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Miscellaneous Orders

The Court issues miscellaneous orders to announce changes to various Court committees and panels (for example, Misc. Order. 1-05), and to address changes in circumstances that affect the Court's rules and operations. Such changes may be foreseen (for example, Misc. Order No. 6-05) or unanticipated (for example, Misc. Order No. 8-05).

Review the Index for a list of summary information regarding each Miscellaneous Order.


  • 2014
    • Misc. No.Miscellaneous Order
      02-14Recall of Senior Judge
      01-14Effect of 2013 Philippines Typhoon on Mail Service
  • 2013
    • Misc. No.Miscellaneous Order
      11-13Rules of Practice and Procedure
      10-13Court Closures
      09-13Court Closed on Friday, November 29, 2013
      08-13Lapse in Funding for Department of Veterans Affairs
      07-13Lapse in Funding for Department of Veterans Affairs
      06-13Rules of Practice and Procedure
      05-13Rules Advisory Committee
      04-13Recall of Senior Judge
      03-13Standing Panel on Admission and Discipline
      02-13Recall of Senior Judge
      01-13Recall of Senior Judge
  • 2012
    • Misc. No.Miscellaneous Order
      10-12Court Closures
      09-12Recall of Senior Judge
      08-12Standing panel on Admission and Discipline
      07-12Committee on Admissions and Practice
      06-12Rules of Admission and Practice
      05-12Recall of Senior Judge
      04-12Timeliness of Appeals and Bove v. Shinseki
      03-12Rules of Practice and Procedure
      02-12Recall of Senior Judge
      01-12Recall of Senior Judge
  • 2011
    • Misc. No.Miscellaneous Order
      23-11Recall of Senior Judge
      22-11Recall of Senior Judge
      21-11Timeliness of Appeals
      20-11Committee on Admissions and Practice
      19-11Committee on Admissions and Practice
      18-11Court Closed on Friday, November 25, 2011; Friday, December 23, 2011; and Friday, December 30, 2011
      17-11Timeliness of Appeals
      16-11Recall of Senior Judge
      15-11Recall of Senior Judge
      14-11Recall of Senior Judge
      13-11Rules of Practice and Procedure
      12-11Standing Panel on Admission and Discipline
      11-11Rules Advisory Committee
      10-11Timeliness of Appeals
      09-11Recall of Senior Judge
      08-11Recall of Senior Judge
      07-11Recall of Senior Judge
      06-11Standing Panel on Admission and Discipline
      05-11Recall of Senior Judges
      04-11Rules Advisory Committee
      03-11Rules of Practice and Procedure
      02-11Recall of Senior Judge
      01-11Recall of Senior Judge
  • 2010
    • Misc. No.Miscellaneous Order
      14-10Recall of Senior Judge
      13-102010 Court Holiday Closures
      12-10GWU Law School Support of VLACC
      11-10Retirement of Norman Y. Herring
      10-10Accession of the Court's Sixth Chief Judge
      09-10Recall of Senior Judges
      08-10Standing Panel on Admission and Discipline
      07-10Committee on Admissions and Practice
      06-10Recall of Retired Judge
      05-10Fee Schedule
      03-10Self-Represented Parties' Misdirected Briefs
      02-10Recall of Retired Judge
      01-10Rules of Practice and Procedure
  • 2009
    • Misc. No.Miscellaneous Order
      11-09Recall of Retired Judge
      10-09Retirement of Paul Everest
      09-09Additional Court Holiday Closures
      08-09Recall Order Revoked
      07-09Recall of Retired Judges
      06-09Rules Advisory Committee
      05-09Recall of Retired Judge
      04-09Recall of Retired Judge
      03-09Rules Advisory Committee Reappointments
      02-09Committee on Admission and Practice Chairman Reappointment
      01-09Recall of Retired Judge
  • 2008
    • Misc. No.Miscellaneous Order
      15-08Recall of Retired Judge
      14-08Recall of Retired Judge
      13-08Fee Schedule (December 1, 2008)
      12-08Fee Schedule (November 14, 2008)
      11-08Change in Admission Fee to Join Court
      10-08Rules of Practice and Procedure
      09-08Additional Court Holiday Closures
      08-08EFiling Rules
      07-08Recall of Retired Judges
      06-08Fee Schedule (May 12, 2008)
      05-08Fee Schedule (April 8, 2008)
      04-08The Service Provided by the American Legion Post 177
      03-08Rules of Practice and Procedure
