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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.

Mon, 10/23/2017

Chief Judge Joan N. Feeney of the United States Bankruptcy Appellate Panel (BAP) for the First Circuit announced that, effective Monday, November 20, 2017, at 8:30 a.m., the BAP will relocate to the John Joseph Moakley U.S. Courthouse in Boston...

Tue, 07/25/2017

On Monday, August 21, 2017, the U.S. Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the First Circuit will go live with NextGen CM/ECF, the latest iteration of the national case management and...

Mon, 05/29/2017

The United States Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the First Circuit (“BAP”) mourns the loss of the Hon. Arthur N. Votolato, who passed away on Sunday, May 28, 2017.  Judge Votolato had a long and distinguished career as a jurist.  In 1968, he was...

Fri, 04/07/2017

The Judicial Council for the First Circuit has announced that on May 1, 2017, Leslie C. Storm will become the Clerk of Court for the BAP upon the departure of the present Clerk, Mary P. Sharon.  Ms. Storm currently serves as staff attorney for...

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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