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Motion Practice

Scheduling Motions

The court hears motions on Tuesday through Thursday at 9:30 a.m.

Judge Leinenweber requires a COURTESY COPY of all  MOTIONS, that are either paper filed or e-filed, to be placed in the drop box in front of the Courtroom Deputy Office, Room 1938 or delivered to Chambers 1946.  

The Judge only grants motions in advance if the parties do not object to said motion. Otherwise, the parties need to appear .

If there is no objection to the scheduled motion, the parties may call the Courtroom Deputy the morning the motion is scheduled to be heard between 8:15 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. to see if the motion has been granted.  If the Courtroom Deputy is unavailable, the parties may call Chambers to see if their motion has been granted.

Motions must be filed with the central clerk's office at least two working days prior to the date of the hearing of the motion pursuant to Local Rule 78.1

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