United States District Court, Northern District of Florida

Notice - JUROR SCAMS - UPDATE

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 4:11-cv-00605

This is a notice of an opportunity to provide pro bono representation in a civil case that is pending in the Tallahassee division of this court. The case is Spaulding v. Tucker, et al., Case No. 4:11cv605/SPM/CAS. The full public docket for this case is available here.

Notice of Pro Bono opportunity in case 4:11-cv-00394

This is a notice of an opportunity to provide pro bono representation in a civil case that is pending in the Tallahassee division of this court. The case is Philo v. Reams, et al., Case No. 4:11cv394/GRJ. The full public docket for this case is available here.

Notice of Pro Bono opportunity in case 4:12-cv-00456

This is a notice of an opportunity to provide pro bono representation in a civil case that is pending in the Tallahassee division of this court. The case is Teal v. Spears, et al., Case No. 4:12cv456/RH/CAS. The full public docket for this case is available here.

Notice of and Opportunity for Comment on Amendments to the Rules of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Please reveiw this public notice regarding proposed amendments to the rules of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. A copy of the proposed amendments may be obtained on and after April 1, 2014, at www.ca11.uscourts.gov.

Vacancy Announcement

The United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Court Operations Specialist in the Pensacola Division. Full details about the position are available here. The applicaition form for this announcement is available in Adobe PDF, Microsoft Word, and Corel WordPerfect formats.

Notice of Pro Bono opportunity in case 4:13-cv-00370

This is a notice of an opportunity to provide pro bono representation in a civil case that is pending in the Tallahassee division of this court. The case is McCroan v. Morgan, et al., Case No. 4:13cv370/MW/GRJ. The full public docket for this case is available here.

Notice of Pro Bono opportunity in case 5:13-cv-00189

This is a notice of an opportunity to provide pro bono representation in a civil case that is pending in the Panama City division of this court. The case is Payne v. Patrick, et al., Case No. 5:13cv189/RS/GRJ. The full public docket for this case is available 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.

Notice - FICTITIOUS ARREST WARRANT SCAM

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).

Update on CJA Disbursements (10/17/2013)

Due to a lack of funding, CJA Disbursements for attorneys, experts service providers, interpreters, and court reporters have been held nationally since mid-September. Under the continuing resolution that passed last night vouchers will now be disbursed in the order they were received. All pending vouchers are expected to be disbursed by October 25th. Thank you for your patience.

Judicial Conference Approves Fee Changes

The Judicial Conference has approved changes to the fee schedule, effective May 1, 2013. A complete list of the updated fees is available.

 
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