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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.

Sun, 02/12/2017

Due to the inclement weather, the Office of the Clerk will be closed on Monday, February 13, 2017.  Should you wish to reach someone immediately, please leave a voice mail on the main telepone  line or send a message to our general email address...

Thu, 02/09/2017

Although the Office of the Clerk will close today at 11:00 a.m. due to the inclement weather, staff will be working remotely.  Should you wish to reach a member of the staff, please leave a voice message on the main line or send an email to the...

Thu, 01/19/2017

The BAP is pleased to announce that the Circuit Council for the First Circuit has approved the reappointment of Judge J. Michael Deasy (Bankr. D.N.H.) to the BAP for the period of one year, from March 16, 2017, through March 15, 2018.

Fri, 12/02/2016

On Sunday, December 4, 2016, CM/ECF will not be accessible between 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM.  No outside filers will be able to file during this time. 

Tue, 11/08/2016

The BAP is pleased to announce that on September 15, 2016, the Circuit Council for the First Circuit issued an Order of Appointment appointing Judge Christopher J. Panos (Bankr. D. Massachusetts) to  the U.S. Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the...

Fri, 09/09/2016

 
The Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure approved publication of proposed amendments to the following bankruptcy rules and forms for a comment period ending February 15, 2017:

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Tue, 04/19/2016

The BAP is pleased to announce that on April 15, 2016, the Circuit Council for the First Circuit issued an Order of Appointment appointing Judge Michael A. Fagone (D. Maine) to  the U.S. Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the First Circuit, effective...

Mon, 02/22/2016

The BAP is pleased to announce that on February 16, 2016, the First Circuit Judicial Council approved the reappointment of J. Michael Deasy to the Panel for the period of one year, from March 15, 2016 through March 15, 2017. 

Fri, 08/28/2015

The BAP is pleased to annouce that the Judicial Council for the First Circuit appointed Bankruptcy Judge Joan N. Feeney of the District of Massachusetts to serve as Chief Judge of Panel for a four-year term effective August 13, 2015.  Chief Judge...

Thu, 02/19/2015

The BAP is pleased to announce that on February 12, 2015, the First Circuit Judicial Council approved the reappointment of Judge J. Michael Deasy to the Panel. His new term will expire on March 15, 2016.

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