Judge Elizabeth Hoskins Dow Standing Orders
Effective August 1, 2021
I. Court Appearances.
Appearance by Zoom allowed for: (i) Monday-Friday 9:00 am statuses, presentment of motions, and initial case managements; (ii) pre-trials, usually scheduled on Monday-Friday at 8:30 am; and (iii) prove-ups.
ALL OTHER APPEARANCES SHALL BE IN PERSON, UNLESS PROVIDED FOR IN COURT ORDER.
Usually set Monday- Friday at 8:30 am. Pre-trial memorandums are accepted via e-mail and should simply address the issues in dispute. The Court will set the due date for the pre-trial memorandums.
III. E-mail Communication with the Court.
As noted above, attorneys may e-mail their pre-trial memorandums. The Court does not want courtesy copies e-mailed unless of an Emergency Motion that is substantive in nature or otherwise directed by the Court.
All proposed Order shall be submitted via Odyssey and should be submitted before leaving the Courthouse. Simple scheduling for statuses, case management conferences, hearing dates, and prove-up will be by minute entry of the Clerk unless ordered by the Court.
The Court will accept walk-in Agreed Orders off-call where each party is represented by counsel of record and a corresponding underlying Motion is pending.