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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.

07/01/20

This order ALLOWS TO LAPSE portions of prior general orders regarding the COVID-19 virus public emergency, MODIFIES others and EXTENDS still others. Where this order differs from prior general...

06/30/20

The court is aware that given the on-going COVID-19 public health emergency, parties in civil litigation have and will continue to take depositions by remote means. To assist the parties in doing so in an effective and efficient manner, the court...

06/19/20

In the Covid-19 era, using Zoom is essential for conducting court hearings. Join us for a free CLE on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. as Magistrate Judge Nancy Joseph demonstrates how to use Zoom for change of plea/...

06/16/20

Bankruptcy Judge Brett H. Ludwig has been nominated by the President of the United States and he is being considered by the United States Senate for an appointment to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin. The...

06/16/20

This order pertains to the United States Courthouse at 517 East Wisconsin Avenue in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and to the courtroom and clerk’s office space at 125 S. Jefferson Street in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

The Centers for Disease Control and...

06/10/20

Message from Chief Judge Pamela Pepper.

05/28/20

In recognition of ongoing public health concerns involving the coronavirus (COVID-19), the court issued the following order on May 28, 2020 [...

05/11/20

On May 11, 2020, Gina Colletti was sworn in as the clerk of court for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, succeeding Stephen C. Dries after he was selected to serve as a magistrate judge for the district. Gina...

04/23/20

In recognition of ongoing public health concerns involving the coronavirus (COVID-19), the court issued the following order on April 23, 2020 [...

04/09/20

The current term of office of part-time United States Magistrate Judge James R. Sickel in the Eastern District of Wisconsin, Green Bay Division, is due to expire on December 8, 2020. The United States District Court is required by law to...

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