United States District Court, Northern District of Florida

Case 4:14cv107 - Brenner v. Scott, and Case 4:14cv138 - Grimsley v.Scott

An Order has been posted to case 4;14cv107, Brenner et al. v. Scott, and case 4:14cv138, Grimsley et al. v. Scott. Click here to view the full Order.

Public Notice - Availability of a Bankruptcy Judgeship Position in the Northern District of Georgia at Atlanta

The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit seeks applications from all highly qualified candidates for a fourteen-year appointment as United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Northern District of Georgia at Atlanta. Please see the full announcement for more information.

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

Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2071(b), notice and opportunity for comment is hereby given of 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 from the circuit website at www.ca11.uscourts.gov. More information about this announcement, is available here.

Notice of Pro Bono opportunity in case 5:13-cv-85

This is a notice of an opportunity to provide pro bono representation as Co-Counsel for the Plaintiff in a civil case in the Panama City Division of this court. More details about this case can be found here, and the full public docket is available here.

Notice of Pro Bono opportunity in case 5:11-cv-180

This is a notice of an opportunity to provide pro bono representation or provide consultation for the Plaintiff in a civil case in the Panama City Division of this court. More details about this case can be found here.

Notice of Pro Bono opportunity in case 4:13-cv-00116

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 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.

ALERT - EMAIL SCAM - SUBPOENA IN CRIMINAL CASE

The federal judiciary has learned of an email scam in which emails purporting to come from federal and state courts are infecting recipients with computer viruses.

The emails are addressed to an individual as a SUBPOENA IN CRIMINAL CASE instructing recipients to report to a hearing on a specified day and time. The emails also instruct recipients to review an attached document for detailed case information. When the attachments or links in the email are opened, a malicious program is launched that infects the recipient's computer. Several state courts have reported similar schemes, and also are warning the public about potential viruses. If you receive an email regarding a federal court case or matter of which you are unaware, you should contact the federal court in your jurisdiction before opening any attachments or links

ALERT - 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.

ALERT: SCAM EMAILS ABOUT PHONY COURT CASES CARRY COMPUTER VIRUS

The federal judiciary has learned of an email scam in which emails purporting to come from federal and state courts are infecting recipients with computer viruses.

According to the Security Operations Center of the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, the emails are instructing recipients to report to a hearing on a specified day and time. The emails also instruct recipients to review an attached document for detailed case information. When the attachments or links in the email are opened, a malicious program is launched that infects the recipient's computer. Several state courts have reported similar schemes, and also are warning the public about potential viruses.
Unless you are actively involved in a case in federal court and have consented to receive court notifications electronically, you generally will not be served with court documents electronically.
If you receive an email regarding a federal court case or matter of which you are unaware, you should contact the federal court in your jurisdiction before opening any attachments or links.

ALERT - 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).

 
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