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Wed, 12/05/2018

Updated through November 2018 - Bankruptcy Filing Statistics

Tue, 12/04/2018

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana will be upgrading its CMECF software to the Next Generation (NextGen) of CM/ECF in the upcoming months. We anticipate going live with NextGen during the first quarter of...

Tue, 12/04/2018

Join Judge Elizabeth W. Magner, Chief Judge of the Bankruptcy Court in the EDLA, and Denise Sawyer, Bankruptcy Court Clerk’s Office, to learn about NextGen filing for bankruptcy court on January 9th at noon.

This free training seminar is...

Tue, 12/04/2018

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court, EDLA Clerk's office will close early on the following dates:

On, December 5, 2018 in recognition of the National Day of...

Wed, 11/28/2018

The Clerk's Office Holiday Schedule:


December 24 

December 25 

December 31 

January 1st...

Mon, 09/10/2018

The current 14-year term of U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Elizabeth Magner of the Eastern District of Louisiana will expire September 8, 2019. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit is considering whether to reappoint Judge Magner to a new 14-...

Wed, 09/05/2018

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit seeks applications from all highly qualified candidates for a 14-year appointment as a United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Western District of Louisiana at Alexandria.