Announcements Services Unavailable Saturday, April 1, 2023, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm ET

Please take notice that due to system upgrades, attorneys will not be able to file complaints or notices of appeal via CM/ECF on Saturday April 1, 2023, between the hours of 6:00 pm and 10:00 pm ET. If you have any questions, please contact the Clerk's Office at 202-357-6406.

34th Annual Judicial Conference

Save the Date!  The Court's 34th Annual Judicial Conference is November 9, 2023.

Click here for more information.

Inclement Weather - December 15, 2022

Due to inclement weather, the Court of Federal Claims will open 2 hours later than normal.

General Order Regarding 2022 Holiday Closings

The United States Court of Federal Claims will be closed on Friday, November 25, 2022. Additionally, the Court will close at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Friday, December 23, 2022.

The full order can be found here.

In Memoriam: Senior Judge Nancy Beth Firestone, 1951-2022

Senior Judge Nancy Beth Firestone, of the United States Court of Federal Claims, died Monday, October 3, 2022, at the age of 70.   Judge Firestone was appointed to the United States Court of Federal Claims by President William J. Clinton and joined the bench on October 22, 1998.  She took senior judge status on October 22, 2013. 

Judge Firestone was born in Manchester, NH in 1951.  She received her B.A degree from Washington University in 1973 and her J.D. with honors from University of Missouri - Kansas City Law School in 1977.   

Updated Order Continuing Suspension of Paper Filing Requirements in Pro Se Cases

Consistent with this court’s General Orders issued on 3/18/2020, 11/13/2020, 12/23/2020, 3/3/2021, and 9/12/2022, paper filing requirements in pro se cases are suspended until further order of the court. For more information, please see Updated General Order 2022-01 (Sept. 12, 2022).

Joint Administrative Order Reopening the National Courts Building

On September 9, 2022, the Chief Judges of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the United States Court of Federal Claims issued a joint administrative order reopening the National Courts Building to the public effective Monday, September 12. Note that N-95, KN-95, or KF-94 masks are still required in public areas.

The full order can be found here.

33rd Annual Judicial Conference Registration

Registration is now open for the court's 33rd Judicial Conference on October 20, 2022, at the National Press Club in Washington, DC!

Click here to register.

CM/ECF File Size Limit Increased to 200 MB

Effective immediately, the Court of Federal Claims has increased the file size limit in CM/ECF from 50 MB to 200 MB. That means that for each filing, the main document and each attachment must be no more than 200 MB in size. For more information on CM/ECF, please visit the CM/ECF Resources page or call the CM/ECF Help Desk at 202-357-6402.