      02-08Committee on Admissions and Practice
      01-08Recall of Retired Judge
  • 2007
    • Misc. No.Miscellaneous Order
      23-07Recall of Retired Judge
      22-07Recall of Retired Judge
      21-07Committee on Admission and Practice
      20-07Court Closed on Monday, December 24 andMonday, December 31, 2007
      19-07Electronic Case Filing in EAJA cases
      18-07Court Closed on Friday, November 23, 2007
      17-07Rules Advisory Committee
      16-07Recall of Retired Judges
      15-07Standing Panel on Admission and Discipline
      14-0738U.S.C.§5103(a) and Sanders v. Nicholson
      13-07Rules of Practice and Procedure
      12-07Fee Schedule
      11-07The Matter of the Retirement of Marlene Davis
      10-07Rules of Practice and Procedure
      09-07Bilateral Tinnitus Cases
      08-07Change in Admission Fee to Join Bar of the Court
      07-07Change in Admission Fee to Join Bar of the Court
      06-07Committee on Admission and Practice
      05-07Bilateral Tinnitus Cases
      04-07Effect of Hurricane Katrina on Postal Service
      03-07Recall of Retired Judge
      02-07Recall of Retired Judge
      01-07Recall of Retired Judge
  • 2006
    • Misc. No.Miscellaneous Order
      11-06Court Closure
      10-0610-06 Errata
      10-06Rules of Practice and Procedure
      09-06Rules Advisory Committee
      08-06Bilateral Tinnitus Cases
      07-06Standing Panel on Admission and Discipline
      06-06Recall of Retired Judges
      05-06Bilateral Tinnitus Cases
      04-06Court Closure
      03-06Fee Schedule
      02-06Fee Schedule
      01-06Committee on Admission and Practice
  • 2005
    • Misc. No.Miscellaneous Order
      9-05Standing Panel on Admission and Discipline
      8-05Effect of Hurricane Katrina on Postal Service
      7-05Recognition of Court's Fourth Chief Judge
      6-05Accession of Court's Fifth Chief Judge
      5-05Recognition of Court's Third Chief Judge
      4-05Rules Advisory Committee
      3-0538 U.S.C. 7261(b)(2) and Mayfield v. Nicholson
      2-05Rules Advisory Committee
      1-05Standing Panel on Admission and Discipline
  • 2004
    • Misc. No.Miscellaneous Order
      6-04Committee on Admission and Practice
      5-04Rules Advisory Committee
      4-04Rules Advisory Committee
      3-04Rules Governing Complaints of Judicial Misconduct and Disability
      2-04Rules of Practice and Procedure
      1-04Rules of Practice and Procedure
  • 2003
    • Misc. No.Miscellaneous Order
      6-03Committee on Admission and Practice
      5-03Fee Schedule
      4-03Rules Advisory Committee
      3-03Rules of Admission and Practice
      2-03Revised Rules of Practice and Procedure
      1-03Rules of Practice and Procedure
  • 2002
    • Misc. No.Miscellaneous Order
      3-02Committee on Admission and Practice
      2-02Rules Advisory Committee
      1-02Rules of Practice and Procedure
  • 2001
    • Misc. No.Miscellaneous Order
      11-01Rule 46(c) of the Rules of Practice and Procedure
      10-01Rules of Admission and Practice
      09-01Committee on Admission and Practice
      08-01Rules 39, 41, and 42 of the Rules of Practice and Procedure
      07-01Rules 3 and 24 of the Rules of Practice and Procedure
      06-01Rescission of Misc. No. 4-00, In Re:Veterans Claims Assistance Act of 2000
      05-01Rule 24 of the Rules of Practice and Procedure
      04-01Rules of Admission and Practice
      03-01Rules of Admission and Practice
      02-01Rules of Admission and Practice
      01-01Rules of Admission and Practice
  • 2000
    • Misc. No.Miscellaneous Order
      7-00Panel Referrals in Pro Se Cases
      6-00Committee on Admission and Practice
      5-00Rules Advisory Committee
      4-00Veterans Claims Assistance Act of 2000
      3-00Retirement of Robert F. Comeau
      2-00Citation of Nonprecedential Authority
      1-00Rules Advisory Committee
  • 1999
    • Misc. No.Miscellaneous Order
      4-99Committee onAdmissionand Practice
      3-99Panel Referrals in Pro Se Cases
      2-99Limited Appearances
      1-99Changes to Rules 3 and 46
  • 1998
    • Misc. No.Miscellaneous Order
      9-98Committee on Admission and Practice
      8-98Rules of Admission and Practice
      7-98Rules of Practice and Procedure - Rules 3 and 46
