CM/ECF File Size Limit Increased to 50 MB

Effective immediately, the Court of Federal Claims has increased the file size limit in CM/ECF from 12 MB to 50 MB. That means that for each filing, the main document and each attachment must be no more than 50 MB in size. For more information on CM/ECF, please visit the CM/ECF Resources page or call the Clerk's Office at 202-357-6402.

Change in Clerk's Office Hours of Operation

Effective August 1, 2016, the clerk's office will be open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on business days.


FRAUD ALERT: The Court of Federal Claims DOES NOT call, email, or send letters requesting money or personal identifying information.

ALERT: Verizon Service Outages

ALERT: July 19, 2016: Telephone service to the court continues to be disrupted for a second day. Verizon is still seeking a resolution.

Death Announcement: Judge George Wesley Miller, Jr., 1941-2016

Judge George Wesley Miller, Jr., of the United States Court of Federal Claims, died Monday, June 27, 2016. Judge Miller was appointed to the United States Court of Federal Claims by President George W. Bush and joined the bench on December 13, 2003. He retired on August 6, 2013.

Judge Miller was born in Schenectady, New York in 1941. He received his A.B. degree from Princeton University in 1963 and his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1966.

CM/ECF will be unavailable.

CM/ECF will be unavailable for 24 hours from Friday, June 24, 2016, 6:00 pm through Saturday, June 25, 2016, 6:00 pm. The court will be upgrading to a centralized platform, the first step in the process to move to CM/ECF Next Generation.

Electronic Record Retrieval (SmartScan)

Beginning June 1, 2016, members of the public may request same-day electronic delivery of non-sealed/non-restricted archived case files up to 100 pages in length for a fee of $19.90 plus $0.65 per page. This service, known as SmartScan, may not be used for documents that exceed 100 pages. For the court’s complete fee schedule, please click here.