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The U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota has appointed a Merit Selection Panel to advise the Court on whether U.S. Magistrate Judge Steven E. Rau should be recommended for reappointment. Please see the public notice for more information.

The District Court family mourns the passing of Judge Diana Murphy.

The U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota has appointed a Merit Selection Panel to advise the Court on whether Part-Time U.S. Magistrate Judge Jon T. Huseby should be recommended for reappointment. Please see the public notice for more information.

The Duluth and Fergus Falls Clerk's Offices will be closed on Thursday, May 17 and Friday, May 18th. For immediate assistance, please contact the St. Paul Office at 651-848-1100.

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 web page.

The U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota is accepting applications for the position of Chief U.S. Probation Officer. Information about the job can be found on the Employment web page.

The judges of the Eighth Circuit courts invite you to join them August 15 - 17, 2018, at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa, for the Judicial Conference. This is a full conference for all judges and members of the Bar. For registration and more information, click here.

The U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota invites comments from members of the bar and public as to whether incumbent Part-time U.S. Magistrate Judge Jon T. Huseby should be recommended for reappointment. Comments should be received by 5:00 p.m. (CST) on Friday, May 11, 2018, and may be directed to:

U.S. District Court Clerk’s Office
ATTN: Tricia Pepin, Chief Deputy Clerk
300 South Fourth Street, Room 202
Minneapolis, MN 55415
meritselectionpanel@mnd.uscourts.gov

To view the full public notice, click here.

Beginning April 9, 2018, all civil and criminal Proposed Trial Exhibit and Witness lists must be filed electronically in ECF. Proposed criminal witness lists will be restricted to the party you select during filing. Proposed exhibit lists in criminal cases are not restricted. Proposed witness and exhibit lists in civil cases are also not restricted. You must motion the court to make that request. The new forms for these documents are located under Court Forms > Pretrial, Discovery and Trial Forms. Separate ECF filing events were created to accompany the new forms.

Effective May 1, 2018 the Clerk’s Office will only be accepting exact payment only for all cash transactions. After this date, we will no longer be able to provide change for any payments.

Beginning March 30, 2018, the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota will offer an Expedited 3-Day Transcript delivery rate. The new per page rate for an Expedited 3-Day Transcript will be $5.45 per page for the original transcript, $1.05 per page for the first copy, and $0.75 per page for additional copies to the same party. A detailed list of all transcript rates may be found here. Visit the Transcripts, Court Reporters and Digital Audio Recordings webpage for an updated Transcript Order Form, detailed filing instructions, and other important information concerning transcripts, court reporters, and digital audio recordings.

The United States District Court for the District of Minnesota has approved amendments to LR 9.1, Social Security Number in Social Security Cases, to take effect on March 13, 2018. Please click on the link to read the public notice for a brief summary of the amendments.

The United States District Court, District of Minnesota invites comments from members of the bar and public as to whether incumbent United States Magistrate Judge Steven E. Rau should be recommended for reappointment. Comments should be received by 5:00 p.m. (CST) on Friday, April 6, 2018, and may be directed to:

U.S. District Court Clerk’s Office
ATTN: Tricia Pepin, Chief Deputy Clerk
300 South Fourth Street, Room 202
Minneapolis, MN 55415
meritselectionpanel@mnd.uscourts.gov

The view the full public notice, click here.

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