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.

Fri, 03/23/2018

Notice:: ECF/Pacer will be unavailable from 9:00am Saturday March 24, 2018 until approximately 3:00pm Saturday, March 24, 2018 for system upgrades

Fri, 03/16/2018

POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Vermont is a federal court with jurisdiction over all bankruptcy cases and related matters in Vermont. The position is located in the clerk’s office in...

Wed, 03/07/2018

 
Please be advised the United States District Court for the District of Vermont has revised its Plan for the Selection of Grand and Petit Jurors for Service Within the District of Vermont effective March 5, 2018. The primary reason for...

Fri, 02/16/2018

CLE – Conducting Effective Voir Dire

 

The Vermont Chapter of the Federal Bar Association(FBA), in conjunction with the United States District Court, is presenting a CLE featuring District Judge Christina Reiss, FBA member Lisa...

Tue, 02/06/2018

The U.S. District and Bankruptcy Courts for the District of Vermont in Rutland will be CLOSED tomorrow, Wednesday, February 7, 2018, due to the winter storm warning and projected hazardous road conditions during the day. The 341 Meeting of...

Fri, 01/26/2018

Notice:: ECF/Pacer will be unavailable from 9:00am Saturday January 27, 2018 until approximately 3:00pm Saturday, January 27, 2018 for system upgrades

Wed, 01/24/2018

Please be advised that under the Rules Enabling Act, 28 U.S.C. §§ 2071-75, amendments to the following rules became effective December 1, 2017:
 
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Mon, 01/22/2018

Despite a government shutdown, the federal Judiciary will remain open and can continue operations for approximately three weeks, through February 9, by using Judiciary funds not dependent on a new appropriation. 

Most court proceedings...

Wed, 01/10/2018

 
NOTICE: maintenance of the Criminal Justice Act (CJA) eVoucher system will take place on Saturday, January 20, 2018, between the hours of 7:00 AM and 11:00 AM EST.
 
The system will be unavailable during that period.  We...

Thu, 12/21/2017

In accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 136, please be advised that the Honorable Geoffrey W. Crawford has assumed the position of Chief Judge for the United States District Court for the District of Vermont effective December 21, 2017.
 
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