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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, 2019-10-24

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, 2019-10-01

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.

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...

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