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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.

Tue, 08/05/2014

The United States District Court for the District of Vermont is pleased to announce the appointment of the Honorable Geoffrey W. Crawford as United States District Judge.

Thu, 07/31/2014

If you have received a phone call or email asking you to provide personal information and/or send payment to avoid arrest or other penalty, it is a scam.


The court will NOT do any of the following:

Wed, 07/02/2014


The United States District Court for the District of Vermont is accepting applications for the position of Judicial Assistant to an incoming federal district court judge. The environment is characterized...

Thu, 05/29/2014

The Clerk's Office for the United States District Court is seeking a qualified individual with excellent analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills capable of functioning in a dynamic, team-oriented...

Thu, 05/08/2014

If you reach for the checkbook and an aspirin when faced with a mountain of bills, you’re not Cindy Jensen in the District of Nevada. When Jensen had a pile of paper voucher payments to process for Criminal Justice Act attorneys, she looked for a...

Thu, 05/08/2014

Please be aware a juror scam has been reported in Vermont, where victims are falsely being told they missed jury duty and must pay a fine or face arrest. Victims are being advised to purchase a prepaid credit card to satisfy the bogus fine.

Thu, 03/13/2014

On Thursday, March 13, 2014, the U.S. District Court for the District Vermont in Brattleboro and Rutland will closed due to inclement weather and hazardous travel conditions.