Upcoming Motion Calendars

NOTE:  Effective July 1, 2021, the courthouses are reopening and hearings will resume in person at the discretion of the the assigned judge. Check the chambers procedures page of the assigned judge for specific details.

  • Please confirm all hearings using the E-confirmation process.
  • Hearings are to be confirmed following the Briefing Schedule on Motions found in LBR 9013-1(d)(8). Hearings not confirmed may be stricken by the Court. If the status of a hearing changes after it has been confirmed, the party is required to update the hearing information using the E-confirmation process.
  • Pro Se filers may contact the appropriate judge's Courtroom Deputy to confirm hearings.
  • NOTE: This calendar is accurate only as of the date noted above.
  • For the latest hearing information and procedures, select the appropriate judge's name below to visit their web page.
  • To view Court Calendars and 341 Meetings on your Apple or Android mobile device, download the free ChapMobile app: http://www.wawb.uscourts.gov/news/new-mobile-app-court-hearings-and-341-...

Telephonic Attendance:

  • Attendance at hearings or other conferences may be telephonic if approved by the Judge in advance of the hearing/conference.
  • Telephonic appearance must be requested via letter in ECF no later than 48 hours prior to the scheduled hearing.
  • If the party does not have ECF filing capabilities, the letter may be sent to the Clerk’s Office to be docketed. The letter must include the party name, phone number, email address, and the reason for the telephonic appearance.
  • If telephonic appearance is approved, the requesting party will be contacted by the Courtroom Deputy with the information for calling in.
  • The Judge will not permit any telephonic appearance that has not been approved in advance of the hearing.
  • No recording of the hearing is permitted, but parties may access a recording directly from CM/ECF: order-audio-recording-hearing. Parties may also contact the Clerk’s Office after the hearing to request audio or an official transcript of the hearing.

Guidelines When Appearing by Phone:

  • Use a land line phone and not a cell phone, if possible.
  • Do not use a speaker phone.
  • Make the call from a quiet area where background noise is minimal.
  • Wait until the judge calls your case before speaking.
  • Do not put the phone on hold at any time after the call is connected.
  • In the event you are unable to connect to the conference call after following the above procedures, please contact chambers.

Judge Brian D. Lynch
Courtroom: I
Phone: (253) 882-3960
Taylor Jones (Law Clerk)
Suzanne Daigle (Law Clerk)
Pattie Adams (Courtroom Deputy)

TACOMA HEARINGS:
Union Station, Courtroom I
1717 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402-3233

VANCOUVER* HEARINGS:
Federal Building
500 W. 12th, Second Floor
Vancouver, WA 98660

*All documents are to be filed with the Clerk of the Court:
United States Bankruptcy Court
1717 Pacific Avenue, Suite 2100
Tacoma, Washington 98402

Judge Lynch will hold motion calendars on the following dates:
TACOMA
CHAPTER 7, 9, 11, 12, 15 - 9:00 a.m.
Special Set Matters - 10:00 a.m.
CHAPTER 13 - 1:30 p.m.
Reaffirmation and IFP hearings - 3:00 p.m.

2021
January 13, 27
February 10, 24
March 11(Thursday), 31
April 21
May  12, 26
June 16
July 1 (Thursday), 21
August 4, 25
September 15, 29
October 20
November 10, 23 (Tuesday)
December 15

2022
January 12, 26
February 9, 23
March 9, 23
April 14, 27
May  11, 25
June 15, 29
July 13, 27
August 10, 24
September 14, 28
October 12, 26
November 9, 22 (Tuesday)
December 14

VANCOUVER* (Tuesdays)
CHAPTER 7, 9, 11, 12, 15 - 9:00 am.
Special Set Matters – 10:00 am.
CHAPTER 13 – 1:00 pm.

2021
February 2
April 6
June 8
August 10
October 1
December 7

2022
February 1
April 5
June 7
August 2
October 4
December 6

VANCOUVER* (Wednesdays)
Trials/Special Set – 9:00 am.

2021
February 3
April 7
June 9
August 11
October 1
December 8

2022
February 2
April 6
June 8
August 3
October 5
December 7

 

 

Chief Judge Marc Barreca

Chambers: Room 7121
Courtroom: 7106
Phone: (206) 370-5310
Jessica Smith (Judicial Assistant)
Alexandra Yerigan (Law Clerk)
Kim Kelley (Courtroom Deputy)

SEATTLE HEARINGS:
US Courthouse
Courtroom 7106
700 Stewart St
Seattle, WA 98101
 

EVERETT STATION HEARINGS:
Everett Station
Weyerhaeuser Room (4th Floor)
3201 Smith Avenue
Everett, WA 98201

Judge Barreca will hold motion calendars on the following dates:
SEATTLE Chapters 7, 9, 11,12,15 and related AP motions.
Pretrial Hearings at 9:00 am
Reaffirmation Hearings at 9:15 am
Calendars start at 9:30 am

2021
January 7, 21
February 4, 18
March 4, 18
April 1, 15
May  6, 26 (11:00am)
June 3, 17
July 1, 14 (11:00am)
August 5, 19
September 2, 16, 30
October 21
November 4, 18
December 2, 16

2022
January 6, 20
February 3,  17
March 3, 17
April
May  
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

Everett
Ch 13 and related AP motions: 9:00 AM
Ch 7 and related AP motions: 10:00 AM
Seattle Motions: 11:00 AM for July 14 and 28

2021
January 13, 27
February 10, 24
March 10
April 7, 21
May  12, 26
June 9 (Ch 13 @9:00 am; Ch 7/AP @2:00 pm), 23
July 14, 28
August 11, 25***
September 8***, 22
October 13, 27
November 10, 24
December 8, 22

***NOTE: Masks are required for the Aug. 25 and Sept. 8 Everett calendars, per FTA guidelines.

2022
January 12, 26
February 9, 23
March 9, 23
April
May  
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

 

Judge Timothy W. Dore
Chambers: Room 8131
Courtroom: 8106
Phone: (206) 370-5300
Anne K. Hermes (Secretary)
Chris Dale (Law Clerk)
Rebecca Ortiz (Courtroom Deputy)

HEARING LOCATION:
US Courthouse
Courtroom 8106
700 Stewart St
Seattle, WA 98101

* Motions in adversary proceedings are set on the calendar for the chapter in which the main case is pending.
* Reaffirmation and fee waiver hearings are set by the court.

