Welcome to the official website of the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee. Our website was designed to provide attorneys and public users convenient access to current information about our Court and the cases being adjudicated in this District. Our Court's mission is to facilitate the prompt and equitable administration of justice while maintaining the highest standards of integrity and accountability. We believe that this website plays a vital role in achieving that goal, so we welcome your suggestions as to how we might improve this website to better serve your needs.

Court Notices & Important Announcements

Notice of Local Rules Amendments
The District Court has approved modifications to Local Rule 67.1, Investment of Registry Funds and Local Rule 72.1, Rules Governing Duties and Proceedings before United States Magistrate Judges, as well as modifications to the Local Patent Rules and Appendix A, Stipulated Patent Case Protective Order. The modifications are posted for a period of thirty days for public comment. Comments should be submitted to PublicComments@tnwd.uscourts.gov. Announcement

Revised CJA Plan
The District Court has approved modifications to its Plan for the Appointment of Counsel Pursuant to the Criminal Justice Act ("CJA Plan"). The amended CJA Plan is available for review.

Job Opening - U.S. Probation Receptionist
The U.S. Probation Office, Western District of Tennessee, is accepting applications for the position of Probation Receptionist at our location in Jackson, TN. Announcement.

Job Opening - Probation Officer Assistant
We are seeking applicants for a full-time Probation Officer Assistant position in our Jackson, TN office. Applicants from this pool may be considered for additional positions in our Memphis or Jackson offices if those positions are posted by August 1, 2018. Announcement.

Job Opening - Official Court Reporter
The US District Court for the Western District of Tennessee is accepting applications for the position of Official Court Reporter in the Jackson division. Announcement. Job Application - Word, WordPerfect, PDF.

Magistrate Judges Bryant and Claxton Reappointed
The judges of the US District Court for the Western District of Tennessee have reappointed Magistrate Judges Edward G. Bryant and Charmiane G. Claxton. Announcement

New Mileage Rates for 2017
GSA has announced a decrease in the mileage reimbursement rate for travel on or after Jan. 1, 2017. The new mileage rate is 53.5 cents/mile.

The Western District of Tennessee is one of 14 United States District Courts participating in the federal Judiciary's digital video pilot. The pilot, which started July 18, 2011 is scheduled to run through July 2015. To view video recorded in this project, click the Cameras in Courts logo or visit www.uscourts.gov