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Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

Fri, 2019-11-01

In response to planned road closures and anticipated heavy automobile and pedestrian traffic surrounding President Trump’s visit to Lexington on Monday, November 4, 2019, the US Bankruptcy Court will be operating with limited staff beginning in...

Mon, 2019-10-28

The United States Department of Justice, Office of the United States Trustee, seeks resumes from persons wishing to be considered for inclusion in a pool of trustees who may be appointed on a case-by-case basis to administer cases filed under the...

Thu, 2019-10-24

On Saturday, October 26, 2019, a Pay.gov scheduled outage will occur from approximately 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. ET. During the scheduled outage, users will be unable to pay CM/ECF filing fees due the court via the internet on-line payment service...

Wed, 2019-10-23

The UK Office of Continuing Legal Education has scheduled the 15th Biennial Consumer Bankruptcy Law Conference for April 16 and 17, 2020 at the Marriott Griffin Gate Resort in Lexington, KY.  Those interested may find additional information about...

Tue, 2019-10-22

Public comments are sought on various proposed changes to Federal Rules of Practice, along with certain Official Forms.  Information on the proposed changes and procedures for submitting comments may be found by clicking...

Tue, 2019-10-01

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky announces the appointment of the Honorable Gregory R. Schaaf as Chief United States Bankruptcy Judge for the district effective October 1, 2019.  Chief Judge Schaaf succeeds...

Wed, 2019-07-24

On Saturday, July 27, 2019, a Pay.gov scheduled outage will occur from approximately 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. ET. During the scheduled outage, users will be unable to pay CM/ECF filing fees due the court via the internet on-line payment service...

Thu, 2019-06-20

The US Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky has a job opening for a Director of Information Technology. Please see the announcement here

Wed, 2019-06-19

The National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges is seeking applications for its minority fellowship program, named in honor of Judge Cornelius Blackshear.  Up to five minority attorneys are named NCBJ Blackshear Fellows and are eligible to receive a...

Fri, 2019-06-07

The US Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky is seeking applicants for a Term Judicial Law Clerk.  To view the vacancy announcement, please click here.

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