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On April 15, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia plans to upgrade to NextGen CM/ECF. More »
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia has approved revisions to Local Civil Rule 83.1 and Local Criminal Rule 57.1, both titled, Attorneys: Admission to Practice...
On Monday, April 15, 2019, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia is scheduled to implement the Next Generation of CM/ECF (NextGen).  All CM/ECF users who wish to e-f...
The Atlanta, Gainesville, Newnan, and Rome divisions of the U.S. More »
Revisions to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, and Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure became effective on December 1, 2018.  More information regarding th...
As of December 1, 2018, revisions to Local Rule 5.1A, which addresses electronic filing, and revisions to Appendix H to the Local Rules, Revised Electronic Case Filing Standing Order and Admini...
On behalf of the Judges of the Northern District of Georgia, I am pleased to announce the selection of Christopher C. Bly, to join our Court as a United States Magistrate Judge. More »
Revisions to Local Rule 83.1F and Appendix G, which are the rules addressing Attorney Discipline and the rules governing the Committee on Discipline, respectively, are now in effect.  ...
The Judicial Conference approved and implemented a new 3-day transcript rate. The rate is now in effect. More »
Residents of the Northern District of Georgia continue to receive fraudulent phone calls claiming that the victim failed to appear for jury duty in federal court.  The scammer tells the victim that...
New Local Rule 3.4 and new Local Patent Rule 1.4, which contain requirements for parties to complete and file AO Form 120 or AO Form 121, as applicable, in appropriate patent, copyright, and tradem...

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