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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.

Mon, 08/26/2019

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Appellate, Bankruptcy, and Civil Rules has proposed amendments to certain rules, and it has requested that the amendments be circulated to the bench, bar and public for comment.  The public...
Fri, 08/16/2019

We currently have an Employment Opportunity for a Financial Specialist, please see the vacancy announcement below...

Thu, 08/01/2019

 The Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Virginia is requesting proposals for the replacement and upgrade of various audiovisual components in the U.S. Bankruptcy Courtroom in Roanoke, VA (location address: 210 Church Avenue, SW, Roanoke...

Wed, 06/12/2019

In the fourth quarter of 2019, the Court will upgrade its Case Management/Electronic Case Filing System (CM/ECF) to the Next Generation (NextGen) of CM/ECF.  There are a couple of things that you can do now to prepare for the upgrade.  Please...

Tue, 05/28/2019

The deadline for registering for the Western District of Virginia Bankruptcy Conference is Friday, May 31, 2019.  If you have not already registered, please do so by May 31st.  The conference will be on June 7, 2019, in Roanoke.  A link providing...

Tue, 05/07/2019

The registration period for the Western District of Virginia Bankruptcy Conference is now open.  The conference will be on June 7, 2019, in Roanoke.  A link providing more details on how to register and additional information on the program is...

Mon, 04/29/2019

Commencing Wednesday, May 1, 2019, the Lynchburg office will stop accepting cash.  Additionally, commencing on May 1, 2019, any payments (other than electronic payments through CM/ECF) relating to a case filed in Lynchburg must be mailed to the...

Mon, 04/01/2019

Judge Connelly and Judge Black invite members of the bar and their employees to a brown bag lunch on May 20, 2019, from 12:00 - 1:30 PM in the Roanoke courtroom.  Jim Reynolds, Clerk of Court, will also be available at this event.  Please bring...

Wed, 03/13/2019

Effective April 1, 2019, there will be automatic adjustments to certain dollar amounts in the Bankruptcy Code, Title 28 of the U.S. Code, and Official and Director's Bankruptcy Forms.  Please see the link below for additional information.

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Mon, 03/11/2019

Judge Connelly invites members of the bar and their employees to two brown bag lunches.  The first will be held on March 28, 2019, from 1:00 - 2:00 PM at the Lynchburg courthouse.  The second will be held on April 11, 2019, from 1:00 - 2:00 PM at...

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