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

Please see the attached General Order regarding court operations under the circumstances created by COVID-19. General Order 22-17.

The Judicial Conference of the United States has authorized the appointment of two (2) full-time United States Magistrate Judges for the District of Arizona at Tucson, Arizona. These positions are created by the retirements of United States Magistrate Judge Leslie A. Bowman and United States Magistrate Judge D. Thomas Ferraro on March 15, 2023.

The full public notice and application is available below.

The Judicial Conference of the United States has authorized the appointment of a full-time United States Magistrate Judge for the District of Arizona at Phoenix, Arizona. This position is created by the retirement of United States Magistrate Judge Michelle H. Burns on February 22, 2023.

The full public notice and application is available below.

 

The current term of office of United States Magistrate Judge Deborah M. Fine at Phoenix, Arizona, is due to expire on May 3, 2023. The United States District Court is required by law to establish a panel of citizens to consider the reappointment of the magistrate judge to a new eight year term.

The duties of a magistrate judge in this court include the following:

conduct of most preliminary proceedings in criminal cases;
trial and disposition of misdemeanor cases;...

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As a reminder, the following steps must be completed to electronically file in NextGen CM/ECF for the District of Arizona.

Link your CM/ECF account to PACER.  

Training materials have been uploaded onto the District of Arizona's website and are available by...