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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.

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.

Tue, 2019-05-14

Due to ongoing construction at the Campbell House Hotel, the Judge Joe Lee Bankruptcy Institute will now be held at the Hyatt in downtown Lexington.  For additional information, or to register for the seminar, please click...

Tue, 2019-04-09

Members of the bar and public are cordially invited to an open house and reception celebrating the 40th anniversary of the United States Bankruptcy Code on Law Day, May 1, 2019, at 4:00 o'clock in the afternoon.  For further information and a...

Mon, 2019-04-01

The US Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky is pleased to celebrate April as “National Financial Literacy Month.”  To promote financial education for our youngest citizens, judges and many staff in the bankruptcy court are...

Tue, 2019-03-26

For the third year, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky participated in the Legal Food Frenzy, a drive to raise food, funds, and awareness for Kentucky’s food banks.  Sponsored by the Young Lawyers Division of...

Mon, 2019-03-04

Effective April 1, 2019, certain Official and Director's Forms will be updated with new dollar values, as required under Section 104 of the United States Bankruptcy Code.  These forms will be required for cases filed on or after the effective...

Fri, 2018-12-28

Despite the lapse in appropriation which funds the United States Judiciary, all United States Courts, including the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, continue to operate.  The CM/ECF system is available for the...

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