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Proposed Local Rule Amendment
Call For Public Comments

 

On November 3, 2016, the Court proposed amendments to Local Civil Rule 83.6, as follows:

 

 

The amendments will take effect on January 4, 2017, subject to revision in light of any comments received.  Interested parties may submit comments on the proposed amendments by U.S. mail or e-mail on or before December 5, 2016, to:

 

Fernando Galindo
Clerk of Court
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
600 Granby Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
localrulecomment@vaed.uscourts.gov 


 

The Local Rules were last amended on January 11, 2016. At that time, Local Civil Rule 5 was amended to allow for the electronic filing of sealed documents in civil cases, and to clarify the obligations of counsel in filing a motion to seal.

 

 

Additional Resources

 

  • A list of helpful hints prepared by the Clerk's Office for attorneys and pro se litigants practicing in the Alexandria Division.


  • A list of helpful hints prepared by the Clerk's Office for attorneys and pro se litigants practicing in the Richmond Division.


  • A list of helpful hints prepared by the Clerk's Office for attorneys and pro se litigants practicing in the Norfolk and Newport News Divisions .