Recent Updates to the Local Rules:
Civil Local Rules
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— Changes effective May 1, 2018 affect Rule 16 (especially Rule 16-8) and are to effectuate changes to the ADR Local Rules also adopted on this date.Download Word (.docx) version. — View HTML version of the Civil Local Rules.
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Local Rules
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— Changes effective May 1, 2018 modify procedures for selecting an ADR process and for ADR phone conferences; and offer conforming and clarifying changes and a substantive change to ADR rules provisions addressing confidentiality (ADR Local Rules 5-12(b), 6-12(b), and 7-4(b)).