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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.

The office of the District Court of Minnesota will be closed Friday July 3, 2015 in observance of the Fourth of July. The CM/ECF system will be available but the CM/ECF Helpdesk will not be staffed.

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.

The Fergus Falls Clerk's Office will be closed today, Monday, June 29th and Thursday, July 2nd. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please contact the St. Paul Clerk's Office at 651-848-1100.

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.

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.

The United States District Court for the District of Minnesota has approved amendments to the Court's Local Rules. LR 49.1, Filing Documents Under Seal in Criminal Cases, will be effective on July 20, 2015. Click on the links to read the public notice and new LR 49.1.

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.

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.

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.

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 31, 2015.

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

Chief U.S. District Court Judge Michael J. Davis is pleased to announce the appointment of Jon T. Huseby to the position of Part-Time U.S. Magistrate Judge for the District of Minnesota. Huseby took the oath of office in the U.S. Courthouse in Minneapolis on February 25, 2015. Please click on the link to read the press release.

Please join us for a reception and short program to kick off the opening of a new exhibit highlighting some of Minnesota's many notable women lawyers and judges. Monday, February 23, 2015, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m., Minneapolis Federal Courthouse, 300 South Fourth Street, Minneapolis, MN. Click here for more information.

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