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U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Florida
Chief Judge: Karen K. Specie
Clerk of Court: Traci E. Abrams
“Our Mission: To administer justice fairly while providing excellent assistance to those we serve."  

Court Announcements and News

Paralegal and Legal Assistant Training Seminar to be held Friday, October 20, 2017

August 16, 2017

The Clerk's Office for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Florida will host a half day training seminar for paralegals and legal assistants in conjunction with the Northern District of Florida Bankruptcy Bar Association Annual Conference.

Click HERE for more information.

Proposed Amendments for Public Comment

August 14, 2017

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Evidence Rules have proposed amendments to rules and forms, and have asked that they be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment. The comment period closes on 2/15/2018. CLICK HERE for more information.

Vacancy Announcement - Bankruptcy Generalist Clerk

July 20, 2017

The Office of the Clerk is accepting applications for a Bankruptcy Generalist Clerk position in our Tallahassee office. Information on the position including application deadlines and requirements is available HERE.

2018 Eleventh Circuit Judicial Conference Instructions for Admission to the Bar of NDFL

April 21, 2017

Please complete the attached form if you are attending the 2018 Eleventh Circuit Judicial Conference and would like to be admitted to the Northern District of Florida Bar during bar admissions ceremony on May 5, 2018. Admissions requirements and form can be found here.

Interim Order Adopting Revised Negative Notice Legend Signed 4/19/17 (Admin Ord 17-001)

April 19, 2017

In accordance with Administrative Order 17-001, Interim Order Adopting Revised Negative Notice Legend Used in Accordance with N.D. Fla. LBR 2002-2, the negative notice legend set forth in N.D. Fla. FBR 2002-2 will be required for all negative notice motions and papers effective May 15, 2017. Please see LF-10 on the Forms page of this website for the new legend language.


Daily docket

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