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Wednesday, July 24, 2024

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Hon. Michael McShane, Chief Judge

Melissa Aubin, Clerk of Court

Resources for Media Professionals

In the interest of informing the public, the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon welcomes media coverage of legal matters coming before the court.

Information about New Filings

Media Noticing Accounts

The District of Oregon uses media noticing accounts to allow media professionals to receive Notices of Electronic Filing (NEFs) in selected cases. Note: clicking on a link included in an NEF will result in PACER fees.

For assistance with media noticing accounts, contact the Clerk's Office.


The last 100 publicly available filings in CM/ECF are accessible via RSS feed. To subscribe, search for District of Oregon in your RSS feed reader app or use the address ecf.ord.uscourts.gov/cgi-bin/rss_outside.pl. Please note that not all RSS feed readers recognize the format of the CM/ECF RSS feed. A PACER account is required to access the docket sheet and filings. Caution: Accessing filings may incur PACER charges.

Hearing Information

Unless a proceeding is restricted, hearings are open to the public. To attend in person, note the courtroom location and hearing time on the court calendar, which lists daily proceedings along with the presiding judge. If a hearing is conducted remotely by video or audio, members of the press and public may listen to the proceeding remotely through a telephonic line. Media professionals should contact the presiding judge's courtroom deputy for information about dialing in for telephonic access.

Ordering Transcripts

Media professionals may order transcripts of unrestricted proceedings by following instructions for ordering transcripts. The official court reporters for the District of Oregon are listed below.  If the court reporter for your proceeding is not listed below, please call 503-326-8190.

Court ReporterTelephone NumberEmail Address
Dennis W. Apodaca 503-326-8182
Kellie Humiston 503-326-8186  
Jill Jessup 503-326-8191
Bonita Shumway 503-326-8188
Lindsey Weresch 503-326-8047
Ryan White 503-326-8184

To order a transcript when no reporter is named on the docket, e-mail your request to