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.

Danville Courthouse


E-Filing(CM/ECF) will be offline Friday, June 2 starting at 5:00PM through the weekend for upgrade.

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

NEF Limited Free Look Availability
   The court will implement an upgrade to the Case Management and Electronic Case Filing system on June 2, 2023. As a result of this upgrade, free looks at any Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF) sent less than 15 days before June 2, 2023 will no longer be available after the upgrade. Please take action as you deem appropriate to utilize the free looks for any NEFs received prior to June 2, 2023.

Reappointment of Federal Public Defender
   Geremy Kamens has expressed an interest in reappointment for an additional term as the Federal Public Defender for the Eastern District of Virginia. Read further...

Requests for Proposals for Treatment Services
   The U.S. Probation Office will be soliciting proposals to provide sex offender treatment services for federal defendants and persons under supervision for several catchment areas in the near future. Read further...

View all »