News & Announcements: November, 2017


Reminder: Amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure and the local rules of bankruptcy procedure for the Western District of Washington will become effective December 1, 2017. 

Clean and redline versions of the amended local...


The clinic will resume Dec 7th.


At recent bench bar meetings in Seattle, Tacoma and Vancouver, Judge Dore and the Chapter 13 Trustees discussed practice tips and pitfalls for working with the new local chapter 13 form plan that will be effective Dec. 1, 2017.  An outline of...



Position: Term Law Clerk (not to exceed two years)
Start Date: August 2018
Location: Tacoma, Washington




Judge Alston's Calendar.

Judge Alston's Dec. 20 Port Orchard Calendar to be Conducted Telephonically.  Parties should follow the instructions below to participate in the calendar.