The U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon is a federal court serving the area corresponding to the state of Oregon. The District has courthouses in Portland, Eugene, Medford, and Pendleton.
The U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon has implemented Media Noticing Accounts to allow media to receive Notices of Electronic Filing in selected cases. For more information, see ord.uscourts.gov/media-account.
In light of the current outbreak of the Coronavirus Disease 19 (COVID-19), the Federal District Courthouses in Portland, Eugene, and Medford remain open with reduced staff subject to the following limitations aimed at maintaining public health:
These requirements will take effect on July 16, 2020, and remain in effect until further notice.
Click here for more more information on Court Operations during the COVID-19 emergency.
2020-12 Amended In Re Court Operations in Response to COVID-19.pdf
2020-12 In Re Court Operations in Response to COVID-19.pdf
2020-9 In Re Court Operations in Response to COVID-19.pdf
2020-8 In Re Pro Se Filing by E-Mail in Response to COVID-19.pdf
2020-7 In Re Use of VTC and Telephone Conferencing for Criminal Proceedings.pdf
2020-5 In Re District Clerks Office Operations in Response to COVID-19.pdf
2020-4 In Re Court Operations In Response to COVID-19.pdf
On June 28, 2020, PACER will release a newly redesigned website at pacer.uscourts.gov. Please set your web browser bookmarks to this new URL. The website provides information about how the public can access federal court records electronically using PACER and PACER-related applications. New features include:
In addition, two PACER applications—Manage My Account and Registration—are redesigned to improve the user experience. E-mail any feedback to the PACER Service Center.
The U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon completed its upgrade to the latest version of Case Management/Electronic Case Files (CM/ECF), known as "NextGen" on January 21, 2020.
See below to learn what is required for public users to access their CM/ECF NextGen accounts.Read More
Appeals from Opinions and Orders of the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon are heard by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. For more information about the Ninth Circuit, visit their website.
The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Oregon handles all bankruptcy matters. The Bankruptcy Court's website has directions to its courthouses and information for individuals, companies and attorneys.
The U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services System carries out probation and pretrial services functions in the U.S. District courts. Through its officers and other employees, the system works to make the criminal justice process effective and the public safe.
Federal Public Defenders ensure that the right to counsel is enforced on behalf of those who cannot afford such services. More information about the Federal Public Defender can be found on the office's website.
United States Attorneys conduct most of the trial work in which the United States is a party. More information on the U.S. Attorney's Office can be found on their website.
The Multnomah County Courthouse is located across the park from the Hatfield Courthouse in Portland. If you have a summons, trial, or other proceeding in "Circuit Court" for any county in Oregon, you will need to refer to the Oregon state court website for more information.