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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

An Updated Version of McAfee May Mark Email Generated by CM/ECF as Spam

June 11, 2015

The Administrative Office of the Federal Judiciary has advised that law firms, attorneys and/or parties who are running the recently updated version of McAfee may not receive email from ECF. As it is understood, email generated by ECF may be recognized as spam for those running this updated version of McAfee.

Pro Bono Grants Available from The American College of Bankruptcy

June 8, 2015

The American College of Bankruptcy Foundation makes grants to bankruptcy pro bono programs to assist these programs in providing bankruptcy services through volunteer attorneys. Again this year, we have about $300,000 available for grants of up to $10,000 per grantee. The deadline for grant application submittal is July 1, 2015. The application form and other background information can be found at http://www.acbfoundation.org .

NCBJ Announces Blackshear NCBJ Presidential Fellowship Opportunities for the 2015 Conference in Miami Beach

April 30, 2015

The National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges will soon be accepting applications for its Honorable Cornelius Blackshear Presidential Fellowship for minority lawyers who practice bankruptcy law. Click HERE for information about Judge Blackshear, the Fellowship criteria, the application form and other information about the program. The information is also on the Blackshear tab on the home page of http://www.ncbj.org/ .

American College of Bankruptcy Offers Grants - Applications Due July 1

April 30, 2015

The American College of Bankruptcy awards grants to legal services organizations whose activities are consistent with the objective of the respective missions of the College and Foundation. Applications for grants during a calendar year must be received on or before July 1 of the calendar year. Visit http://www.acbfoundation.org/ under the heading "Pro Bono Projects Looking for Grants" for more information including the application form and preferred activities eligible for grants.

Noticing Project Procedural Update

February 24, 2015

The Court will now serve the "Notice of Case Number Change" in order to ensure timely receipt by all parties. In addition, the document has been updated to note that the latest updates will initially appear in yellow highlighted text so that the changes may be easily reviewed.


Daily docket

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