Public Notices

Date
Title
2014-06-27Public Notice Concerning CJA Panel Membership
2014-06-26Reappointment of Incumbent Bankruptcy Administrator – Middle District of Alabama
2014-06-11Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission Notice Relating to Applications for U.S. District Judge, Southern District of Florida
2014-06-02Warning! Arrest Warrant Scam!
2014-05-03Notice: CM/ECF and eJuror will not be available on Saturday May 10th from 7 am to 12 Noon EDT due to systems maintenance. We apologize for this inconvenience.
2014-05-02Juror Appreciation Week - May 5 - 9, 2014
2014-05-01Reappointment of Magistrate Judge Barry S. Seltzer, Fort Lauderdale, Florida (Posted 05/01/2014)
2014-04-28Availability of a Bankruptcy Judgeship Position in the Southern District of Alabama at Mobile (posted 4/28/14)
2014-04-15Availability of a Bankruptcy Judgeship Position in the Northern District of Alabama, Northern & Western Divisions (posted 04/15/14)
2014-04-14Reappointment of Magistrate Judge John J. O’Sullivan, Miami, Florida (Posted 04/14/2014)
2014-04-14Reappointment of Magistrate Judge Andrea M. Simonton, Miami, Florida (Posted 04/14/2014)
2014-04-01Bankruptcy Court – Administrative Order 14-02 In re: Appointment of Advisory Committee for the Study of the Local Rules of Practice (04/01/2014)
2014-03-14Electronic Distribution of CJA Appointment Vouchers
2014-02-03Reappointment of Judge John T. Laney III – Chief United States Bankruptcy Judge, Middle District of Georgia
2014-01-31 Notice: Possible System Issues Affecting CM/ECF & Access to the Court’s Website

Friday January 31, 2014

On a national level, there have been reports of connectivity issues affecting the Courts. These issues are intermittently affecting all uscourts.gov web sites and may include the FLSD CM/ECF system. Attorneys may have difficulty filing via CM/ECF and accessing our local website.

As a precautionary measure, it is suggested that you review the CM/ECF Administrative Procedures, Section 3H(4) “Technical Failure of the Court’s CM/ECF System” at http://www.flsd.uscourts.gov/?page_id=54
2014-01-28West Palm Beach Courthouse is temporarily closed for the remainder of today, January 28, 2014, due to water line interruption. The Courthouse will reopen for business as usual on Wednesday, January 29, 2014.
2014-01-24The U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida will be hosting its Fourth Biennial Bench & Bar Conference on Friday, April 25, 2014, at the Miami Beach Convention Center. The Conference will include a variety of practice-related sessions and networking opportunities throughout the day.

Please go to the Conference website to register: http://www.sdflabenchbarconference.com/register.php
2014-01-10Due to school closures in Palm Beach and St. Lucie Counties, the West Palm Beach and Fort Pierce courthouses will be closed today, Friday, January 10, 2014.
2013-12-16Reappointment of Incumbent Federal Public Defender – Northern District of Florida
2013-12-03Proposed Amendments to Eleventh Circuit Rules and Internal Operating Procedures.
2013-11-20Public Access to Civil Motions to Seal
2013-11-19Administrative Order 2013-80 – Amendments to the Local Rules
2013-11-06Administrative Order 2013-71 In Re Court Operations During Holidays
2013-10-30Notice: Changes to the Fee Schedule – Effective December 2, 2013
2013-09-30Judiciary to Remain Open If Government Shuts Down
2013-09-19Administrative Order 2013-58 – Notice of Proposed Amendments to the Local Rules, Opportunity for Public Comments and Hearing to Receive Comments
2013-09-18Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission Notice Relating to Finalists for U.S. District Judge, Southern District of Florida
2013-09-11Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission Relating to Finalists for U.S. District Judge, Middle District of Florida U.S. Attorney, Middle District of Florida
2013-08-28Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission Notice Relating to Interviews of Applicants for U.S. District Judge, Middle District of Florida, U.S. Attorney, Middle District of Florida and U.S. District Judge, Southern District of Florida
2013-08-14 IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED TO ENSURE NOTICES OF ELECTRONIC FILING (NEFS) ARE DELIVERED (08/14/13)

At 5:00 p.m. yesterday, the Administrative Office of the United States Courts notified us that they made server changes that impact the delivery of Notices of Electronic Filing (NEF) sent regarding activity in CM/ECF throughout the entire Court system. To ensure the delivery of NEFs from the Southern District of Florida, you MUST contact your email provider or your computer support department and request to have the new uscourts.gov mail server IP addresses listed below “whitelisted” (accepted, approved or recognized).

We recommend that you have this information updated immediately to ensure the delivery of NEFs.