      6-98Committee on Admission and Practice
      5-98Committee on Admission and Practice
      4-98Fee Schedule
      3-98Rules of Practice and Procedure - Rule 45
      2-98Rules of Practice and Procedure
      1-98Rules Advisory Committee
  • 1997
    • Misc. No.Miscellaneous Order
      3-97Rules of Practice and Procedure
      2-97Rules Advisory Committee
      1-97Rules of Practice and Procedure
  • 1996
    • Misc. No.Miscellaneous Order
      5-96Committee on Admission and Practice
      4-96Rules of Practice and Procedure - Rule 39(B)
      3-96Rules of Practice and Procedure
      2-96Rules of Practice and Procedure
      1-96Fee Schedule
  • 1995
    • Misc. No.Miscellaneous Order
      4-95Lapse in Funding for Dept of VA
      3-95Committee on Admission and Practice
      2-95Rules of Admission and Practice - Rules 26(C) and 35
      1-95Rules Advisory Committee
  • 1994
    • Misc. No.Miscellaneous Order
      8-94Committee on Admission and Practice
      7-94Rules of Practice and Procedure - Rules 4(A) and 25(B)
      6-94Fee Schedule
      5-94Rules of Practice and Procedure - Rule 43
      4-94Rules of Practice and Procedure
      3-94Rules of Practice and Procedure
      2-94Rules of Practice and Procedure - Rules 36 and 39
      1-94Rules Advisory Committee
  • 1993
    • Misc. No.Miscellaneous Order
      6-93Committee on Admission and Practice
      5-93Committee on Admission and Practice
      4-93Rules Advisory Committee
      3-93Rules of Practice and Procedure - Rules 36 and 39
      2-93Rules Governing Complaints of Judicial Misconduct
      1-93Rules of Practice and Procedure - Interim Rules 36(B) and 39
  • 1992
    • Misc. No.Miscellaneous Order
      5-92Rules Governing Complaints of Judicial Misconduct
      4-92Rules Advisory Committee
      3-92Rules of Admission and Practice
      2-92Rules of Admission and Practice
      1-92Admissions Committee
  • 1991
    • Misc. No.Miscellaneous Order
      11-91Admissions Committee
      10-91Authority of the Clerk of the Court
      09-91Admissions Committee
      08-91Rules of Practice and Procedure - Rule 46
      07-91Preliminary Copy of Board of VA Decision
      06-91Fee Schedule
      05-91Authority of the Clerk of the Court
      04-91Rules of Practice and Procedure
      03-91Rules of Practice and Procedure
      02-91Rules of Practice and Procedure
      01-91Advisory Committee on Representation
  • 1990
    • Misc. No.Miscellaneous Order
      7-90Interim General Rule 48
      6-90Admissions Committee
      5-90Admissions Committee
      4-90Rules Advisory Committee
      3-90Rules Advisory Committee
      2-90Rules Advisory Committee
      1-90Publication of Decisions
  • 1989
    • Misc. No.Miscellaneous Order
      1-89Interim General Rules Published
  • Index
    • 1989
      1-89Interim General Rules Published
      1990
      1-90Publication of Decisions
      2-90Rules Advisory Committee
      3-90Rules Advisory Committee
      4-90Rules Advisory Committee
      5-90Admissions Committee
      6-90Admissions Committee
      7-90Interim General Rule 48
      1991
      01-91Advisory Committee on Representation
      02-91Rules of Practice and Procedure
      03-91Rules of Practice and Procedure
      04-91Rules of Practice and Procedure
      05-91Authority of the Clerk of the Court
      06-91Fee Schedule
      07-91Preliminary Copy of Board of VA Decision
      08-91Rules of Practice and Procedure - Rule 46
      09-91Admissions Committee
      10-91Authority of the Clerk of the Court
      11-91Admissions Committee
      1992
      1-92Admissions Committee
      2-92Rules of Admission and Practice
      3-92Rules of Admission and Practice
      4-92Rules Advisory Committee
      5-92Rules Governing Complaints of Judicial Misconduct
      1993
      1-93Rules of Practice and Procedure - Interim Rules 36(B) and 39
      2-93Rules Governing Complaints of Judicial Misconduct
      3-93Rules of Practice and Procedure - Rules 36 and 39
      4-93Rules Advisory Committee
      5-93Committee on Admission and Practice
      6-93Committee on Admission and Practice
      1994
      1-94Rules Advisory Committee
      2-94Rules of Practice and Procedure - Rules 36 and 39
