United States District Court
Eastern District of Louisiana
500 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA  70130


PACER and CM/ECF e-filing will be unavailable on Saturday, July 29th, from 6:00 A.M. to 6:30 A.M. and also from 11:00 A.M. to 11:30 A.M., due to necessary system maintenance.

Pay.gov will be performing maintenance on Saturday, July 29th from 5:00 P.M. to 11:00 P.M. CDT.
During this time, filings involving a fee payment in CM/ECF may be interrupted.

News & Announcements

July 19, 2017

Pursuant to a vote of the court en banc;

United States Magistrate Judge Karen Wells Roby is hereby designated Chief Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana for a term of four (4) years. Magistrate Judge Roby is directed to meet with her colleagues on a regular basis and to act as a liaison between the magistrate judges and the court. This appointment will become effective on July 18, 2017....

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June 1, 2017

The Administrative Office of the United States Courts, Subcommittee on Judicial Statistics approved the creation of a new nature of suit code. The Subcommittee agreed that it was important to distinguish patent cases involving drug companies seeking to market generic drugs by submitting the Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) under the provisions of the Drug Price Competition and Patent Term Act, also known as the...

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May 12, 2017

CMECF and PACER service will be unavailable from Friday, May 19th at 5:00 PM through Monday, May 22nd at 8:30 AM.

The local Louisiana Eastern CMECF and PACER servers will be shut down for required maintenance beginning promptly at 5:00 PM on Friday, May 19th. This means there will be NO access to file or view case information during this time. Please complete any case filings before 5:00 PM on...

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February 22, 2017

(1st Reminder - 2/13/17; 2nd Reminder - 2/22/17)

Pursuant to Local Civil Rule 83.2.2(D), every attorney admitted to practice before the Eastern District of Louisiana must pay an annual fee which is collected every third year.

Commencing January 1, 2017, the Court began collection of triennial dues of $45.00 ($15.00 per year for 2017, 2018 and 2019) from all attorneys admitted to this Court's bar.


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