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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

3/29/2016
Job Openings - Probation Officer Assistant Positions
The United States Probation Office in the Western District of Tennessee is a career organization focused on providing exceptional service to the court, members of the legal community and general public. We are seeking applicants for full-time Probation Officer Assistant positions. Announcement. Job Application - Word, WordPerfect, PDF.

3/9/2016
Job Openings - Two IT Positions
The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee is accepting job applications for two IT positions, a Systems and Applications Administrator, and a Network and Server Support Administrator. Announcement. Job Application - Word, WordPerfect, PDF.

1/19/2016
CJA eVoucher is now LIVE
The US District Court for the Western District of Tennessee is now live on the new CJA eVoucher application. Please visit our CJA Portal Page for documentation and training materials.

1/6/2016
Mileage Rate Update
The mileage reimbursement rate has been updated to 54 cents/mile, effective January 1, 2016.

1/4/2016
Updates to CJA Hourly Rates and Maximum Compensation Amounts
CJA hourly rates and maximum compensation amounts have been updated for 2016. Please see our CJA Hourly Rates and Mileage and CJA Case Compensation Limits for details.

12/21/2015
Court Holiday Closing
The Clerk's Office and all courtroom operations will be closed on Thursday, December 24, 2015 and Friday, December 25, 2015. As always, electronic access for researching, filing and/or retrieving case records will still be available though the Court's CM/ECF website portal and the PACER system.

12/10/2015
Notice: Attorney Admission Fees to Increase Effective February 1, 2016
On February 1, 2016, the cost of general admission to the bar of this Court and pro hac vice fees will increase. General admission shall increase to $226.00 and pro hac vice fees to $150.00. A $50.00 portion of the general admission fee shall be deposited in the Court Improvement Fund and the entirety of the pro hac vice fee ($150.00) shall likewise be deposited into the Court Improvement Fund. Administrative Order 2015-22.

12/8/2015
2015 FBA Ethics CLE and Social
The Memphis/Mid-South Chapter of the Federal Bar Association invites attorneys to attend its 2015 Annual Ethics CLE and Social on Thursday, Dec. 17, at the High Cotton Tap Room. More Information.

10/27/2015
Announcing the Implementation of CJA eVoucher
The Court will be implementing a new electronic CJA vouchering system called "eVoucher", which is a web-based application that provides CJA panel attorneys, court staff and Judges the ability to electronically create and process CJA vouchers and related documents. Announcement and further information. Memo from the Clerk of Court.

10/6/2015
Election Day Emergency Petitions
The court has issued instructions regarding emergency petitions relating to the upcoming City of Memphis elections on October 8. Instructions

10/5/2015
2015 FBA Annual Seminar
The 2015 Annual Seminar for the Memphis/Mid-South Chapter of the Federal Bar Association will take place on Friday, Oct. 30, at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. Agenda and Registration Information



3/2/2015
Sixth Circuit Judicial Conference, May 12-15
The 73rd Judicial Conference of the Sixth Circuit will be held May 12-15 in Detroit, MI. Announcement

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