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Settlement Conferences

This Court urges parties to undertake settlement negotiations at the earliest practicable point in the litigation. Parties who desire a settlement conference should request one in open court or by telephone from the courtroom deputy. In bench trials, settlement conferences are usually referred to the magistrate judge. Parties who participate in a settlement conference with Judge Chang must follow the standing instructions for settlement conferences available at the link below.

Standing Instructions for Settlement Conferences

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