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updated documents, and
other public notices.



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Federal Jury information, online summons forms, juror status, and other jury information.



All Information regarding Case Management/Electronic Case Filing including Policies & Procedures, Training, Registration, and access to the CM/ECF system.


What's New 



GO #648
11/24/2015 11:43:18 PM
CJA Appellate Panel Application for Term 2016-2017
9/15/2015 4:13:12 PM
State of the District Luncheon
9/15/2015 2:47:57 PM
Eleventh Annual Judith N. Keep Federal Civil Practice Seminar
8/12/2015 3:06:04 PM
Selection of Lawyer Representatives
8/11/2015 5:59:08 PM
General Order 646
8/7/2015 6:08:53 PM
In Memoriam: The Hon. Gordon Thompson, Jr.
7/8/2015 3:03:38 PM
CJA Defense Attorney Panel Application for Term 2015-2017
6/26/2015 7:58:06 PM
CJA Material Witness Attorney Panel Application for Term 2015-2017
6/26/2015 7:57:52 PM
Introduction to Civil Litigation in Federal Court

    ​An introductory level seminar geared toward recently admitted attorneys and those with very little experience in federal court.

  • Intro to Fed Courts Flyer.pdf
6/17/2015 9:21:50 PM
GO #645

​Reappointment of Full-Time United States Magistrate Judge Nita L. Stormes

4/20/2015 4:12:42 PM
GO #644
GO #644

​Student Practice in the Southern District of California

4/14/2015 10:06:51 PM
CJA Appellate Panel Application for Term 2016-2017
Applications will be available after September 1, 2015 and will be due October 30, 2015
4/7/2015 6:58:57 PM
2/25/2015 12:28:59 AM
GO #634-A
2/5/2015 8:51:31 PM
GO #499-C
2/5/2015 8:50:45 PM
GO 277-J

Adopting Disciplinary Committee
1/22/2015 4:54:28 PM
Part Time Temporary Court Reporter
1/12/2015 11:04:13 PM
Software Developer
12/31/2014 7:14:45 PM
GO #643
    Local Rules Amendments: The period for Public Commment will be until January 12, 2015. Any comments should be submitted to the Clerk, U.S. District Court, at 333 W. Broadway, Suite 420, San Diego, California 92101. Please note on the envelope "In Re: Local Rules Amendments"
  • General Order 643.pdf
12/11/2014 12:31:56 AM
GO #642
12/11/2014 12:29:36 AM
GO #499-B
12/11/2014 12:27:24 AM
GO #626-B
12/2/2014 9:27:21 PM
New Civil Chambers Rules for Hon. Barry Ted Moskowitz
Moskowitz Civil Chambers Rules

7/22/2014 10:57:28 PM
The Tenth Annual Judith N. Keep Federal Civil Practice Seminar
6/17/2014 12:07:15 PM
GO #640
6/12/2014 8:58:05 PM
GO #639
6/12/2014 8:57:06 PM
GO #638
6/12/2014 8:56:36 PM
Swearing In Ceremony for The Honorable Jill L. Burkhardt
6/9/2014 8:40:00 PM
Notice: Court Seeks Applications for Pro Bono Panel

6/4/2014 12:10:54 PM
Lawyer Representative (2014-2015)
5/14/2014 10:31:45 PM
Federal Public Defender Vacancy Announcement
5/8/2014 12:39:20 PM
General Order 637

    ​Appointment of John Morrill as Clerk of Court for the Southern District of California

  • General Order 637.pdf
4/30/2014 11:22:44 PM
Notice to Customers Presenting Checks
3/28/2014 9:33:54 PM
GO #636
3/11/2014 6:25:18 PM
GO #602-B
2/28/2014 8:16:04 PM