Chief Judge Charles Novack • Clerk of Court Edward Emmons

News and Announcements

Portrait Dedication Ceremony of Retired Bankruptcy Judge Alan Jaroslovsky

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California cordially invites bankruptcy practitioners to attend the portrait dedication ceremony of Retired Bankruptcy Judge Alan Jaroslovsky on Monday, March 11, in the Santa Rosa courthouse. The ceremony will occur immediately after Judge Efremsky’s 11:00 AM calendar. Light refreshments will be served. If you would like to attend, please RSVP to wendy_kan@canb.uscourts.gov by Monday, March 4, 2019.

Judge Montali's Open Calendar Dates and Procedure

Link: Judge Montali's Open Calendar Dates and Procedure - San Francisco and Santa Rosa Cases

PG&E Corporation and Pacific Gas and Electric Company

For information on these bankruptcy cases go to:



Link: PG&E Corporation and Pacific Gas and Electric Company

NEW District Procedure for Admission of Attorney Pro Hac Vice

Link: District Procedure for Admission of Attorney Pro Hac Vice

Judge Blumenstiel's Notice of Unavailability

Please be advised that the Honorable Hannah L. Blumenstiel will not be available on Friday, February 15, 2019 through and including Wednesday, February 27, 2019.



PDF icon Blumenstiel Notice of Unavailability (15 February - 27 February 2019).pdf

CM/ECF Event Modifications Effective December 1, 2018

The Court will implement new CM/ECF event modifications related to the amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure effective December 1, 2018



Link: Procedure effective December 1, 2018. Event modifications

Amendments to the rules