Judge Dore will hold motion calendars on the following dates:
CHAPTERS 7,9,11,12,15 (Fridays)
Calendars start at 9:30 am

2021
January 8, 15, 29
February 5, 12, 26
March 5, 12, 26
April 9, 23, 30
May  7, 14, 28
June 4, 11, 18
July 2, 9, 23, 30
August 13, 20, 27
September 10, 17, 24
October 1, 15, 22, 29
November 5, 12, 19
December 3, 17, 23 (Thursday)

CHAPTERS 13 (Wednesdays)
Calendars start at 9:30 am

2021
January 6, 20
February 3, 17
March 3, 17
April 7, 21
May 5, 19
June 2, 16, 30
July 21
August 4, 18
September 1, 15
October 6, 20
November 3, 17
December 1, 15

 

Judge Chris M. Alston
Chambers: 7216
Courtroom: 7206
Phone: (206) 370-5330
Erin Anderson (Law Clerk)
Michael Schmidt (Law Clerk)
Morgan Brannon (Courtroom Deputy)

SEATTLE HEARINGS:
US Courthouse
Courtroom: 7206
700 Stewart St.
Seattle, WA 98101

PORT ORCHARD HEARINGS:
Kitsap County Courthouse
614 Division St
Courtroom 104
Port Orchard WA 98366

Judge Alston will hold motion calendars on the following dates:
SEATTLE Chapters 7, 9, 11,12,15 (Fridays)
Pretrials start at 9:00 am
Calendars start at 9:30 am

2021
January 8, 22
February 5, 26
March 5, 19
April 2, 30
May 7, 21
June 18
July 2, 16, 23
August 13, 27
September 17,  24
October 1, 15, 29
November 12, 19
December 3, 17  

SEATTLE Chapter 13 and Adversary Calendars (Thursdays) (Held on same day)
Ch 13 Calendar starts at 9:30 am
Adversary Motions Calendar starts at 11:00 am

2021
January 7, 28
February 11, 25
March 11, 25
April 8,29
May 13, 27
June 24
July 15, 22
August 5, 26
September 9, 16, 30
October 21
November 4, 18
December 9, 16
 

PORT ORCHARD All Chapters (Wednesdays)
Calendars start at 1:00 pm

2021
January 20- TELEPHONIC PORT ORCHARD @ 1:00 pm
February 24- TELEPHONIC PORT ORCHARD @ 1:00 PM
March 17- Port Orchard @ 1:00 pm
April 21 -  PORT ORCHARD @ 1:00 PM
May 19-PORT ORCHARD @ 1:00 pm
June 16- PORT ORCHARD @ 1:00 pm
July 21 - Port Orchard @ 1:00 pm
August 18 - Port Orchard @ 1:00 pm
September 15 - Port Orchard @ 1:00 pm
October 20 - Port Orchard @ 1:00 pm
November 17 - Port Orchard @ 1:00 pm
December 15 - TELEPHONIC PORT ORCHARD @ 1:00 PM

 

Judge Mary Jo Heston
Chambers: Room 2209
Courtroom: H
Phone: (253) 882-3951
Dana Manke (Law Clerk)
Carrie Selby (Law Clerk)
Sammii Bergeson (Courtroom Deputy)

TACOMA HEARINGS:
Union Station, Courtroom H
1717 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402-3233

VANCOUVER* HEARINGS:
Federal Building
500 W. 12th, Second Floor
Vancouver, WA 98660

*All documents are to be filed with the Clerk of the Court:
United States Bankruptcy Court
1717 Pacific Avenue, Suite 2100
Tacoma, Washington 98402

Judge Heston will hold motion calendars on the following dates:
TACOMA (Thursdays)
CHAPTER 7, 9, 11, 12, 15 - 9:00 am.
CHAPTER 13 - 1:00 p.m.

2021
January 7, 21
February 4, 18
March 4, 16 (Tuesday)
April 8, 20  (Tuesday )
May  13, 25 (Tuesday)
June 10, 24
July 13 (Tuesday), 29
August 12, 24 (Tuesday)
September 9, 30
October 12 (Tuesday), 21
November 4, 16 (Tuesday)
December 2, 16

2022
January 6, 20
February 3, 14 (Monday)
March 11 (Friday), 29 (Tuesday)
April 14, 26 (Tuesday)
May  4 (Wednesday), 26
June 9, 23
July 7, 28
August 11, 25
September 8, 22
October 6, 20
November 3, 17
December 1, 15
 

VANCOUVER TRIALS/SPECIAL SETS
9:00 am.

2021
January 4
March 8
May 3
Jun 28
August 30
November 1

2022
January 5
March 15
May 2
June 27
August 29
November 7

VANCOUVER CALENDARS
CHAPTER 7, 9, 11, 12, 15 - 9:00 am.
Special Set Matters – 10:00 am.
CHAPTER 13 – 1:00 pm.

2021
January 5
March 9
May  4
June 29
August 31
November 2

2022
January 4
March 14
May 3
June 28
August 30
November 8