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The Fergus Falls Office will be closed on Tuesday, September 20, 2016. For immediate assistance, please contact the St. Paul Clerk's Office at 651-848-1100.

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, and Criminal Rules have proposed amendments to their respective rules and forms and are seeking public comment. The public comment period closes on February 15, 2017. The proposed amendments and other information are posted on the Judiciary's website at: http://www.uscourts.gov/rules-policies/proposed-amendments-published-public-comment.

The U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota is accepting applications for the position of Financial Technician, in Minneapolis, MN. Information about the job can be found on the Employment web page.

Two Minneapolis attorneys have been appointed to co-chair a Merit Selection Panel. Please view the public notice for more information.

The United States District Court for the District of Minnesota is issuing for public comment proposed new LR 5.6, Filing Documents Under Seal in Civil Cases, and Joint Motion Regarding Continued Sealing Form. Please click on the links to read the public notice for a brief summary of the proposed new rule and to see the proposed new LR 5.6 and Joint Motion Form Regarding Continued Sealing Form. All public comments to the proposed amendments must be submitted by July 29, 2016.

The United States District Court for the District of Minnesota has approved amendments to the Court's Local Rules. Amendments to LR 49.1, Filing Documents Under Seal in Criminal Cases, take effect on May 16, 2016. Click on the links to read the public notice and amended LR 49.1.

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 $186,852 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.

To read the full public notice, application instructions, and application form, click on the links. Applications must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. Central Time on Friday, July 29, 2016.

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