News & Announcements: January, 2019

11/22/2019

November 28th and 29th - In observance of Thanksgiving Day.
December 25th - In observance of Christmas Day
January 1, 2020 - In observance of New Year's Day

11/25/2019

A number of national and local bankruptcy rule and form amendments go into effect on December 1, 2019. ...

11/13/2019

The Bankruptcy Court’s Thomas T. Glover Mediation Program recently hosted a successful seminar focused on improving the understanding and management of implicit bias in mediation and arbitration. Many thanks to the distinguished...

11/05/2019

Position: Term Law Clerk (not to exceed two years)
Start Date: August 2020 (Approximate)
Location: Tacoma, Washington

11/05/2019

Vacancy Announcements:  #19-04 and #19-05

Vacancy Announcement #19-04
Position: Term Law Clerk (not to exceed two years)
Start Date:...

11/04/2019

The United States Trustee Program is accepting applications for a trial attorney for its Seattle office.  For more information see the announcement: https://www.justice.gov/...

11/01/2019

Mark your calendars for the following bench bar meetings scheduled in early 2020:

Seattle - January 16, 2020, 3 - 4:30 pm with reception following
Tacoma - January 22, 2020, 3 - 4:30 pm with reception following
Vancouver-...

10/29/2019

PUBLIC NOTICE
SOLICITATION OF APPLICANTS TO SERVE AS SUBCHAPTER V TRUSTEES

        The United States Department of Justice, Office of the United States Trustee, seeks resumes from persons wishing to be considered...

10/23/2019

Bankruptcy Attorney - Seattle, Washington

The Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for Seattle has an immediate opening for a full time bankruptcy attorney.  The attorney will review cases, conduct meetings of creditors and represent the Trustee...

10/01/2019

The Court announces the appointment of the Honorable Marc L. Barreca as Chief Bankruptcy Judge for the Western District of Washington Bankruptcy Court. Judge Barreca's term as Chief will commence on October 1, 2019. The Court also acknowledges...

09/24/2019

The Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit invites applications from highly qualified applicants for the position of Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Idaho. Applications must be received by the Ninth Circuit by Thursday, November 14. ...

09/16/2019

The Western Washington Bankruptcy Court’s Thomas T. Glover Mediation Program is pleased to host a seminar to aid lawyers and ADR neutrals in improving their understanding and management of implicit bias in mediation and...

07/02/2019

The Seattle Chapter 13 Trustee will host a Bench / Bar / Trustee brown bag lunch meeting on Thursday, October 3, 2019 from Noon to 2:00 pm at One Union Square, 600 University Street, Seattle,...

03/19/2019

Automatic adjustments will be made on April 1, 2019, to dollar amounts stated in various provisions of the Bankruptcy Code, one provision in Title 28, seven Official Bankruptcy Forms which contain adjusted dollar amounts, the Instructions for...

01/30/2019

In anticipation of the implementation of NextGen CM/ECF, the Court has entered General Order 2019-2, adopting amended Electronic Filing Procedures. The amended Electronic Filing Procedures...

01/23/2019

In cases filed after January 31, 2019, attorneys representing debtors in chapter 13 cases may be awarded fees of up to $4,000 (the "presumptive fee") without the need to first file a written fee application.  The Court has signed...

01/03/2019

A series of bench/bar events was held in early 2019. Topics included recent developments in Washington state homestead law (and bankruptcy implications), a summary of recent developments in commercial law, and an overview of changes related to...