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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.

Wed, 04/11/2018

The State Bar of Michigan and the Federal Bar Association are offering a program entitled Michigan’s “New” Uniform Commercial Real Estate Receivership Act.  The seminar will be held on May 23, 2018 in the offices of Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss...

Fri, 04/06/2018

If you are newer to bankruptcy practice or would like to brush up your skills, Bankruptcy Boot Camp is for you!  The seminar will be held on May 11, 2018 at Grand Valley State University’s Eberhard Center.  Speakers include the Bankruptcy Judges...

Fri, 04/06/2018

The Federal Bar Association (Bankruptcy Section) for the Western District of Michigan will be conducting its 30th annual bankruptcy seminar on July 26 - 28.  The seminar will be held at Park Place Hotel in Traverse City, Michigan.  Please see the...

Mon, 03/05/2018

Announcing Bankruptcy Boot Camp 2018 designed for attorneys with less than 5 years of bankruptcy experience.  The seminar will be held on May 11, 2018 at Grand Valley State University’s Eberhard Center.  Speakers include the Bankruptcy Judges for...

Tue, 01/30/2018

Please read the letter from Chief Judge Dales to the Western District of Michigan Bankruptcy Bar regarding a change in leadership for the FBA...

Mon, 12/04/2017

Next year’s FBA Bankruptcy Conference is scheduled for Thursday, July 26 – Saturday, July 28, 2018, in Traverse City, Michigan.  More detailed information will follow soon.
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Wed, 11/22/2017

Please note that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Michigan will be upgrading to the latest version of ECF to accommodate revisions to the Federal Bankruptcy Rules effective December 1, 2017.  During this upgrade, the ECF...

Tue, 11/21/2017

The Eighth Annual Debtors Bar of Michigan Winter Conference will be held on Monday, January 15, 2018, at Grand Valley State University, L.V. Eberhard Center in Grand Rapids.  Attached please find...

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