      3-94Rules of Practice and Procedure
      4-94Rules of Practice and Procedure
      5-94Rules of Practice and Procedure - Rule 43
      6-94Fee Schedule
      7-94Rules of Practice and Procedure - Rules 4(A) and 25(B)
      8-94Committee on Admission and Practice
      1995
      1-95Rules Advisory Committee
      2-95Rules of Admission and Practice - Rules 26(C) and 35
      3-95Committee on Admission and Practice
      4-95Lapse in Funding for Dept of VA
      1996
      1-96Fee Schedule
      2-96Rules of Practice and Procedure
      3-96Rules of Practice and Procedure
      4-96Rules of Practice and Procedure - Rule 39(B)
      5-96Committee on Admission and Practice
      1997
      1-97Rules of Practice and Procedure
      2-97Rules Advisory Committee
      3-97Rules of Practice and Procedure
      1998
      1-98Rules Advisory Committee
      2-98Rules of Practice and Procedure
      3-98Rules of Practice and Procedure - Rule 45
      4-98Fee Schedule
      5-98Committee on Admission and Practice
      6-98Committee on Admission and Practice
      7-98Rules of Practice and Procedure - Rules 3 and 46
      8-98Rules of Admission and Practice
      9-98Committee on Admission and Practice
      1999
      1-99Changes to Rules 3 and 46
      2-99Limited Appearances
      3-99Panel Referrals in Pro Se Cases
      4-99Committee onAdmissionand Practice
      2000
      1-00Rules Advisory Committee
      2-00Citation of Nonprecedential Authority
      3-00Retirement of Robert F. Comeau
      4-00Veterans Claims Assistance Act of 2000
      5-00Rules Advisory Committee
      6-00Committee on Admission and Practice
      7-00Panel Referrals in Pro Se Cases
      2001
      01-01Rules of Admission and Practice
      02-01Rules of Admission and Practice
      03-01Rules of Admission and Practice
      04-01Rules of Admission and Practice
      05-01Rule 24 of the Rules of Practice and Procedure
      06-01Rescission of Misc. No. 4-00, In Re:Veterans Claims Assistance Act of 2000
      07-01Rules 3 and 24 of the Rules of Practice and Procedure
      08-01Rules 39, 41, and 42 of the Rules of Practice and Procedure
      09-01Committee on Admission and Practice
      10-01Rules of Admission and Practice
      11-01Rule 46(c) of the Rules of Practice and Procedure
      2002
      1-02Rules of Practice and Procedure
      2-02Rules Advisory Committee
      3-02Committee on Admission and Practice
      2003
      1-03Rules of Practice and Procedure
      2-03Revised Rules of Practice and Procedure
      3-03Rules of Admission and Practice
      4-03Rules Advisory Committee
      5-03Fee Schedule
      6-03Committee on Admission and Practice
      2004
      1-04Rules of Practice and Procedure
      2-04Rules of Practice and Procedure
      3-04Rules Governing Complaints of Judicial Misconduct and Disability
      4-04Rules Advisory Committee
      5-04Rules Advisory Committee
      6-04Committee on Admission and Practice
      2005
      1-05Standing Panel on Admission and Discipline
      2-05Rules Advisory Committee
      3-0538 U.S.C. 7261(b)(2) and Mayfield v. Nicholson
      4-05Rules Advisory Committee
      5-05Recognition of Court's Third Chief Judge
      6-05Accession of Court's Fifth Chief Judge
      7-05Recognition of Court's Fourth Chief Judge
      8-05Effect of Hurricane Katrina on Postal Service
      9-05Standing Panel on Admission and Discipline
      2006
      01-06Committee on Admission and Practice
      02-06Fee Schedule
      03-06Fee Schedule
      04-06Court Closure
      05-06Bilateral Tinnitus Cases
      06-06Recall of Retired Judges
      07-06Standing Panel on Admission and Discipline
      08-06Bilateral Tinnitus Cases
      09-06Rules Advisory Committee
      10-0610-06 Errata
      10-06Rules of Practice and Procedure
      11-06Court Closure
      2007
      01-07Recall of Retired Judge
      02-07Recall of Retired Judge
      03-07Recall of Retired Judge
      04-07Effect of Hurricane Katrina on Postal Service
      05-07Bilateral Tinnitus Cases
      06-07Committee on Admission and Practice
      07-07Change in Admission Fee to Join Bar of the Court
      08-07Change in Admission Fee to Join Bar of the Court
      09-07Bilateral Tinnitus Cases
