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November 30, 2021
Effective November 22, 2021, public access to the Byron White United States Courthouse ("Courthouse") is limited to persons who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, except as expressly set forth below for attorneys appearing for oral argument....
November 22, 2021
DENVER – Chief Judge Timothy M. Tymkovich of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit announced today the appointment of the Honorable Veronica S. Rossman to the Court. President Joseph R. Biden nominated Judge Rossman in May 2021....
September 30, 2021
Please see the linked job posting for additional information.
August 25, 2021
See the attached PDF for details.  Bids are due by 9/10/2021.
August 4, 2021
Please see the linked job posting for additional information.
July 15, 2021
Honorable Mary Beck Briscoe of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals will take senior status effective March 15, 2021. Judge Briscoe received her commission on May 26, 1995 and served as Chief Circuit Judge from 2010 to 2015.                  She...
February 10, 2021
Honorable Carlos F. Lucero has taken senior status effective February 1, 2021. He received his commission on June 30, 1995. Judge Lucero resides in Denver, Colorado. He is a graduate of George Washington University Law School. He clerked for Judge...
February 9, 2021
The court implemented electronic filing in 2008.  All pleadings filed in cases opened on January 1, 2008, or later are available electronically at https://pacer.uscourts.gov.  Use of PACER requires that you set up an account with them.  Information...
February 5, 2021
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February 3, 2021
In response to recent widespread breaches of both private sector and government computer systems, federal courts are implementing new procedures to protect highly sensitive sealed documents (HSDs) filed with the courts. The attached general order,...
January 22, 2021
The judiciary’s Defender Services account received funding to increase the Criminal Justice Act (CJA) panel attorney hourly rates from $152 to $155 for non-capital work and from $195 to $197 for capital work performed on or after January 1, 2021....
January 15, 2021
The General Services Administration (GSA) has announced an increase in the reimbursement mileage rate for privately owned automobiles when used for official travel. The new reimbursement mileage rates is $0.56 per mile and went into effect on...
January 15, 2021
Online payments through Pay.gov will be unavailable from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm (MST) on Saturday, November 14, 2020 due to scheduled maintenance.
November 12, 2020
The Tenth Circuit will be providing remote public access to all oral arguments being held during the month of November 2020 at: https://youtube.com/c/theuscourtofappealsforthe10thcircuit After that date, the recordings will be available at: https://...
October 8, 2020
Wichita, KS -- On Friday, July 24th, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit appointed Honorable Mitchell L. Herren to the bankruptcy bench for the District of Kansas. Judge Herren was previously with the Hinkle Law Firm in Wichita...
July 24, 2020
Effective June 15, 2020 and until further notice, counsel and parties who wish to file documents or submit paper copies in person are strongly encouraged to use the Clerk’s Office drop box located just inside the front door of the courthouse....
May 28, 2020
The Tenth Circuit will be providing remote public access to telephonic oral arguments from May 5th through 7th at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCz4oP87ziTjb7WpRwIGZf0g After that date, the recordings will be available at: https://www.ca10....
May 1, 2020
At 9:00 a.m. MDT on April 30, 2020, the Tenth Circuit will be testing a method of providing remote public access to telephonic oral arguments. After that date, the recordings will be available at https://www.ca10.uscourts.gov/oralargument/search.
April 28, 2020
Chief Judge Timothy Tymkovich is saddened to announce the passing of the Honorable Monroe G. McKay, who had served on the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals with distinction since 1977. Judge McKay passed away of natural causes at his daughter’s home in...
March 31, 2020
The judiciary’s Defender Services account received funding to increase the Criminal Justice Act (CJA) panel attorney hourly rates from $148 to $152 for non-capital work and from $190 to $195 for capital work performed on or after January 1, 2020....
January 2, 2020
The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit is accepting applications from all qualified persons for the position of Federal Public Defender for the District of New Mexico. The term of office is four years, with potential for successive...
October 22, 2019
The Judicial Council of the Tenth Circuit has issued an order that publicly reprimands U.S. District Judge Carlos Murguia of the District of Kansas for several forms of misconduct, including sexual harassment and other inappropriate behavior during...
September 30, 2019
The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit seeks applications for a bankruptcy judgeship in the District of Kansas.  Bankruptcy judges are appointed to 14-year terms pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §152.  The position is located in Wichita,...
September 24, 2019
The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals is seeking hotel rooms at a government rate over various dates in 2021 to house federal judges and their law clerks during terms of court in Denver, Colorado.  We are considering splitting the block between law...
June 26, 2019
The order can be found here.  The Judicial Council is also releasing redacted copies of the petitions for review.  Links to those can be found here.
