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.

Fri, 2014-12-05

The United States District Court, Western District of Arkansas has an opening for a Pro Se Law Clerk. The position is full time and will be located in Fort Smith, Arkansas. The position is available on or after January 1, 2015. The position will...

Fri, 2014-12-05

The United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas will be closed in observance of Christmas on Thursday, December 25 and Friday, December 26.  The Court will also be closed on Thursday and Friday, January 1 and January 2 in...

Fri, 2014-11-14

The Western District of Arkansas is accepting applications from qualified candidates for a full-time CaseAdministrator in the Fort Smith Division. The position will be available on or after January 5, 2015.The position will perform, but is not...

Tue, 2014-10-21

The Federal Public Defender for the Western District of Arkansas is accepting applications for the position of Administrative Officer.  The FPD provides legal representation and criminal defense services to individuals charged with federal crimes...

Tue, 2014-10-21

The Federal Public Defender for the Western District of Arkansas is accepting applications for the position of Research and Writing Specialist.  The FPD provides legal representation and criminal defense services to individuals charged with...

Thu, 2014-10-09

The United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving on Thursday and Friday, November 27 and 28.   The Court will also be closed for Christmas on Thursday and Friday, December 25 and...

Mon, 2014-09-22

PAY.GOV was implemented by the Western District of Arkansas on September 22, 2014, for online payments of Pro Hac Vice motions and Notices of Appeal. Payments using credit cards and ACH...

Thu, 2014-09-18

GENERAL ORDER NO. 45, POLICY TO REFUND ELECTRONIC PAYMENTS was entered by Chief Judge P. K. Holmes, III on September 17, 2014. The General Order provides limited authority to...

Fri, 2014-09-05

GENERAL ORDER 44, ORDER REGARDING DEPOSIT AND INVESTMENT OF REGISTRY FUNDS was entered by Chief Judge P. K. Holmes, III, on August 26, 2014. The General Order provides that registry...

Thu, 2014-07-31

A number of United States district courts have reported that citizens in their districts are being targeted by a juror phishing email that asks recipients to provide personal identifiers (social security number, date of birth, mother’s maiden...

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