The Court’s detailed trial practices can be found in the Court’s Case Management and Scheduling Order.
Specific trial dates are set in every civil case. Trial dates are not adjourned absent good cause.
Trials are generally conducted from 8:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. with occasional afternoon sessions.
The Court conducts voir dire, but allows counsel to ask follow-up questions.
Jurors may take notes and ask questions of witnesses.
The Court sets reasonable time limits on opening and closing statements after consultation with counsel.
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