March 11, 2019
The judiciary’s Defender Services account received funding to increase the Criminal Justice Act (CJA) panel attorney hourly rates from $140 to $148 for non-capital work and from $188 to $190 for capital work performed on or after February 15, 2019....
February 21, 2019
Changes to the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure take effect December 1, 2018, and changes to the 10th Circuit local rules take effect January 1, 2019. For additional information and to see a copy and redlined version of both the Fed. R. App. P....
December 3, 2018
DENVER – Chief Judge Timothy M. Tymkovich of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit announced today the appointment of the Honorable Joel M. Carson to the Court. President Donald J. Trump nominated Judge Carson in December 2017....
May 18, 2018
Effective January 22, 2018, Tenth Circuit Rule 34.1(E)(1) was amended by General Order to reflect that audio recordings of oral arguments shall be posted to the court’s website within 48 hours of the argument unless the court orders otherwise....
January 22, 2018
The General Services Administration (GSA) has announced an increase in the reimbursement mileage rates for privately owned automobiles, motorcycles, and airplanes when used for official travel. The new reimbursement mileage rates went into effect on...
January 3, 2018
DENVER – Chief Judge Timothy M. Tymkovich of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit announced today the appointment of the Honorable Allison H. Eid to the Court. The Senate confirmed Judge Eid’s nomination on November 2nd....
November 4, 2017
On November 13, 2017, the United States Supreme Court’s electronic filing system will begin operation. While paper will remain the official form of filing as under existing practice, parties represented by counsel will also be required to submit...
October 24, 2017
On Tuesday, September 26, 2017 the court heard oral arguments in 16−2172 Jackson, et al v. Los Lunas Community Program, et al. To download a copy of the recording, use the link below. To save the file to your computer, please do the following: In...
September 26, 2017
DENVER - The current 14-year term of office of Michael E. Romero, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Colorado at Denver, Colorado, is due to expire on December 21, 2017. The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit is...
May 23, 2017
Denver, CO -- The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has appointed Honorable Kimberley H. Tyson to the bankruptcy bench for the District of Colorado, effective Friday, May 12, 2017. Judge Tyson was previously a director of Ireland...
May 12, 2017
Denver—Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Neil M. Gorsuch was confirmed to the United States Supreme Court on April 7, 2017. Judge Gorsuch was appointed to the Tenth Circuit on August 8, 2006. Chief Judge Tymkovich remarked, “Judge Gorsuch has...
May 12, 2017
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals has upgraded its CM/ECF system to the Next Generation of CM/ECF ("NextGen"). In order to file with this court, you must have an upgraded individual PACER account- shared PACER accounts are no longer permitted....
May 12, 2017
The hourly rates payable for providing legal representation in CJA matters will increase from $129 to $132 for non-capital work and from $183 to $185 for capital work performed on or after May 5, 2017. The case compensation maximum amounts (...
May 8, 2017
KANSAS CITY - The current 14-year term of office of Robert D. Berger, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Kansas at Kansas City, Kansas, is due to expire on October 15, 2017. The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit is...
April 26, 2017
The United States Courts for the Tenth Circuit is requesting proposals for an IT Conference during either the week of August 7th or August 14th in 2017. The week of August 14th is preferred. Please review the attached document below for complete...
February 16, 2017
The General Services Administration (GSA) has announced a decrease in the reimbursement mileage rates for privately owned automobiles, motorcycles, and airplanes when used for official travel. The new reimbursement mileage rates went into effect on...
January 3, 2017
The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals is seeking hotel rooms at a government rate over various dates in 2017 to house federal judges and their law clerks during terms of court in Denver, Colorado. We are considering splitting the block between law...
March 25, 2016
OKLAHOMA CITY—Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals is pleased to announce that a ceremony was held February 12, 2016 dedicating the federal courthouse in Oklahoma City as William J. Holloway, Jr. United States Courthouse.  Judge Holloway was the longest...
February 2, 2016
The court has approved changes to local rule 34.1(A)(3) regarding when and in what form motions to postpone oral argument must be submitted. The changes take effect May 9, 2016, and will apply to calendars held after that date. Please see the memo...
February 1, 2016
Denver, CO -- The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has appointed Honorable Joseph G. Rosania, Jr. to the bankruptcy bench for the District of Colorado, effective Monday, January 4, 2016. Judge Rosania was previously in private...
January 4, 2016
Denver, CO – Today Honorable Timothy M. Tymkovich became Chief Judge of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. On September 30, 2015 a ceremony was held at the Byron White U.S. Courthouse in Denver, Colorado marking Judge Tymkovich’s elevation to Chief...
