The Local Rules Advisory Committee has proposed various changes to the Local Rules that are now available for public comment. The Court does not necessarily endorse these proposed changes and will not adopt any changes until after receiving all public comments. In accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 2071(b), these proposed amendments are now available on the Court's website.
Persons wishing to comment on these proposed amendments to the Local Rules may submit their written comments or recommendations to one of the addresses listed below. To be considered, comments must be received not later than the close of business on Monday, January 9, 2017.
|Comments may be sent in letter form to:||Comments may be sent via e-mail to:|
|Clerk of Court
U.S. District Court – Oregon
Comments to Proposed Local Rule Changes
740 U.S. Courthouse
1000 SW Third Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97204
Subject line: Comments to Proposed Local Rule Changes
Any changes to the Local Rules adopted by the Court will have an expected effective date of March 1, 2017. Local Rules governing the practice and procedure in the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon are available at this link.
Appeals from Opinions and Orders of the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon are heard by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. For more information about the Ninth Circuit, visit their website.
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Oregon handles all bankruptcy matters. The Bankruptcy Court's website has directions to its courthouses and information for individuals, companies and attorneys.
The U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services System carries out probation and pretrial services functions in the U.S. District courts. Through its officers and other employees, the system works to make the criminal justice process effective and the public safe.
Federal Public Defenders ensure that the right to counsel is enforced on behalf of those who cannot afford such services. More information about the Federal Public Defender can be found on the office's website.
United States Attorneys conduct most of the trial work in which the United States is a party. More information on the U.S. Attorney's Office can be found on their website.
The Multnomah County Courthouse is located across the park from the Hatfield Courthouse in Portland. If you have a summons, trial, or other proceeding in "Circuit Court" for any county in Oregon, you will need to refer to the Oregon state court website for more information.