Note: The CM/ECF Help Desk at the Southern District of Florida cannot provide you with instruction on how to make these changes nor can they make these changes for you.
USCOURTS.GOV Mail Server IP addresses to be whitelisted:

– 63.241.40.200
– 63.241.40.202
– 63.241.40.204
– 63.241.40.205
– 199.107.16.200
– 199.107.16.202
– 199.107.16.204
– 199.107.16.205
– 206.18.112.200
– 206.18.112.202
– 206.18.112.204
– 206.18.112.205

We apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you.
2013-08-08Notice of and Opportunity for Comment on Amendments to the Rules of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
2013-07-29Availability of a Bankrtupcy Judgeship Position in the Middle District of Georgia at Macon
2013-07-19CM/ECF and eJuror will not be available Saturday July 27th from 08:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT due to systems maintenance. We apologize for this inconvenience.
2013-07-16Important Notice from The Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission Advising of Additional U.S. District Judge Vacancies and Advising of Changes in Application Deadline and Interview Dates for U.S. District Judges and U.S. Attorney
2013-07-01Administrative Order 2013-37 In re Court Closure on Friday, July 5, 2013
2013-06-28Public Notice Concerning CJA Panel Membership
2013-06-19Issue with NEFs sent on Monday, June 17, 2013

The Clerk’s Office in the Southern District of Florida has been notified by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts of a technical failure with the delivery of CM/ECF notices of electronic filing (NEFs) to attorneys on Monday, June 17, 2013, which affected all courts in the nation. All NEFs from Monday, June 17th, were resent this afternoon. When you receive the NEFs, the message will indicate the notice is for activity on Monday, June 17th. Unfortunately, this means that individuals may receive duplicate NEFs for filings on Monday. The Clerk’s Office apologizes for the inconvenience.
2013-06-05Reappointment of Michael G. Williamson, United States Bankruptcy Judge in the Middle District of Florida
2013-06-05Reappointment of C. Ray Mullins, Chief United States Bankruptcy Judge in the Northern District of Georgia
2013-04-09Notice of and Opportunity for Comment on Amendments to the Rules of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
2013-03-29Increased Fees for Filing New Civil Cases – Effective May 1, 2013
2013-02-21ADDENDUM to Case Management Electronic Case Filing (CM/ECF) Administrative Procedures
2013-02-15Administrative Order 2013-12 In re Appointment of Ad Hoc CJA Panel Selection Committee for US District Court SDFL and Random Designation of Expiring Terms of Current Panel Members
2013-02-15Administrative Order 2013-11 In re Amendment to the Courts Criminal Justice Act Panel Plan for the US District Court Southern District of Florida
2013-01-18Electronic Records on Appeal Program – Effective February 1, 2013
2013-01-08Public Notice – Vacancy of U.S. Magistrate Judge
2012-11-29Administrative Order 2012-91 In Re Amendments to the Local Rules
2012-10-30Administrative Order 2012-88 in re Court Operations During Holidays
2012-10-25Court Closure Policy – Hurricane Sandy
2012-10-16Q & A: Metadata and Court Filings (October 16, 2012)
2012-10-16Q & A: Redaction Policy and Procedures (October 16, 2012)
2012-09-21Administrative Order 2012-74 which includes the Proposed Amendments to the Local Rules
2012-08-27Storm (Isaac) Updates
2012-08-25Closure of Key West, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and Palm Beach Federal Courthouses on Monday, August 27, 2012
2012-07-16Public Notice – Vacancy of U.S. Magistrate Judge
2012-07-12ADDENDUM to Case Management Electronic Case Filing (CM/ECF) Administrative Procedures -7/12/2012
2012-07-02New Administrative Order posted 2012-54 In re Order of Appointment of William Matthewman as US Magistrate Judge at West Palm Beach, FL (07/02/2012)
2012-07-02New Administrative Order posted 2012-55 In re Reassignment of Judge Robin S. Rosenbaum’s Pending Cases (07/02/2012)
2012-06-29New Administrative Order Posted 2012-53 In re Amended Magistrate Judge Pairing Assignment Plan (06/29/2012)
2012-06-27New Administrative Order posted 2012-52 In re Appointment of Federal Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel (06/27/2012)
2012-06-22Reappointment of Judge A. Jay Cristol, Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida (06/22/12)
2012-06-07Solicitation for Review (revised 6/7/2012)
2012-05-15Notice to Attorneys: Fees Related to Notices of Appeal – Effective June 1, 2012 (posted 05/15/2012)
2012-05-10Miscellaneous Fee Increases effective June 1, 2012 (posted 05/10/2012)
