Guidance Regarding Electronic Complaints & Petitions

Effective August 3, 2015, plaintiffs/petitioners not appearing pro se may file complaints/petitions electronically in compliance with Appendix E/Supplement to Appendix B of the court's rules. Please click here for more information on how to file a complaint/petition in CM/ECF.


Please click here for the Notice of Adoption of Amendments to the Rules, effective August 3, 2015.

Death Announcement: Senior Judge Wilkes Coleman Robinson, 1925-2015

Senior Judge Wilkes Coleman Robinson, of the United States Court of Federal Claims, died Monday, May 11, 2015. Judge Robinson was appointed to the United States Court of Federal Claims by President Ronald Reagan on May 7, 1987. He formally retired on July 31, 1997, but continued to serve the court during periods of recall as a Senior Judge.

Judge Robinson was born in Anniston, Alabama in 1925. He graduated from the University of Alabama, receiving an A.B. degree in 1948 and from the University of Virginia School of Law, receiving a LL.B. degree in 1951.

Designation of Nora Beth Dorsey as Chief Special Master Effective September 1, 2015

Chief Judge Patricia E. Campbell-Smith of the United States Court of Federal Claims (Court) announces the designation by the Court of Special Master Nora Beth Dorsey to the position of Chief Special Master of the Office of Special Masters (OSM), effective September 1, 2015. Special Master Dorsey will succeed to the position currently held by Chief Special Master Denise Vowell, who will be retiring from the OSM at the end of September.

For Special Master Dorsey's biography, please click here.

Please register today for the court's 2015 Law Day Observance Luncheon on May 12, 2015.

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