News & Announcements

Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

January 17, 2019

Despite a partial shutdown of the federal government that began on Dec. 22, 2018, the Judiciary remains open and can continue operations for approximately three weeks, through Jan. 11, 2019, by using court fee balances and other funds not...

October 30, 2018

The U.S. District Court in Panama City will be closed until further notice.  

Per Administrative Order, amended October 30th, 2018, all...

January 9, 2019

The current four-year term of Kevin L. Butler, Federal Public Defender for the Northern District of Alabama at Birmingham, expires 16 October 2019. The Federal Public Defender, under authority of 18 U.S.C. § 3006A(g)(2)(A), provides criminal...

December 21, 2018

This is a notice of an opportunity to provide pro bono representation in Mann v. Calderon, et al., Case No. 1:17-cv-241-MW-GRJ.
Plaintiff, an inmate in the Florida Department of Corrections, currently incarcerated at Tomoka Correctional...

December 2, 2018

This is a notice of an opportunity to provide pro bono representation in a nonjury trial. The case is Durrell Sims v. Julie L. Jones, Secretary of the Florida Department of Corrections, Case No. 4:16cv49-RH-CAS. ...

September 7, 2018

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. ...

August 16, 2018

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...

July 19, 2018

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.
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May 22, 2018

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. 
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May 8, 2018

This is a notice of an opportunity to provide pro bono

representation in a case ready to be set for bench trial. The

case is Oliver v. Gafford, et al., Case No. 5:15cv153-MW-GRJ.

Plaintiff, an inmate in the Florida...

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