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Operating as usual

Masks are still required at the  Courts. Have a safe and !
12/29/2022

Masks are still required at the Courts. Have a safe and !

We'll observe the New Year's Day holiday on Monday, Jan. 2, 2023. Adult Arraignment Court (C-10), Juvenile New Referral ...
12/28/2022

We'll observe the New Year's Day holiday on Monday, Jan. 2, 2023. Adult Arraignment Court (C-10), Juvenile New Referral Court (JM-15), and scheduled preventive detention hearing courtrooms will operate.

Happy New Year from all of us at the Courts!

If you’re looking for meaning in your job, the  Courts are the place for you. Open positions include court reporter, dep...
12/27/2022

If you’re looking for meaning in your job, the Courts are the place for you. Open positions include court reporter, deputy clerk, retirement and benefits officer, assistant legal claims examiner & more. Learn more & apply here! https://bit.ly/DCCourtsJobs

🚨PHONE SCAM ALERT!🚨 We’ve been made aware of a scam in which someone calls from our Public Office number (202-879-2700),...
12/22/2022

🚨PHONE SCAM ALERT!🚨 We’ve been made aware of a scam in which someone calls from our Public Office number (202-879-2700), claims to be an FBI agent, and threatens to arrest the recipient of the call. Our Public Office is not the FBI and does not arrest people. Please do not provide personal information to the caller. We're working with law enforcement to resolve. Contact your local police department if you're affected. Thank you. Learn more here: https://www.dccourts.gov/court-of-appeals

The Honorable Vijay Shanker Is Now a Judge on the DC Court of Appeals
12/21/2022
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The Honorable Vijay Shanker Is Now a Judge on the DC Court of Appeals

The U.S. Senate Confirms Seven Judical Nominees to the DC Courts - We are Thankful and Looking Forward to Participaitng in the Continued Work That Still Needs to be Done 12-16-2022 Late Thursday night members of the United States Senate confirmed seven nominees to take their place on the bench in th...

: One vacancy is anticipated in the Office of the Magistrate Judges in  Superior Court. The new magistrate judge will be...
12/21/2022

: One vacancy is anticipated in the Office of the Magistrate Judges in Superior Court. The new magistrate judge will be appointed to serve a 4-year term. Applications close 1/13/2023. Learn more and apply here: https://go.usa.gov/xtRva.

We're grateful for this partnership with the National Center for State Courts!
12/20/2022

We're grateful for this partnership with the National Center for State Courts!

This year, we responded to the nation’s eviction crisis by launching our Eviction Diversion Initiative. Thanks to a $10 million gift from the Wells Fargo Foundation, we’re assisting eight states and the District of Columbia to improve housing stability. Our initiative equips courts with dedicated staff and technical assistance designed to transform eviction courts. More: ncsc.org/eviction.

We'll observe the Christmas holiday on Monday, Dec. 26. Adult Arraignment Court (C-10) and Juvenile New Referral Court (...
12/20/2022

We'll observe the Christmas holiday on Monday, Dec. 26. Adult Arraignment Court (C-10) and Juvenile New Referral Court (JM-15) will operate. The Courts wish you joy, peace, and happiness this holiday season!

12/19/2022
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DC COURTS' OPERATIONAL UPDATES See current status of court operations due to Covid, steps we've taken to keep you safe, and remote hearing information. Masks are required in all court buildings. Para español, haga clic aquí.

The  Courts' Crime Victims Compensation Program is accepting donations of new hats, scarves, and gloves through February...
12/19/2022

The Courts' Crime Victims Compensation Program is accepting donations of new hats, scarves, and gloves through February 28, 2023. Your kind donation will benefit the children, adults, and families CVCP serves. For details, please call 202-879-4216 or download this flyer: bit.ly/cvcpwinterdrive. Thank you for your generosity!

THE DC COURTS APPLAUD SENATE CONFIRMATION OF JUDICIAL NOMINEES TO THE COURT - WHILE MUCH WORK STILL NEEDS TO BE DONE
12/16/2022
THE DC COURTS APPLAUD SENATE CONFIRMATION OF JUDICIAL NOMINEES TO THE COURT - WHILE MUCH WORK STILL NEEDS TO BE DONE

THE DC COURTS APPLAUD SENATE CONFIRMATION OF JUDICIAL NOMINEES TO THE COURT - WHILE MUCH WORK STILL NEEDS TO BE DONE

Late Thursday night members of the United States Senate confirmed seven nominees to take their place on the bench in the DC Courts. Six of the nominees will fill seats on the bench in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. They are: • Laura ...

 Multi-Door Dispute Resolution is taking applications from those interested in training to mediate in our Family Program...
12/15/2022

Multi-Door Dispute Resolution is taking applications from those interested in training to mediate in our Family Program. Training will take place in March 2023. Learn more: https://bit.ly/mdtraininginfo
Apply here: https://bit.ly/mdtrainingapp

Application deadline is today!

