Announcements

  • September 21, 2021
    CM/ECF System Downtime -- September 22, 2021 from 7 pm to Midnight

    CM/ECF for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland will be down on September 22, 2021, from 7 pm to Midnight ET for a necessary update related to the appointment of Gerard R. Vetter as Interim Chapter 13 Trustee.  Users will be unable to access CM/ECF during this time.  For information on how to make an emergency filing during this system downtime, please visit the Court's website https://www.mdb.uscourts.gov/content/court-hours and click on "After Hours Information."

    We apologize in advance for any inconvenience that may result from this system downtime.

  • September 21, 2021
    Passing of Chapter 13 Trustee Robert S. Thomas and Appointment of Interim Successor Trustee

    The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland mourns the September 16, 2021 passing of Chapter 13 Trustee Robert Thomas.  Mr. Thomas served as a Chapter 13 Standing Trustee from October 1, 2016 until his passing.  Mr. Thomas was an effective Trustee and well respected by the consumer bankruptcy community.  He cared deeply about the debtors who passed through his office,  understood how the fresh start could be life changing for debtors and brought integrity to every step of the Chapter 13 process.  Assistant U.S. Trustee Gerard R. Vetter has been appointed as the Interim Chapter 13 Trustee effective September 16, 2021.

  • September 15, 2021
    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 November 1, 2021.  If adopted, the amended Local Bankruptcy Rules will go into effect on December 1, 2021.

  • September 8, 2021
    Notice of Vacancy, Information Technology Technician II, The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland

    Please click here to view the Information Technology Technician II Vacancy Announcement for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland.

  • September 7, 2021
    Notice of Judicial Law Clerk (Term) Vacancy, The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland

    Click here to view the Judicial Law Clerk Notice of Vacancy for Judge Maria Ellena Chavez-Ruark.