Welcome to the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas. This site is designed to provide convenient and easy access to information about the court and its operations. Our main office is located in Fort Smith, with divisional offices in El Dorado, Fayetteville, Harrison, Hot Springs, and Texarkana.
The Office of the Federal Public Defender for the Western District of Arkansas announces an immediate opening for an ASSISTANT FEDERAL PUBLIC DEFENDER in its divisional office in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Starting salary will range from $50,894 - $77,614.
All applications must be submitted no later than Monday, July 8, 2013.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit is accepting applications [under authority of 18 U.S.C. § 3006A(g)(2)(A)] from all qualified persons for the position of Federal Public Defender for the Western District of Missouri headquartered in Kansas City. The term of appointment is four years; annual salary at an amount not to exceed the salary of the U.S. Attorney for the district, currently $155,500. The Federal Public Defender provides federal criminal defense services to individuals unable to afford counsel.
The Administrative Office of the United States Courts has announced the cost of filing a new civil case will increase to $400.00, effective May 1, 2013. This increase includes a $50.00 Administrative Fee for new civil cases, in addition to the current $350.00 filing fee.
Amended General Order No. 16 IN RE: PLAN FOR THE RANDOM SELECTION OF JURORS was entered by Chief Judge P. K. Holmes, III, effective January 30, 2013.
Amended General Order No. 3 IN RE: EEO/EDR PLAN FOR WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS was entered by Chief Judge P. K. Holmes, III, effective January 30, 2013.
General Order No. 42 - IN RE: PLAN FOR DIRECT ASSIGNMENT OF SOCIAL SECURITY APPEAL CASES TO A UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE was entered by Chief Judge P. K. Holmes, III, on January 17, 2013.
Amended General Order No. 7 IN RE: SEARCH AND SEIZURE WARRANTS was entered by Chief Judge P. K. Holmes, III, effective January 10, 2013.