Court Locations

Greenbelt
6500 Cherrywood Ln - Greenbelt, MD 20770 - Main Tel: 301-344-8018 map
Baltimore
101 W Lombard St Room 8530 - Baltimore, MD 21201 - Main Tel: 410-962-2688
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Passing of The Honorable Wendelin I. Lipp

It is with great sadness that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland announces the passing of the Honorable Wendelin I. Lipp. Chief Judge Lipp passed away Tuesday, November 26, peacefully, surrounded by her loved ones.

Amendments to Local Bankruptcy Rules– Effective December 1, 2019

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland has approved amendments to the Court’s Local Bankruptcy Rules effective December 1, 2019. To view the Administrative Order implementing the amendments, a summary of the changes, and a redlined copy of the amended rules and forms, please click here.

Reappointments of Chief Judge Wendelin I. Lipp and Judge Thomas J. Catliota

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has reappointed Chief Judge Wendelin I. Lipp and Judge Thomas J. Catliota to serve additional terms of office for 14 years beginning on April 3, 2020.

Notice of Vacancy, Greenbelt Division Manager, 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.

Expiration of Term of Incumbent Bankruptcy Judge Robert A. Gordon

The current term of United States Bankruptcy Judge Robert A. Gordon expires on June 18, 2020.  The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit is considering the reappointment of Bankruptcy Judge Robert A. Gordon to a new 14-year term of office.

Members of the bar and concerned citizens are invited to comment on whether the incumbent bankruptcy judge should be reappointed. Written comments may be sent in confidence to James N. Ishida, Circuit Executive, 1000 East Main Street, Richmond, VA  23219-3518 and must be received by November 21, 2019.  Click here to see the notice.

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