SCAM ALERTS: Throughout the United States, including in Minnesota, citizens are being targeted by emails, phone calls and postal mail. Please click here for more information.
News & Announcements
July 28, 2015 NEW
The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit seeks applications for a fourteen-year appointment as United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Minnesota. Information about the job can be found on the Employment Opportunity web page.
Judge Donovan W. Frank Issues Order in MSOP Lawsuit
June 19, 2015 NEW
On June 17, 2015, the Court issued its Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law, and Order in Karsjens et al. v. Jesson et al. (D. Minn., Civ. No. 11-3659). Please click on the link to view a copy of the order.
Local Rule Amendment, New LR 49.1, effective July 20, 2015
July 20, 2015 NEW
In accordance with LR 49.1, starting July 20, 2015, the Court will file in the applicable criminal case all materials that are submitted in connection with sentencing, including any letters, videos, or other materials submitted by family members or victims. Any material submitted in connection with sentencing may be filed under seal until judgment is entered. After judgment is entered, all such materials may become publicly accessible online. For more information about submitting materials in connection with sentencing, please read the notice which will remain posted on the Court's website under the "Sentencing Materials" menu item.
July 17, 2015
The U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota is accepting applications for the position of Human Resources Generalist. Information about the job can be found on the Employment Opportunity web page.
John R. Tunheim Succeeds Michael J. Davis as Chief Judge
July 1, 2015
Judge John R. Tunheim succeeds Judge Michael J. Davis as Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota on July 1, 2015. Please see the public notice for more information.
Local Rule 49.1 Training - Filing Documents Under Seal in Criminal Cases
June 19, 2015
On July 20, 2015, the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota will implement LR 49.1, Filing Documents Under Seal in Criminal Cases. Training is scheduled from June 29 - July 17. We encourage all attorneys and their staff who file in criminal cases to attend one of our training sessions.
Notice of Exact-Change Policy in Duluth Clerk's Office
June 17, 2015
As of Monday, August 3, 2015, the Duluth Clerk's Office will only accept exact-change for all cash transactions. For more information, please read the public notice.
Local Rule Amendments
June 12, 2015
June 5, 2015
The U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota is accepting applications for the position of Operations Generalist. Information about the job can be found on the Employment Opportunity web page.
Notice of Merit Selection Panel Appointment
June 5, 2015
The Court appointed a Merit Selection Panel to advise the Court on the selection of a new full-time U.S. Magistrate Judge. Tom Boyd and Tara Norgard will co-chair the Panel. For more information about the Panel appointment, read the public notice.
Notice of U.S. Magistrate Judge Vacancy
June 5, 2015
The Judicial Conference of the United States has authorized the appointment of one full-time United States Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota.
The salary of the full-time position is $185,012 per year and the position will be located in Minneapolis or St. Paul. The term of office for a full-time magistrate judge is eight years; incumbents may be reappointed to successive terms.