A water main break has occurred just outside of the federal courthouse in Springfield. Water to the courthouse will be shut off until repairs to the water main have been completed. No estimate has been provided as to when water service will be restored.
Attorneys who have hearings scheduled before Judge Gorman in Springfield tomorrow, January 29, should monitor this web site for updated information about the status of the hearings. While the Court generally sends an email blast to practitioners regarding important announcements that are posted on the Court's website, given the emergency nature of the current situation, time constraints might not allow for and attorneys should not rely solely on blast email notifications regarding the possible closure. All attorneys should check the Court's website before the scheduled hearing time.