The Court has prepared a Standing Order setting forth its settlement conference procedures. That Standing Order may be obtained from this website, Standing Order for Settlement Conferences, or from the courtroom deputy. Counsel and their clients must read and follow the procedures in that Standing Order prior to any settlement conference with the Court.
In preparation for the settlement conference, the parties should consider the Settlement Checklist that Judge Weisman often requires the parties to complete at the conclusion of the settlement conference. This document covers the most common issues raised in finalizing a