Case Opening Documents to Be Served on Opposing Counsel

After court staff have randomly assigned your case to a judge, you will receive a Notice of Electronic Filing informing you of the name of the assigned judge and whether that judge is a district judge or a magistrate judge.

1. Judge’s Standing Orders:

On the judges’ index page on the court’s website, locate your assigned judge and open their webpage. Review the information provided about your assigned judge, download, and review the judge’s standing orders. You are required to serve the standing orders, with the other documents listed below, on the defendants in the case.

2. Serve for All Judges: