Court Locations

6500 Cherrywood Ln - Greenbelt, MD 20770 - Main Tel: 301-344-8018 map
101 W Lombard St Room 8530 - Baltimore, MD 21201 - Main Tel: 410-962-2688

Notice of Proposed Amendments to Local Bankruptcy Rules

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland has approved for publication and public comment amendments to the Court’s Local Bankruptcy Rules.  Please click here for a summary of the proposed changes, a redline copy of the amendments, and instructions on how to submit comments.  Comments on the proposed revised rules should be submitted on or before February 11, 2020.  If adopted, the amended Local Bankruptcy Rules will go into effect on February 19, 2020.

Notice of Vacancy, Judicial Law Clerk, The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland

Please click here to view the Notice of Vacancy from the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland.

Notice of Vacancy – United States Bankruptcy Judge, District of Maryland at Greenbelt

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit seeks applications from all highly qualified candidates for a fourteen-year appointment as United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Maryland at Greenbelt. The basic jurisdiction of a Bankruptcy Judge is specified in Title 28, United States Code and explained in Title 11, United States Code, as well as in 98 Stat. 344, Pub. L. 98-353, Title I, § 120. For a copy of the Official Vacancy Notice and instructions on how to apply, please click here.

Use Caution When Opening Email Links and Attachments

This is a reminder to use caution when opening email links and attachments even when they appear to be sent from the ECF system. Any sender address can be spoofed, and emails can carry malicious payloads. Please report any unexpected, unusual, oddly worded, or otherwise suspicious emails to IT Service Desk.

Training for the Bar on the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019

The Bankruptcy Court, in partnership with the Office of the U.S. Trustee and members of the bar, will hold training sessions on the Small Business Reorganization Act (SBRA) on January 17 (in Baltimore) and January 24 (in Greenbelt). The training sessions will run from 9:30 am to 11:30 am in the Jury Assembly Lounges of the Federal Courthouses in Baltimore and Greenbelt.

For interested bar members, from 11:45 am to 12:30 pm (immediately after the SBRA training), the Bankruptcy Court will demonstrate the Bankruptcy Court’s new electronic exhibit presentation system, presently installed in one courtroom in each courthouse. Bar members interested in attending must RSVP by no later than January 14 at the following link, as seating may be limited at these training events (