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Motion Practice

Scheduling Motions
The Court hears motions Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30 a.m.

All motions, stipulated or not, must be noticed for hearing. All motions must be filed  at least three working days prior to the date of the hearing of the motion pursuant to Local Rule 78.1 . Counsel may contact chambers or the Courtroom Deputy ( Vettina Franklin 312-435-5689) after 4:00 p.m. on the afternoon before the scheduled motion day to see if an appearance is necessary. Counsel may also check the Call Sheet posted on this Court's web page. Unless the Court has told a party it need not appear, knowledgeable counsel is expected to be present whether or not the motion is agreed.

electronic filings must include a courtesy hard copy to the chambers of Judge Kocoras on the date of filing.

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