Join the  Courts, where we administer and provide  in . Openings include Court Reporter, Delinquency Prevention Technici...
12/14/2022

Join the Courts, where we administer and provide in . Openings include Court Reporter, Delinquency Prevention Technician, Social Work Case Manager, and more. Apply here: https://go.usa.gov/xtB5N

It's Back to High School for the Judges in DC  Superior Court's Criminal Division
12/07/2022
It's Back to High School for the Judges in DC Superior Court's Criminal Division

It's Back to High School for the Judges in DC Superior Court's Criminal Division

The group of judges was all the judges who are assigned to handle adult criminal cases in 2023. This was part of our required training for the judges. We visited Saint Elizabeths in the morning and the jail in the afternoon, but as I mentioned in my...

One vacancy is anticipated in the Office of the Magistrate Judges in  Superior Court. The new magistrate judge will be a...
12/06/2022

One vacancy is anticipated in the Office of the Magistrate Judges in Superior Court. The new magistrate judge will be appointed to serve a
4-year term. Learn more here: https://go.usa.gov/xtRva

Applications close 1/13/2023. Good luck to all candidates!

End your year with a new career! Our job openings include  Director,  Information Specialist,  Project Manager, Court Re...
12/05/2022

End your year with a new career! Our job openings include Director, Information Specialist, Project Manager, Court Reporter, Delinquency Prevention Technician, and more! Explore and apply here: https://go.usa.gov/xtB5N

Reminder: Face coverings 😷 are still required in our court buildings. Please see all we're doing to keep you safe at the...
12/01/2022

Reminder: Face coverings 😷 are still required in our court buildings. Please see all we're doing to keep you safe at the Courts: https://go.usa.gov/xSnYY

11/30/2022

It takes 2! Get your COVID-19 + flu vaccines to keep you and your family safe from severe illness. To find a vaccine site, visit vaccinate.dc.gov.

Application deadline has been extended to Dec. 9, 2022. Learn more about our  director opening here! https://www.usajobs...
11/29/2022

Application deadline has been extended to Dec. 9, 2022. Learn more about our director opening here! https://www.usajobs.gov/job/687726000

Calling all professionals - we have a great opportunity for a director in the Human Resources Division. To apply, look on USAJOBS for announcement number HRD-2023-0002 or apply here by Dec. 2, 2022: https://usajobs.gov/job/687726000.

While you're online this , check out our jobs! We have a place for skilled professionals who are committed to  and publi...
11/28/2022

While you're online this , check out our jobs! We have a place for skilled professionals who are committed to and public service in . See open positions such as director, information specialist, and project manager here: https://go.usa.gov/xtB5N

The DC Courts Libraries are pleased to launch a new service for patrons -- Ask a Librarian! Do you need help with a lega...
11/22/2022

The DC Courts Libraries are pleased to launch a new service for patrons -- Ask a Librarian! Do you need help with a legal research question? Are you looking for a legal source of information? If so, Ask a Librarian is here to help. Learn more: https://go.usa.gov/xzht3

Calling all  professionals - we have a great opportunity for a director in the Human Resources Division. To apply, look ...
11/21/2022

Calling all professionals - we have a great opportunity for a director in the Human Resources Division. To apply, look on USAJOBS for announcement number HRD-2023-0002 or apply here by Dec. 2, 2022: https://usajobs.gov/job/687726000.

Today Marks the 36th Annual DC Courts Adoption Day
11/19/2022
Today Marks the 36th Annual DC Courts Adoption Day

Today Marks the 36th Annual DC Courts Adoption Day

The 2022 DC Courts 36th Annual Adoption Day video is now posted – and it’s all good – as you can see here. During fiscal year 2021, 174 children were adopted in the District of Columbia. That is 174 kids in forever loving homes. But we’re not talking...

We will observe  on Thursday, November 24. Adult Arraignment Court (C-10), Juvenile New Referral Court (JM-15), and sche...
11/17/2022

We will observe on Thursday, November 24. Adult Arraignment Court (C-10), Juvenile New Referral Court (JM-15), and scheduled preventive detention hearing courtrooms will operate on this date.

