News & Announcements

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.

The Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago (LAF) is seeking a staff attorney to work part time (60%) at the bankruptcy help desk, which is located in the United States Bankruptcy Court, 219 S. Dearborn, Chicago...
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July 1, 2008

Due to a variety of issues the court will not be able to perform the intended upgrade to CM/ECF Version 3.2 this weekend, July 11, 2008. We do not have a specific date at this time, but will advise you at the first opportunity. The date will most...

July 9, 2008

The PACER-Net connection to the PACER Service Center (PSC)is currently down. All web traffic to the PACER Service Center website and U.S. Party/Case Index is affected by this outage. Customers can not use the PACER links page, run searches on the...

July 11, 2008

The PACER Service Center (PSC) website and U.S. Party/Case Index have failed over to replicated sites.
All functionality has been restored.
If you have any questions please call the PACER Service Center's toll free number at 800-676...

July 11, 2008

Pursuant to section 2071(b) of Title 28 of the United States Code regarding appropriate public notice and opportunity for comment, public notice is hereby given that the Court has approved for publication a proposed amendment to the following...

July 11, 2008
The Bankruptcy Court Liaison Committee Invites you to join them for the social event of the summer! Tuesday, August 19, 2008. The Chicago White Sox vs. the Seattle Mariners, $70 per ticket.
July 15, 2008

Effective August 26, 2008
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that all attorneys must comply with the Administrative Procedures for the Case Management/Electronic Case Filing System, approved February 17, 2004 and amended from time to time, that require...

August 26, 2008

Please be advised that on Friday, September 5, 2008 Judge Squires will hear his cases in courtroom 4012 instead of courtroom 4016 on this date only.
There will be signs posted. Renoticing or amending current motions set for this date is "...

August 27, 2008

Please note that September 18, 2008 will be the last court call before Judge John D. Schwartz on his pending cases. Shortly after that date all pending cases currently assigned to him will be reassigned to other Judges of this Court. Notices will...

September 4, 2008

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