Welcome to the official web site of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. This site is designed to provide convenient and easy access to information about the court and its operations.    Thank you for taking the time to visit this web site.




Honorable Rebecca Beach Smith, Chief Judge

Fernando Galindo, Clerk of Court

Breaking News / Notices
Court Schedules
Evidence Presentation Systems
Notable Cases
CJA Attorney Information
General Filing Tips
Central Violations Bureau (CVB)/
  Violation Notices (Tickets)/
  Traffic Docket
Pro Se Litigant Reference Handbook
Code of Pretrial and Trial Conduct
Pay.Gov Refund Requests
Online Fee Payment - Pro Hac Vice and Notices of Appeal
Court Interpreter Manual


Local Rules / Procedures
Rules in PDF
Standing Orders
Civil Motions Procedures -
  Norfolk/Newport News
Norfolk/Newport News Courtesy Copies/Division Specific Information
Civil and Criminal Motions Procedures - Alexandria
Richmond Courtesy Copies/Division-Specific Information
Additional Resources
Jury Service
Forms and Fees