Want to make a difference while advancing your career? We have a seat for you. We're hiring for positions that enhance  ...
11/15/2022

Want to make a difference while advancing your career? We have a seat for you. We're hiring for positions that enhance in . Jobs include bilingual deputy clerk, court reporter, director, and more. Learn more and apply here! https://go.usa.gov/xtB5N National Court Reporters Association Virginia Court Reporters Association Maryland Court Reporters Association

Did you know our court navigators can help you via live chat? They can help those with Small Claims and Landlord-Tenant ...
11/09/2022

Did you know our court navigators can help you via live chat? They can help those with Small Claims and Landlord-Tenant cases with getting around the Courts, completing business at the Courts, and accessing our services. Learn more here: https://go.usa.gov/xzh7E

We will observe  on Friday, November 11. Adult Arraignment Court (C-10), Juvenile New Referral Court (JM-15), and schedu...
11/08/2022

We will observe on Friday, November 11. Adult Arraignment Court (C-10), Juvenile New Referral Court (JM-15), and scheduled preventive detention hearing courtrooms will operate. To our military veterans, thank you for your service.

The DC Courts have an amazing opportunity for a director in the Human Resources Division. To apply, look on USAJOBS for ...
11/07/2022

The DC Courts have an amazing opportunity for a director in the Human Resources Division. To apply, look on USAJOBS for announcement number HRD-2023-0002, or apply here: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/687726000.

Join a diverse and talented team committed to  in . Job openings include: Branch Chief (Case Management Branch), Library...
11/02/2022

Join a diverse and talented team committed to in . Job openings include: Branch Chief (Case Management Branch), Library Technician, Mail Clerk/Driver, Court of Appeals Intern, and more! Apply here: https://go.usa.gov/xtB5N

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Congratulations to the Honorable Florence Pan, who previously served as an associate judge with Superior Court from 2009 to 2021, on her confirmation to succeed Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. https://reut.rs/3BYheHl
The DC Courts' Bureau is processing marriage license applications and officiant applications remotely and in person 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday. Learn more about having your in here: https://go.usa.gov/xuZx6
From 9/15 to 10/15, we celebrate to recognize the achievements of Hispanic American champions who have inspired others to achieve success.

To learn more about our broader , , and efforts, visit https://go.usa.gov/xhW9e.
Court of Appeals oral arguments begin at 9:30 a.m. today on our channel: https://bit.ly/3tUrURC
See regular and summary calendars: https://go.usa.gov/xtmSs
In partnership with the Council for Court Excellence, we celebrated last week. DC Courts judges and leaders expressed their deep gratitude throughout the week — we cannot thank jurors enough for the critical role you play in providing and administering justice in 🏛
We’re representing at the - Great people doing good work for all of those we serve. Come hear all about - and how we’ve stepped up our game to serve you better. https://dccourts.gov/reimagining
The Hon. Rainey Brandt is the Deputy Presiding Judge in Superior Court’s Criminal Division. She knows the vital role that jurors, who are , play in our ability to provide to those that we serve. During and every day we say . https://youtu.be/oeMvfhWs3Bg
New video alert 🎥 Court of Appeals Chief Judge Anna Blackburne-Rigsby, Superior Court Chief Judge Anita Josey-Herring, and other leaders discuss the importance of jury service. Happy ! https://bit.ly/jurorweekvideo
Every person who lives, works, or travels in the District is impacted by the outcomes of jury trials. Sharing our experiences of help to ensure we are all prepared and . We want to hear about your experience as a juror. What’s something about jury duty more people should know?

As we close out Juror Appreciation Week, we want to extend a huge thank you to our co-sponsors for their support and commitment to recognizing jurors and the value of . Together we can continue to ensure that jury selection and service are fair, effective, and not unduly burdensome.
DC Superior Court to Celebrate Juror Appreciation Week – Kickoff is Tomorrow, September 12th
In partnership with the Council for Court Excellence, Superior Court is celebrating Juror Appreciation Week next week! It's time to recognize jurors for all they do for the community. Learn more: https://bit.ly/jurorweek
Reminder - Superior Court's Crime Victims Compensation Program will be at the Dept. on Aging and Community Living’s 9th Annual Feria De Salud community event, in Ward 4 at Vida Senior Centers Brightwood tomorrow, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
On 10/2, join the Courts’ Crime Victims Compensation Program and community partners for a day of uplifting music, energizing physical movement, powerful performances, and more for victims of sexual violence and those who care for them. Learn more: https://bit.ly/DIMVCVCP
Notice of Proposed Amendments to Rule 43 of the Superior Court Rules of Civil Procedure & Notice of Proposed Amendments to Rule 43 of the Superior Court Rules of Criminal Procedure are posted online at https://bit.ly/rulesdc under Important Notices. Comments are due October 3 and October 5, 2022, respectively.
Looking not just for a job but a career? How about a career with the ? Positions posted include Court Reporter, IT Specialist, Multimedia Public Affairs Specialist, and more! See all openings and apply here: http://go.usa.gov/xSK5T
We will observe on Monday, September 5. Adult Arraignment Court (C-10), Juvenile New Referral Court (JM-15), and scheduled preventive detention hearing courtrooms will operate. See all holidays under the Courts Holiday Schedule tab: https://go.usa.gov/xJQQA.
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