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
Fergus Falls Clerk's office closed.
April 28, 2016 NEW
The Fergus Falls Clerk's Office will be closed Friday, April 29, 2016. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please contact the St. Paul Clerk's Office at 651-848-1100.
Attorney Re-Registration for N-Z Attorneys
April 11, 2016
Attorney Re-Registration starts today for attorneys with last names beginning with the letters N-Z. If you are a N-Z attorney admitted to the Bar of the District of Minnesota, you should re-register by May 6, 2016. Attorneys will need an individual PACER account to re-register. Click here for more re-registration information.
PROPOSED LOCAL RULE AMENDMENTS.
April 1, 2016
The United States District Court for the District of Minnesota is issuing for public comment proposed amendments to the Court's Local Rules. The proposed amendments affect Local Rule 49.1, Filing Documents Under Seal in Criminal Cases. Please click on the links to read the public notice for a brief summary of the proposed amendments and the proposed amendments in final form. All public comments to the proposed amendments must be submitted by May 4, 2016.
Court Scams Affect Citizens Nationwide
March 29, 2016
Across the United States, individuals posing as federal court officials and U.S. Marshals are targeting citizens, threatening them with arrest unless they pay. Click on this link for more information.
Criminal Debt Recurring Payments Now Available Through Pay.gov
February 29, 2016
Katherine M. Menendez Selected to Serve as Next U.S. Magistrate Judge
February 25, 2016
Chief U.S. District Judge John R. Tunheim is pleased to announce that the Court has selected Katherine M. Menendez to serve as its next U.S. Magistrate Judge. Menendez will replace Magistrate Judge Jeffrey J. Keyes who is retiring in April. Menendez will take the oath of office on April 28, 2016. Please click on the link to read the press release.
Wilhelmina M. Wright Takes the Federal Court Oath
February 18, 2016
On February 18, 2016, Wilhelmina M. Wright became the 35th person to serve on Minnesota's federal bench. See the press release for additional information.