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 Bankruptcy Judges of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois have asked the Federal Judicial Center (FJC) to survey attorneys who have practiced in the district to assess the performance of each of the...

April 21, 2008

An important computer room upgrade will be performed this Saturday approximately 7:30 AM to 3:00 PM. During this outage our CM/ECF "Live" server will be removed from service, but our "Replica" server will be available as a reference resource. One...

April 24, 2008

The Bankruptcy Court Liaison Committee is looking for practicing attorneys who are interested in serving on the Committee. There will be several positions open to non-judiciary attorneys for the Committee’s next term, which commences in June 2008...

April 28, 2008

The United States Bankruptcy Court is offering attorneys two options for completion of the ECF training: (option one ) on-line training and (option two) on-site classroom training. On-site classroom training is offered to attorneys and their...

May 2, 2008

Beginning September 12, 2008, the location of the Lake County bankruptcy court call will change again. Lake County chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy matters will be no longer be heard at the Lakehurst Branch Court. The call...

June 3, 2008

The Lake County bankruptcy call scheduled for August 8, 2008, has been reset to August 1, 2008. There will be no Lake County call on August 8.

June 5, 2008

Effective June 27, 2008, Judge Squires will be sitting in a new Courtroom at the Dupage County Courthouse, Courtroom 4016. All Hearings should be noticed for the new Courtroom Number. All Hearing times remain the same. The Dupage County 341...

June 11, 2008

Effective, tentatively the weekend of July 11, 2008, the Court will be upgrading the electronic case filing application. Many new features will be included. Please select from the links below to learn more.

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June 25, 2008

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

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