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District of Utah
Honorable David Nuffer, Chief Judge   |   D. Mark Jones, Clerk

Past Announcements from the District of Utah


Thu, Oct 13, 2016 Proposed amendments to Local Rules and Notice for Public Comment
Any comments to these amendments should be submitted before 5:00 p.m. on November 1, 2016. See full packet for proposed andmendments, and where to send comments.
Thu, Sep 29, 2016 Utah Alternatives to Conviction Track
***All applications and supporting documents must be delivered to Judge Robert J. Shelby's Chambers by the deadline. If application is not complete by 11/14/2016, incomplete applications will be considered at the next vetting session ***
Jun 28, 2016 Vacancy Announcement for Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Colorado (closing date for applications is August 15, 2016)
Jun 13, 2016

U.S. Probation Office Drug Testing Solicitation
Vendor Information Session will be held on July 7, 2016, at the new Federal Courthouse.

May 18, 2016 CMECF/E-filing and PACER will be unavailable from 5 pm, May 20 (Fri.) until 5 pm, May 21 (Sat.) for an upgrade.
The Court apologizes for the inconvenience.
Apr 11, 2016 The annual fee for attorney registration in the Utah Federal Bar will increase to $30, effective June 1, 2016
This will coincide with the annual bar registration. Registration renewal forms will be sent out at the beginning of June, and will be due by July 1.
Wed, Mar. 2, 2016 The fee for attorney Pro Hac Vice admission for the District of Utah will increase to $250 effective April 1, 2016
This fee is consistent with the Pro Hac Vice admission fee charged by the Utah Courts and many other U.S. District Courts across the country. All other Pro Hac Vice admission procedures will remain the same.
Jan. 6, 2016 Notice to the Media re: 2:11-cr-00501, USA v. Jeremy David Johnson et al
Requests for media access and applications for electronic device usage during hearings and/or trial for this case should be directed to the Clerk of Court, D. Mark Jones at or to Deputy Clerk Jeff Taylor at
Wed, Oct. 6, 2015 Chief Deputy Clerk Position - The United States District Court for the District of Utah is accepting applications for the executive level position of Chief Deputy Clerk.
Vacancy Announcement
Fri, Sept. 11, 2015 Public Comment Period for Proposed Amendments to the Local Rules - Comments should be received by October 8, 2015      Comment Packet
Wed, Jun. 10, 2015 U.S. Probation Office Treatment Services Solicitation - The United States Probation Office for the District of Utah has posted the Treatment Service Solicitation RFP's for the 2016 fiscal year, service start date 10/01/2015.
Wed, Apr. 15, 2015

Electronic Devices in the Courthouse Policy - Cellular phones, laptops, tablets, and other devices with wireless communications capability may be brought into the courthouse, but may only be used subject to the Electronic Devices in the Courthouse Policy

Mon, Feb 23, 2015 The Tenth Circuit Historical Society celebrates Judge Bruce S. Jenkins' Fifty Years on the Federal Bench - March 17, 2015. Panel discussion of former law clerks, moderated by Alan Sullivan; and special presentations by Ken Verdoia and Judge Thurman. Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 5:30 pm in the Federal Courthouse at 351 S. West Temple.
Wed, Feb. 4, 2015 Bankruptcy Judge Vacancy, District of Utah
The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit seeks applications for a bankruptcy judgeship in the District of Utah. Bankruptcy judges are appointed to 14-year terms pursuant to 28 U.S.C. ยง152. The position is located in Salt Lake City, Utah and will be available September 4, 2015. More information is available by visiting the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit website.
Wed, Jan. 21, 2015 Courthouse Building Awards
2015 Institute Honor Award for Architecture
Wed, Jan. 14, 2015 Federal Court Opinions now available through GPO (General Printing Office)  GPO FDsys (Federal Digital System) at provides free public access to opinions from selected United States appellate, district, and bankruptcy courts (including the District of Utah). The content of this collection generally dates back to April 2004, and includes the full text of opinions and is text-searchable.
Wed, Dec 17, 2014 Vacancy Federal Public Defender for the District of New Mexico - Announcement
Mon, Dec. 29, 2014 Early Closures: The Clerk's Office will close at 3:00 Wed, December 31 and remain closed on Thursday, January 1, 2015.
Mon, Dec 1, 2014 Amendments to the Local Rules of Practice have been adopted and are effective December 1, 2014.
Wed, Oct. 8, 2014

Public Notice of Re-appointment of Incumbent part-time United States Magistrate Judge Robert T. Braithwaite
The current term of Judge Robert T. Braithwaite will expire on May 6, 2015. A panel will consider the reappointment; and comments from the public are invited.

Thu, Nov. 6, 2014 US Courthouse receives two design awards
2014 Best Project in the Intermountain Region in the Government/Public Buildings category by Engineering News Record (ENR) magazine
2014 Project of the Year by Utah Design and Construction Magazine
Wed, Oct. 29, 2014 U.S. Probation / Federal Court Employee Parking - Request for Quotes (RFQ)
The U.S. Probation Office is advertising a new solicitation for parking services for the U.S. Courthouse at 351 S. West Temple St., Salt Lake City, UT 84101.
Thu, Nov. 6, 2014

Web site maintenance on Saturday, Nov. 8
The internet site for the District of Utah (this site) will be unavailable on Saturday, Nov. 8 from 4 am until 11 am, due to building electrical maintenance. CMECF and PACER will be unaffected.

Wed, Aug 20, 2014 Proposed Amendments to the Local Rules
Public Comment Period ends September 8, 2014
Wed, Jul 30, 2014 Beware of Jury Duty Scams:
Citizens in the District of Utah are receiving various forms of false communication (scams) by phone or email. A recent scam involves jury forms with official-looking bar codes sent by email that ask for personal information such as social security numbers and mother's maiden name.
For more information about jury scams, click here.
Thu, July 10, 2014 The US District Court is recruiting for two positions.
Wed, Jun 25, 2014 10th Circuit Opinion Appeal #13-4178
Kitchen et al v. Herbert et al Case # 2:13cv00217 RJS
Thurs, June 19, 2014 Opinion re: Utah Immigration Law
Utah Coalition of La Raza et al. v. Herbert, 2:11cv401 CW

Mon, Apr 14, 2014 The Court has moved to the new courthouse
Information on new courthouse

Mon, Jan 13, 2014 Public Alert: Scam Emails About Phony Court Cases Carry Computer Virus