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 CM/ECF Live system of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois (ILNB) will be undergoing maintenance beginning at 4:00 AM CT Saturday October 19, 2019, through 12:00 PM CT.  During this period, access to CM/ECF...

October 17, 2019

Judge Cassling’s Chapter 7/11 court calls for Tuesday, December 24, 2019 and Tuesday, December 31, 2019, will not be held due to the holiday calendar.  Instead an added Chapter 7/11 call will be held on Monday, December 23, 2019.

October 3, 2019

PLEASE NOTE that all matters will be heard at their scheduled times.

September 23, 2019

The CM/ECF Live system of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois (ILNB) will be undergoing maintenance beginning at 4:00 AM CT Saturday, September 21, 2019, through 12:00 PM CT.  During this period, access to CM/...

September 19, 2019

Judge Hollis will be participating in the court’s Calendar Adjustment Program from October 1, 2019 through and including December 31, 2019.

For complete information see attachment.

September 13, 2019

The Judicial Conference of the United States will host an event to help lawyers and law students learn from sitting judges about how to become a federal judge.  The event will be held at the Chicago Bar Association on October 24, 2019, from 3 p.m...

September 17, 2019

Effective Tuesday, October 1, 2019 Judge Jacqueline P. Cox will no longer hear matters on Thursdays.

September 3, 2019

Chief Judge Hollis will be participating in the court’s calendar adjustment program beginning October 1, 2019. In her absence, Judge Goldgar serves as Acting Chief Judge.

The court’s Local Rules and Administrative Procedures for the CM/ECF...

August 26, 2019

The CM/ECF Live system of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois (ILNB) will be undergoing maintenance beginning at 4:00 AM CT Saturday August 17, 2019, through 12:00 PM CT.  During this period, access to CM/ECF...

August 15, 2019

You can help make the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois more
accessible to pro se parties, debtors, and creditors, by staffing the court’s help desk.

What is it? The bankruptcy court provides a...

August 14, 2019

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