United States District Court, Northern District of Florida

Public Notice - PACER Downtime Notice

Please see this notice from PACER regarding maintenance scheduled for Thursday, August 7th, 2014 thru Monday, August 11, 2014. During this time some features of the PACER website may be unavailable. Access to FLND CM/ECF will NOT be affected by this PACER maintenance.

Public Notice - Reappointment of Incumbent Bankruptcy Administrator Middle District of Alabama

The current five-year term of Teresa R. Jacobs, United States Bankruptcy Administrator for the Middle District of Alabama, expires 22 February 2015. Members of the bar and the public are invited to comment on whether Ms. Jacobs should be recommended for reappointment by the Court of Appeals. Comments should be submitted to James P. Gerstenlauer, Circuit Executive, United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Comments must be received in the Circuit Executive's Office no later than 8 August 2014. Please read the full public announcement here.

Notice of Pro Bono opportunity in case 3:11-cv-00428

This is a notice of an opportunity to provide pro bono representation in a case
pending in the Pensacola Division of this court. The case is Kornagay v. Sergeant
Given, et al., Case No. 3:11cv428/EMT. Details of the case can be found here.

Members of the district’s bar will be afforded access to the electronic docket without charge for the purpose of considering whether to undertake the representation. Any attorney who wishes to provide representation may contact Plaintiff directly and may enter the case by filing a notice of appearance.

Any attorney who wishes to appear should file a notice of appearance on or before
June 27, 2014


In various parts of the United States, citizens are being targeted by phone calls and threatened for failing to comply with jury service. These calls are not from real court officials. Federal courts do not require anyone to provide any sensitive information in a telephone call. Persons receiving such a telephone call should not provide the requested information, and should notify the Clerk of Court's office in their area.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. Our court will never ask for personal information over the phone or by email. More information about these type of scams is available here. Please read this press release regarding a scam targeting individuals living in the Northern District of Florida. Read more about these types of scams here.

Notice of Pro Bono opportunity in case 4:12-cv-00308

This is a notice of an opportunity to provide pro bono representation or provide consultation for the Plaintiff in a civil case in the Tallahassee Division of this court. More details about this case can be found here, and the full public docket is available here.


Please be aware of a scam that has recently been attempted in other parts of the United States, threatening individuals with an arrest warrant on a criminal charge. The recipient of one of these fictitious warrants is provided with an opportunity to avoid arrest through the payment of a specific dollar amount. If you have any questions about a document you have received from our court, please contact your nearest Clerk's Office (Gainesville, Panama City, Pensacola, or Tallahassee).

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