News & Announcements

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.
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Fri, 07/08/2016

The Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure of the Judicial Conference of the United States recently posted draft amendments for Bankruptcy Rule 3015 and a new draft Rule 3015.1.  Both of these proposed rules are open for public comments...

Mon, 06/13/2016

Attorney Advisory Group Minutes from May 26, 2016. (click here)

Fri, 02/05/2016

Our biannual newsletter Court News and Views, Volume 10, is now available. In this volume we welcome Anthony Bush, a local bankruptcy attorney,...

Mon, 02/01/2016

Courtroom technology training:  as most of you know we just finished upgrading our bankruptcy courtrooms in Montgomery.  We recently held courtroom technology hands-on training for our attorneys.  If you were not able to attend and you would like...

Mon, 02/01/2016

The current five-year term of J. Thomas Corbett, United States Bankruptcy Administrator for the Northern District of Alabama, expires on December 4, 2016. Members of the bar and the public are invited to comment on whether Mr. Corbett should be...

Fri, 01/22/2016

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama will be closed on Monday, February 15th in observance of President's Day.

Sun, 11/29/2015

The ALMB Local Rules have been updated with the new forms that became effective on December 1, 2015. (Click here)

Tue, 10/20/2015

A sophisticated phone scam is targeting bankruptcy filers in several states, using personal information from filings and posing as attorneys to get intended victims to...

Tue, 09/01/2015

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Bankruptcy and Evidence Rules have proposed amendments to their respective rules, and requested that the proposals be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment. The proposed...

Fri, 08/21/2015

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama is announcing a vacancy for a Term Law Clerk for Chief Judge William R Sawyer.   If you are interested in applying, please click...