2012-05-07Availability of a Bankruptcy Judge Position In The Middle District of Florida at Orlando (posted 5/7/2012)
2012-04-30Notice Relating to Finalist for U.S. District Judge, Southern District of Florida (posted 04/30/2012)
2012-04-26ADDENDUM to Case Management Electronic Case Filing (CM/ECF) Administrative Procedures -4/26/2012
2012-04-24Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission Notice Relating to Interviews of Applicants for U.S. District Judge, Southern District of Florida
2012-04-04Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission Notice Relating to Finalists for U.S. District Judge, Middle District of Florida
2012-03-30Administrative Order 2012-34 In Re Appointment of Magistrate Judge Barry S Seltzer as Chief United States Magistrate Judge
2012-03-29Administrative Order 2012-33 In Re Appointment of Alicia M. Otazo-Reyes as United States Magistrate Judge at Miami Florida
2012-03-27ADDENDUM to Case Management Electronic Case Filing (CM/ECF) Administrative Procedures
2012-02-28Administrative Order 2012-14 – Elimination of Attorney Admissions Examination
2012-01-31Administrative Order 2012-4 Attorney Admission Renewal Fee for Retention of Membership in the Bar of This Court
2012-01-31Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission Notice Relating to Interviews of Applicants for U.S. District Judge, Middle District of Florida
2012-01-31Administrative Order 2012-4 Attorney Admission Renewal Fee for Retention of Membership in the Bar of This Court
2012-01-19Administrative Order 2012-001 Courtroom Cameras Pilot Project
2012-01-17Notice: Pay.gov will be unavailable on Saturday January 21, 2012 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM ET.
2012-01-13Responsibility for Maintaining Current Email Address in CM/ECF
2012-01-10Notice for Appointment of New Magistrate Judge – Middle District of Florida
2011-12-30Amendment to Realtime Service Policy Effective January 1, 2012
2011-12-30Electronic Public Access Fee Increase – Effective April 1, 2012
2011-12-20Reappointment of Incumbent Federal Public Defender — Middle District of Florida
2011-12-07Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission Notice Relating to Applications for U.S. District Judge, Middle District of Florida
2011-12-01Revised CM/ECF Administrative Procedures (which includes text-searchable requirement) – Effective 12/01/2011
2011-11-29Local Rules – Effective December 1, 2011
2011-11-29Administrative Order 2011-100 In Re: Amendments to the Local Rules
2011-11-03Administrative Order 2011-92 In Re Court Operations During Holidays
2011-10-19Reappointment of Magistrate Judge Chris M. McAliley, Miami, Florida
2011-10-19Pursuant to Administrative Order 2007-44, the Key West Courthouse is closed today, Wednesday, October 19, 2011, due to hazardous weather and the closure of Monroe County schools.
2011-10-19New Miscellaneous Fee Increase Effective November 1, 2011
2011-10-19Administrative Order 2011-84 In re Order Establishing New Admission Fee for Attorneys Seeking Admission to the Southern District of Florida Bar
2011-09-29Administrative Order 2011-82 – Notice of Proposed Amendments to the Local Rules, Opportunity for Public Comments and Hearing to Receive Comments
2011-09-28Application For Federal Public Defender For The Southern District Of Florida
2011-09-19Position In The Northern District of Florida at Tallahassee (9/19/11)
2011-09-06Availability of a Bankruptcy Judge Position In The Northern District of Georgia at Atlanta (9/6/11)
2011-08-16Vacancy of U.S. Magistrate Judge – NDFL (Posted 8/16/2011)
2011-08-02Vacancy of U.S. Magistrate Judge - Miami
2011-08-01lBankruptcy Court Notice of Entry of Administrative Order 11-02 Adopting Amended Local Rules, Forms, Guidelines and Instructions Effective August 1, 2011
2011-07-27Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission Notice Relating to Finalists for U.S. District Judge, Southern District of Florida and U.S. Marshal, Southern District of Florida
2011-05-16Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission 2011-2012 and Notice Relating to U.S. Marshal
2011-05-03Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission 2011-2012 and Notice Relating To Applications for Judgeships
2011-05-03Vacancy of U.S. Magistrate Judge (Two Positions)
2011-04-15Administrative Order 2011-5 re Amendments to the Local Rules – Effective April 15, 2011
2011-04-14011 Local Rules – Effective 04/15/2011
2011-04-14CM/ECF Administrative Procedures – Effective 04/15/2011
2011-04-08Impact of Government Shutdown
2011-03-24Reappoinment of Magistrate Judge Edwin G. Torres
