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News & Announcements: 2019-07

Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

July 26, 2019
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana is now receiving applications to attend the BIENNIAL FEDERAL BENCH AND BAR CONFERENCE to be held on Friday, October 25, 2019, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in New Orleans. Email notifications with instructions on how to apply have been sent to all active attorneys in the Eastern District of Louisiana Bar.   The conference will be free to members of the court's bar who are in good standing and will include at least 6 hours of CLE credit. In addition to the training and educational programs to be offered, the conference will provide complimentary refreshments, including a breakfast, lunch, and closing reception. For questions about the conference, please call 504-589-3345 or send an email to   
July 26, 2019
Pending required approvals, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana is seeking qualified applicants to fill a vacancy in the position of United States Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana. The position will be available June 1, 2020. The deadline for applications is September 13, 2019. A full public notice and application for the Magistrate Judge position may be found on our employment page.
July 25, 2019
The U. S. District Court, 500 Poydras St., New Orleans, LA. is soliciting price quotes for up to 110 covered employee parking spots within a two block radius of the courthouse for the period 9/1/2019 - 8/31/2020.  Solicitation packets with full details may be picked up from the Shared Administrative Services office, Room B-208, 500 Poydras St., N.O., LA. between 8:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.  Price quotes must be submitted by 12:00 P.M. August 14, 2019 to the Procurement Department.   Please call (504) 589-7661 for additional information.