Hurricane Michael - Courthouse Closures

The U.S. District Court in Panama City will be closed until further notice.  Per Administrative Order, all trials, hearings, and other matters requiring a personal appearance before the Court in Panama City Division cases will be handled in the division where the assigned district judge resides.  Parties may continue to file cases and post to Panama City in CM/ECF, but proceedings will be in the division of the assigned district judge.

Until further notice, all phone calls and mail delivery for the Panama City Division of the District Court will be forwarded to the Pensacola Division. Should you need to contact another division of the court directly, please use the information below.

  • Pensacola
    Winston E. Arnow Federal Building
    100 N. Palafox St.
    Pensacola, FL 32502
    (850) 435-8440

     
  • Tallahassee
    United States Courthouse
    111 N. Adams St.
    Tallahassee, Florida 32301

    (850) 521-3656

     
  • Gainesville
    United States Courthouse
    401 SE First Ave.
    Gainesville, FL 32601

    (352) 380-2400

The Pensacola, Tallahassee, and Gainesville divisions are now open.

The Court will post updates to this announcement if there are any additional changes.

Note to Jurors: The Automated Jury Instruction System (AJIS) that allows you to check your status by phone is now available by calling 866-560-4756.  You may also check your status using the eJuror system at http://www.flnd.uscourts.gov/ejuror.

Press Release - Magistrate Judge Michael J. Frank

The Judges of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida are pleased to announce that Michael J. Frank has been selected to join our district as a full-time magistrate judge in the Panama City Division of the Court.  Read the complete press release here.

Vacancy Announcement - Court Intern

The United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida is seeking qualified applicants for temporary court intern positions in Gainesville, Pensacola, and Tallahassee, FL.  Click here for more information.

Pro Bono Opportunity in case 4:18-cv-0066

This is a notice of an opportunity to provide pro bono representation in a case in the Tallahassee division of this court. The case is Mendoza v. Jones, 4:18CV66-RH/CAS.
The complete docket can be viewed here.

Jury Scam Warning

Jury scams have seen a resurgence in recent months. If you receive a phone call or an email from someone claiming to be a court official, DO NOT give them your social security number, credit card number, or other personal information. If you receive such a call or email, immediately contact the jury administrator by phone, toll-free, at (866) 560-4756 or by email using our online contact form.

Pro Bono Opportunity in case 4:14cv410

This is a notice of an opportunity to provide pro bono representation in a case in the Tallahassee division of this court. The case is Alfred v. Craven et al, 4:14cv410-MW-CAS. 

Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission

The Member List, Rules of Procedure, Notice Related to Applications, and the Application for U.S. District Judge are now available.

Revision of the Local Rules of the Northern District of Florida

The United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida has revised its Local Rules. The revised rules are now in effect. The revised rules include significant changes from the prior rules. And the revised rules include changes from the draft that was circulated for public comment in May 2015. The full public notice, which includes a summary of the most significant changes is available here.

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Court Locations

  • (352) 380-2400

    United States Courthouse
    401 SE First Ave.
    Gainesville, FL 32601

  • (850) 769-4556

    United States Courthouse
    30 W. Government St.
    Panama City, Florida 32401

  • (850) 435-8440

    Winston E. Arnow Federal Building
    100 N. Palafox St.
    Pensacola, FL 32502
     
  • (850) 521-3501

    United States Courthouse
    111 N. Adams St.
    Tallahassee, Florida 32301