Welcome to the official website for the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia. We have courthouses in Abingdon, Big Stone Gap, Charlottesville, Danville, Harrisonburg, Lynchburg and Roanoke.

Abingdon Courthouse

COVID-19 Information

Public Access to Video and Tele Conference Hearings

In connection with all pending Court appearances, you are asked to notify the Court if you or anyone planning to join you at the courthouse has symptoms such as fever, cough, shortness of breath, or if you or the person joining you have been, exposed within the past 14 days to individuals who may have COVID-19 coronavirus.  This will enable the Court to reschedule an appearance that might otherwise risk spreading the COVID-19 coronavirus.

News & Announcements

Event with Dean Goluboff
   The Western District of Virginia Chapter of the Federal Bar Association is pleased to present an event with Risa L. Goluboff, Dean of the University of Virginia School of Law Presenting on An Eloquence of Lawyers: Free Expression in the Legal Profession on September 22, 2022

Notice of New Clerk
   Chief U.S. District Judge Michael F. Urbanski announced today that Laura A. Austin is the new Clerk of Court for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia.

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