October 1, 2015
Salt Lake City, UT -- On Friday, September 4, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit appointed Honorable Kevin R. Anderson to the bankruptcy bench for the District of Utah. Judge Anderson was previously the Standing Chapter 13...
September 4, 2015
Denver, CO – The United States Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the Tenth Circuit (BAP) is pleased to announce the appointment of Judge Janice Miller Karlin as its new Chief Judge effective September 4, 2015. Judge Karlin, Bankruptcy Judge for the...
August 31, 2015
Denver, CO – Honorable Mary Beck Briscoe, Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, announced that she will step down as chief judge effective September 30, 2015. The new chief judge will be Honorable Timothy M....
July 27, 2015
Effective July 20, 2015, all Tenth Circuit Appellate Criminal Justice Act ("CJA") vouchers must be prepared and submitted electronically via eVoucher. eVoucher is a nationally-supported, web-based solution for preparation, submission, monitoring and...
July 17, 2015
On Wednesday, July 8, important changes to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Criminal Justice Act Plan will take effect.  Please see the General Order directing those changes; a copy of the new plan is attached at the end of the order.
June 22, 2015
The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit seeks applications for a bankruptcy judgeship in the District of Colorado.   View Posting: Bankruptcy Judge, District of Colorado
March 30, 2015
Denver, CO -- On Monday, March 23rd, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit appointed Honorable Thomas B. McNamara to the bankruptcy bench for the District of Colorado. Judge McNamara was previously with the law firm Davis Graham...
March 23, 2015
Denver, CO -- On Friday, December 12, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit appointed Honorable Janice D. Loyd to the bankruptcy bench for the Western District of Oklahoma. Judge Loyd has served her entire career...
December 17, 2014
The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit seeks applications for a bankruptcy judgeship in the District of Wyoming.  Bankruptcy judges are appointed to 14-year terms pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §152.  The position will be available after...
November 5, 2014
TOPEKA, Kans. – The Honorable Nancy L. Moritz took her formal oath of office as an Article III judge on the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals today at White Concert Hall on the Washburn University campus in Topeka, Kansas. Approximately four hundred...
October 17, 2014
DENVER - On December 1, 2014, significant changes to the 8000 series of the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, which govern appeals of bankruptcy court decisions, will take effect.  The United States Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the Tenth...
September 15, 2014
DENVER - The current 14-year term of office of Elizabeth E. Brown, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Colorado at Denver, Colorado is due to expire on April 15, 2015. The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit is...
September 15, 2014
DENVER – The current term of office of United States Magistrate Judge Michael J. Watanabe for the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, Denver, Colorado, is due to expire on February 11, 2015.  The United States District Court is...
August 29, 2014
DENVER – Chief Judge Mary Beck Briscoe of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit announced today the appointment of the Honorable Nancy L. Moritz to the Court. President Obama nominated Judge Moritz in August 2013. Judge Moritz’s...
July 30, 2014
OKLAHOMA CITY—Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals Senior Judge William J. Holloway, Jr. died at his home in Oklahoma City, April 25, 2014, at the age of 90. Judge Holloway had a long and distinguished career, culminating in more than 45 years on the...
April 25, 2014
Chief Judge Mary Beck Briscoe of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit announced today the appointment of the Honorable Carolyn B. McHugh to the Court. President Obama nominated Judge McHugh on May 16, 2013, and renominated her on...
March 21, 2014
The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit is pleased to announce the appointment of Melody Brannon Evans as the Federal Public Defender for the District of Kansas. 
January 17, 2014
If you are looking for the "Jobs" menu that recent job postings direct you to, you can find all the information about current employment opportunities and job listings by clicking on the "About the Court" menu and choosing "Employment."
January 1, 2014
The current 14-year term of office of Robert E. Nugent, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Kansas at Wichita, Kansas, is due to expire on June 14, 2014. The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit is presently...
September 24, 2013
Chief Judge Mary Beck Briscoe of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit announced today the appointment of the Honorable Gregory A. Phillips to the Court. President Obama nominated Judge Phillips on January 31, 2013. Judge Phillips...
July 15, 2013
Chief Judge Mary Beck Briscoe is saddened to announce the passing of the Honorable Robert H. McWilliams, who had served on the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals with distinction since 1970. Judge McWilliams was appointed to the federal bench by...
April 12, 2013
Chief Judge Mary Beck Briscoe of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit announced today the appointment of the Honorable Robert E. Bacharach to the Court. President Obama nominated Judge Bacharach on January 23, 2012, and...
March 1, 2013