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.

Judge Schmetterer will NOT be sitting on Wednesday, January 4, 2012. See the Courtroom Deputy for a continue date. Otherwise, all matters will be continued to January 11th, 18th, or 25th. Attorneys will receive a Notice of Electronic Filing for...

January 3, 2012

Judge Schmetterer will NOT be sitting on Thursday, January 5, and Friday, January 6, 2012. Please see the Courtroom Deputy for a continued date. Otherwise all matters will be continued to the week of January 9, 2012 (excluding...

January 4, 2012

The Judicial Council of the Seventh Circuit is seeking applicants for a bankruptcy judge position for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Western Division headquartered in Rockford.

January 6, 2012

On Saturday, January 14, 2012 nationwide maintenance will be performed on the PACER/CM/ECF systems. Disruptions will begin at 8 AM CST and continue until 5 PM CST. 

During the maintenance period on Saturday, you may not be able to log in,...

January 11, 2012

The next Chicago Bar Association Bankruptcy and Reorganization committee meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 18, 2012, 12:15 -1:30 PM. The  topic will be "Bankruptcy Jurisdiction after Anna Nicole: The Impact of  Stern v. Marshall". Please...

January 12, 2012

This is to invite applications for a staff law clerk position with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois in Chicago, with vacancy to be filled as soon as possible. Service will be from the time position is...

January 13, 2012

In DuPage County, new motions in Chapter 7 cases should be noticed for 9:00 a.m. If parties have already noticed motions for 9:15 a.m. for future hearing dates, the motions will be heard at that time. For all motions filed after January 13, 2012...

January 18, 2012

On Saturday, January 21, 2012 between 5:00 PM CST through 7:00 PM CST, you may experience trouble using a credit card for online payment. If you experience trouble, please re-try after 7:00 PM to complete the online payment process.

This...

January 19, 2012

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY ALL CALENDAR W & H MATTERS WILL BE HEARD BY JUDGE DONALD R. CASSLING IN COURTROOM 615 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

January 27, 2012

IT IS ORDERED that the Administrative Order 11-2 dated March 08, 2011 is vacated as of the effective date of this order.
View Administrative Order 12-01

February 10, 2012

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