Attn: Employees of the 5th Circuit
1. If you have not yet contacted us ,
please call the following number: (713) 250-5707. Please be persistent and
patient because the phone systems are overloaded. Please provide
us information concerning your safety and that of your family, your
location and a way we can contact you. We prefer a land-line telephone
number because cell phones are currently unreliable.
2. No one has lost his or her job because of the hurricane.
Some New Orleans banks are having electronic banking problems, but
ultimately everyone will receive their salary.
3. The emergency "command post" for the court is currently located
in Houston at the district court. We will advise you where the interim
court will be located as soon as possible.
4. Please keep checking our website for additional
5. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
Please send questions or comments to
Webmaster_ca5_at_ca5.uscourts.gov (substitute @ for _at_ ).