2011-02-23Reappointment Evaluation of Magistrate Judge James M. Hopkins
2010-12-16Interim Amendments to the Briefing Schedule for Summary Judgment Motions in the Local Rules (12/16/2010)
2010-12-07Amendments to the Local Rules - Notice of Proposed Amendments of Opportunity for Public Comments and of Hearing to Receive Comments
2010-10-21Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Notice - Updated
2010-08-16Reappointment of Magistrate Judge Frank J. Lynch, Jr., Fort Pierce, Florida
2010-07-30Proposed Amendments to the 11th Circuit Rules
2010-07-19Reappointment of Magistrate Judge Patrick A. White, Miami, Florida
2009-12-30Extended Deadline Public Notice Vacancy of Magistrate Judge
2009-12-29Implementation of Hourly Rate and Case Maximum Increase for CJA Panel Attorneys
2009-12-04Public Notice Concerning Proposed Amendments to 11th Circuit Rules
2009-11-19United States Magistrate Judge Selection
2009-11-19Notice of Entry of Admin Orders 09-6, 09-7, 09-8 and Notice of Amended Federal Rules
2009-09-01Notice of Entry of Bankruptcy Admin Order 09-5 - Proposed Amended Local Rules and Opportunity for Public Comment
2009-06-01Reappointment of Magistrate Judge William C. Turnoff
2009-06-01Reappointment of Magistrate Judge Lurana S. Snow
2009-04-21April 24, 2009 Attorney Admission Exam
2009-03-12CJA Panel - Implementation of Hourly Rate
2008-12-01Notice of proposed amendments to the Rules of the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals and to Addendum Three
2008-10-14Clerk's Office Hours of Operation
2008-09-26
Reappointment of Bankruptcy Administrator Valrey W. Early III
2008-09-24Reappointment of US Bankruptcy Court Judge Thomas B. Benett
2008-09-23Reappointment of US Bankruptcy Court Judge C. Michael Stilson
2008-08-08Notice of and opportunity for comment on amendments to the rules of the US Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit
2008-03-26No Attorney Training During Implementation of CM-ECF 3.1
2007-07-19Notice to Terminated Attorneys Regarding CMECF Notices
2007-06-22Reappointment of Federal Public Defender Middle District of Florida
2007-06-12New Search Function-Obtaining general bar date of admission
2007-05-01Century Village Payments
2007-04-20Clerk's Office and CMECF Support Hours
2007-04-13Reappointment of US Bankruptcy Court Judge Raymond B. Ray
2007-04-12Reappointment of US Bankruptcy Court Judge Paul Hyman
2007-04-10Clerks Notice of Press Procedures 04-60001-CR-Padilla
2007-03-05Century Village WPB Payment Information
2006-12-29Court Closed on January 2, 2007 for National Day of Mourning
2006-12-22Clerk's Office Customer Service Hours on December 22nd and December 26th
2006-09-29Receipt of Notices of Electronic Filing During CM-ECF Conversion
2006-08-01Notice of Amendments to the Rules of the 11th Circuit US Court of Appeals
2006-08-01Discontinuation of Current E-Filing Practices
2006-07-24Reappointment Notice-Magistrate Judges Seltzer, Brown, O'Sullivan, Simonton, Garber
2006-04-12Notice of proposed amendments to the Rules of the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals
2006-03-07Court Fees to Increase Effective April 9, 2006
2005-11-03Return to Normal Operations on Monday, November 7, 2005
2005-08-04Notice of proposed amendments to the rules of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals
2005-02-28Reappointment of US Magistrate Judge Ted E Bandstra - Miami FL
2005-02-25Amendments to the Local Rules
2005-02-23Update re West Palm Beach Courthouse
2004-08-31Notice October Attorney Admissions Exam
2004-03-29Amendments to the Local Rules
2003-08-16Admin Order 2003-86 Modification of Northern Div Magistrate Pairing
2003-08-14Admin Order 2003-91 Change to Ft. Lauderdale Duty Judge
2003-08-04Notice of Amendments to the Rules of the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals
2003-07-09Admin Order 2003-79 and Disclosure Regulations
2003-06-23Admin Order 2003-74 Change to 2003 Fort Lauderdale Duty Judge
2003-06-03Admin Order 2003-49 Change to 2003 Miami Duty Judge
2003-02-21Admin Order 2003-10 Nightbox Filing Procedures
2003-01-09Criminal Justice Act Seminars and Workshop/01-09-2003Criminal-Justice-Act-Seminars-and-Workshops.pdf">Criminal Justice Act Seminars and Workshops
2002-06-21Modification to Miami Magistrate Judge Pairing Plan
2002-06-21Implementation of Northern and Central Division Magistrate Judge Pairing Plan
2002-06-17Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Notice
2002-04-162002 Local Rules Errata Page
2002-04-08Local Rules Effective April 15, 2002
2002-01-29Administrative Order 2002-03 - Amendments to the Local Rules
2001-12-17Amendments to the Local Rules
2001-12-17Repeal of S.D. Fla. L.R. 5.2.D.