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.

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...

April 12, 2019

This is a notice of an opportunity to provide pro bono representation in a trial and all matters leading up to trial. The case is Kidane B. Mengesha v. Stokes, et al., Case No. 3:16-cv-446-MCR-GRJ. The parties have tentatively consented to the...

April 9, 2019

This is a notice of an opportunity to provide pro bono representation in a trial and all matters leading up to trial. The case is Demetrius Laredo Walker v. Herron, et al., Case No. 1:17-cv-079-MW-GRJ. The trial will take place in the Gainesville...

April 8, 2019

This is a notice of an opportunity to provide pro bono representation in a jury trial. The case is Wesley Timothy Fullard v. Maria Thomas, R.N., and Carrie Rhodes, L.P.N., case no. 4:16cv507- MW/CAS.

Plaintiff is a prisoner in the custody...

March 1, 2019

The United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Official Court Reporter in the Tallahassee Division. An Official Court Reporter is responsible for the verbatim...

February 15, 2019

This is a notice of an opportunity to provide pro bono representation in a jury trial. The case is Quincy Alexander Williams v. Rickman, et al., Case No. 5:13cv9-MW-GRJ. Although this is a Panama City case, the trial will take place in the...

January 29, 2019

The Judges of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida are pleased to announce that Hope T. Cannon has been selected to join our district as a fulltime magistrate judge in the Pensacola Division of the Court. Ms....

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...

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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