General Orders and Notice Regarding Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Court Operations

Please see the attached General Orders and Notice, regarding court operations under the exigent circumstances created by COVID-19. General Order 20-12, General Order 20-15, General Order 20-16, General Order 20-17, General Order 20-18, General Order 20-19, General Order 20-20, General Order 20-25, General Order 20-26, General Order 20-27 and General Order 20-30.

There will be a three minute CM/ECF service interruption on this site sometime between 05:00 AM MST and 10:00 AM MST on Saturday, August 15, 2020.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and appreciate your patience and understanding during this process.

The Clerk’s Office customer service counters will remain closed to the public until further notice.  The document drop boxes in the lobbies of the Phoenix and Tucson Courthouses will remain in place for document filings and criminal debt payments.  

If you have any questions, please contact customer service at (520) 205-4200 (Tucson) or (602) 322-7200 (Phoenix).


Pro bono representation of parties in civil cases, who are unable to afford an attorney, is an important responsibility of the bar.  In addition to providing a valuable service to pro se litigants and the Court, many attorneys find volunteering is a great way to give back to the community and to develop federal court experience.  The United States District Court for the District of Arizona offers opportunities for lawyers to assist self-represented litigants in the following ways, and we...