Matters of concern to attorneys and paralegals can be found here. If you are representing yourself in the District of Oregon, please visit our self-represented parties page.
Attorneys who are members in good standing of the Oregon State Bar may apply for admission to practice in the federal courts for the District of Oregon. Attorneys licensed in other states may appear in this Court pro hac vice by motion in the specific case. Attorneys already admitted to the bar of this Court (not pro hace vice) but not registered to use the CM/ECF system may do so by completing the online CM/ECF Registration Form.
The Local Rules of the District are the primary resource for practitioners in the District related to form and methods of pleading. Attorneys, paralegals, and other filers are reminded that the Court Fee Schedule is amended from time to time. For research of older cases, you might need to review the Fee Schedule for the National Archives.
The Oregon Chapter of the Federal Bar Association (FBA) is the professional organization for litigators who practice in the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon.
The FBA, along with the Oregon State Bar Association, recommends Lawyer Representatives for the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference to the District Court. More information about the Lawyer Representative Program can be found on the Ninth Circuit website.
Access to the Internet is available to attorneys while in the courthouse. Please see Local Rule 83-14 regarding judicial permission to use the Internet while in the courthouse.