cases may apply to be members of the CJA Panel or the CJA...
May 23, 2019
If you receive any information from someone calling himself "Chester Martin" with a phone number 314-764-4000 and claiming to be from the US District Court, please disregard and do not return the call. This is a scam. You may report any instances of...
May 15, 2019
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 will host the Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Seminar on Thursday, May 16, 2019...
May 10, 2019
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 Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Seminar to be held...
April 29, 2019
April 16, 2019
Registration remains open for the Federal Pro Bono Counsel Training Seminar sponsored by the United States District Court and Federal Practice Committee of the Eastern District of Missouri. This free seminar will be held on April 25, 2019, at the...
April 16, 2019
The United States District Court and Federal Practice Committee of the Eastern District of Missouri are pleased to host the Federal Pro Bono Counsel Training Seminar on April 25, 2019.  This free event will take place at the Eagleton Courthouse in...
March 22, 2019
The Judiciary’s first national computer forensics laboratory marked its first full year of operation in 2018. The lab at the Thomas F. Eagleton U.S. Courthouse in St. Louis helps federal probation and pretrial officers around the country as they...
March 14, 2019
Over the past year, the federal Judiciary launched an aggressive effort to address workplace conduct issues, achieved one of its top cost-saving goals, and maintained its commitment to excellence in public service, reported James C. Duff, the...
March 12, 2019
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri announced several initiatives today, all designed to provide better assistance and improved understanding of process to indigent and self-represented persons in civil cases. The...
February 27, 2019
The U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri will be closed on Monday, February 18, 2019, in observance of Washington's Birthday This includes the District Courts, Clerks Office, Probation, and Pretrial Services in all divisions. Electronic...
February 13, 2019
Today the US District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri released its January 2019 report, detailing court activity from July-December 2018 and previewing activity for January-June 2019. 
January 18, 2019
The U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri will be closed on Monday, January 21, 2019, in observance of the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. This includes the District Courts, Clerks Office, Probation, and Pretrial Services in all...
January 17, 2019