Announcements

Order Continuing Suspension of Paper Filing Requirements in Pro Se Cases

Based on declared public health emergencies impacting Washington, D.C. and the National Capital Region, and ongoing efforts to mitigate community transmission and the impact of COVID-19, the United States Court of Federal Claims continues to take steps to limit the number of court personnel who are required to be available to process filings submitted through the U.S. Postal Service, by messenger, or in the court's night box.

Order Restoring Procedures for Paper Filings

On November 2, 2020, the court issued an order modifying the procedures for paper filings due to conditions in Washington, D.C. that were anticipated to impact pedestrian and vehicular access to the National Courts Building. These conditions have resolved.

The full order can be found here.

 

Order Authorizing the Use of Zoom for Government

In accordance with updated guidance from the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, and considering Zoom for Government has received a FedRAMP Authorization to Operate (ATO), Zoom may now be used at the United States Court of Federal Claims.

For more information, please see the General Order.

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Order Extending Restricted Access to the Courthouse through April 30, 2021 (Posted March 30, 2021)

On March 25, 2021, the Chief Judges of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the United States Court of Federal Claims issued a joint administrative order extending restricted access to the National Courts Building through April 30, 2021.

The full order can be found here.

 

Order Modifying Procedures for Paper Filings

Effective at 12:01 a.m. on November 3, 2020, the process for paper filings is modified until further notice.

The full order can be found here.

 

Edward H. Meyers took the oath of office on October 26, 2020, as a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims

Edward H. Meyers took the oath of office on October 26, 2020, as a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims.  President Donald J. Trump nominated Judge Meyers on November 19, 2019, the United States Senate confirmed him on September 22, 2020, and the President appointed him to a 15-year term on October 20, 2020.  Chief Judge Eleni Roumel administered the oath of office.  

For Judge Meyers’ biography, please click here.

Order Extending Restricted Access to the Courthouse through November 22, 2020

On October 19, 2020, the Chief Judges of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the United States Court of Federal Claims issued a joint administrative order extending restricted access to the National Courts Building through November 22, 2020.

The full order can be found here.

 

President Trump designates Eleni M. Roumel as Chief Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims

On October 19, 2020, President Donald J. Trump designated Eleni M. Roumel as Chief Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims.  

For Chief Judge Roumel's biography, please click here.

 

Order Closing the Court on Friday, November 27, 2020

The United States Court of Federal Claims will be closed on Friday, November 27, 2020.

For more information, please see the General Order.

 

31st Annual Virtual Judicial Conference

Registration is OPEN for the Court's 31st Annual Virtual Judicial Conference, taking place on October 15, 2020 via WebEx.

Click here for more details and registration.

 

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