      10-07Rules of Practice and Procedure
      11-07The Matter of the Retirement of Marlene Davis
      12-07Fee Schedule
      13-07Rules of Practice and Procedure
      14-0738U.S.C.§5103(a) and Sanders v. Nicholson
      15-07Standing Panel on Admission and Discipline
      16-07Recall of Retired Judges
      17-07Rules Advisory Committee
      18-07Court Closed on Friday, November 23, 2007
      19-07Electronic Case Filing in EAJA cases
      20-07Court Closed on Monday, December 24 andMonday, December 31, 2007
      21-07Committee on Admission and Practice
      22-07Recall of Retired Judge
      23-07Recall of Retired Judge
      2008
      01-08Recall of Retired Judge
      02-08Committee on Admissions and Practice
      03-08Rules of Practice and Procedure
      04-08The Service Provided by the American Legion Post 177
      05-08Fee Schedule (April 8, 2008)
      06-08Fee Schedule (May 12, 2008)
      07-08Recall of Retired Judges
      08-08EFiling Rules
      09-08Additional Court Holiday Closures
      10-08Rules of Practice and Procedure
      11-08Change in Admission Fee to Join Court
      12-08Fee Schedule (November 14, 2008)
      13-08Fee Schedule (December 1, 2008)
      14-08Recall of Retired Judge
      15-08Recall of Retired Judge
      2009
      01-09Recall of Retired Judge
      02-09Committee on Admission and Practice Chairman Reappointment
      03-09Rules Advisory Committee Reappointments
      04-09Recall of Retired Judge
      05-09Recall of Retired Judge
      06-09Rules Advisory Committee
      07-09Recall of Retired Judges
      08-09Recall Order Revoked
      09-09Additional Court Holiday Closures
      10-09Retirement of Paul Everest
      11-09Recall of Retired Judge
      2010
      01-10Rules of Practice and Procedure
      02-10Recall of Retired Judge
      03-10Self-Represented Parties' Misdirected Briefs
      05-10Fee Schedule
      06-10Recall of Retired Judge
      07-10Committee on Admissions and Practice
      08-10Standing Panel on Admission and Discipline
      09-10Recall of Senior Judges
      10-10Accession of the Court's Sixth Chief Judge
      11-10Retirement of Norman Y. Herring
      12-10GWU Law School Support of VLACC
      13-102010 Court Holiday Closures
      14-10Recall of Senior Judge
      2011
      01-11Recall of Senior Judge
      02-11Recall of Senior Judge
      03-11Rules of Practice and Procedure
      04-11Rules Advisory Committee
      05-11Recall of Senior Judges
      06-11Standing Panel on Admission and Discipline
      07-11Recall of Senior Judge
      08-11Recall of Senior Judge
      09-11Recall of Senior Judge
      10-11Timeliness of Appeals
      11-11Rules Advisory Committee
      12-11Standing Panel on Admission and Discipline
      13-11Rules of Practice and Procedure
      14-11Recall of Senior Judge
      15-11Recall of Senior Judge
      16-11Recall of Senior Judge
      17-11Timeliness of Appeals
      18-11Court Closed on Friday, November 25, 2011; Friday, December 23, 2011; and Friday, December 30, 2011
      19-11Committee on Admissions and Practice
      20-11Committee on Admissions and Practice
      21-11Timeliness of Appeals
      22-11Recall of Senior Judge
      23-11Recall of Senior Judge
      2012
      01-12Recall of Senior Judge
      02-12Recall of Senior Judge
      03-12Rules of Practice and Procedure
      04-12Timeliness of Appeals and Bove v. Shinseki
      05-12Recall of Senior Judge
      06-12Rules of Admission and Practice
      07-12Committee on Admissions and Practice
      08-12Standing panel on Admission and Discipline
      09-12Recall of Senior Judge
      10-12Court Closures
      2013
      01-13Recall of Senior Judge
      02-13Recall of Senior Judge
      03-13Standing Panel on Admission and Discipline
      04-13Recall of Senior Judge
      05-13Rules Advisory Committee
      06-13Rules of Practice and Procedure
      07-13Lapse in Funding for Department of Veterans Affairs
      08-13Lapse in Funding for Department of Veterans Affairs
      09-13Court Closed on Friday, November 29, 2013
      10-13Court Closures
      11-13Rules of Practice and Procedure
      2014
      01-14Effect of 2013 Philippines Typhoon on Mail Service
      02-14Recall of Senior Judge