Trial, generally

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The court uses a two-month "trailing docket" for trial setting. At the time the scheduling order is issued, the parties are notified to which trailing docket they will be assigned; as the trailing docket approaches, the court's case manager will provide a listing of the upcoming trials in order. Counsel are then expected to stay in contact with other counsel ahead of them on the docket to learn the status of the docket and the likely date that their trial will begin.