Office of the Clerk of Court
Michael E. Kunz, Clerk of Court
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Judges' Procedures
Procedures for the judicial officers of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania can be found below. Mail Sent to the Court lists the room numbers and zip-code 4-digit extension numbers of these officers.

 District Court Judges
 Senior Judges
 Magistrate Judges

District Court Judges
Judge Procedures Document Download
Petrese B. Tucker, Chief Judge Policies and Procedures
Legrome D. Davis Policies and Procedures
Cynthia M. Rufe Policies and Procedures
Required Procedure on Summary Judgment for Those Moving under Rule 56
Timothy J. Savage Trial Procedures
Procedures in Criminal Cases
Policies and Procedures for Scheduling and Motion
Report of Rule 26(f) Meeting
Order Governing Electronic Discovery
James Knoll Gardner Policies and Procedures
Application for Continuance
Jury Trial Attachment Order
Non-Jury Trial Attachment Order
Criminal Jury Trial Attachment Order
Standing Order
Rule 16 Telephone Conference Scheduling Order
Gene E.K. Pratter Guidelines for Trial and Other Proceedings in the Courtroom
General Pretrial and Trial Procedures
Pilot Project Regarding Initial Discovery Protocols for Employment Cases Alleging Adverse Action
Checklist for Rule 26(f) Meet and Confer Regarding Electronically Stored Information ("ESI")
[Template and Expectations for] Joint Report of Rule 26(f) Meeting and Proposed Discovery Plan
Notice to Counsel: Scheduling and Discovery Policy
General Guidelines Regarding Discovery
Lawrence F. Stengel Policies and Procedures
Joint Status Report Pursuant to Rule 26(f)
Order Governing Electronic Discovery
Paul S. Diamond Judicial Practice and Procedures
Juan R. Sanchez Policies and Procedures
Joint Rule 16 Conference Information Report
Joel H. Slomsky Courtroom and Trial Procedures
Procedures in Criminal Cases
Policies and Procedures for Scheduling and Motion
Report of Rule 26(f) Meeting
Order Governing Electronic Discovery
Form - Speedy Trial Act Acknowledgment of Rights
C. Darnell Jones II Policies and Procedures: General Matters, Civil Cases and Criminal Cases
Report of Rule 26(f) Meeting
Mitchell S. Goldberg Policies and Procedures
Nitza I. Quiñones Alejandro -----
L. Felipe Restrepo Policies and Procedures
Order Governing Electronic Discovery
Joint Status Report Pursuant to Rule 26(f)
Jeffrey L. Schmehl Policies and Procedures
Order Governing Electronic Discovery
Joint Status Report Pursuant to Rule 26(f)
Edward G. Smith Policies and Procedures
Joint Status Report Pursuant to Rule 26(f)
Gerald A. McHugh -----


Senior Judges
Judge Procedures Document Download
J. William Ditter, Jr. Policies and Procedures
Notices
Norma L. Shapiro Policies and Procedures
Pretrial Conference Order
Pretrial Scheduling/Status Conference Report and Report of Parties' Planning Meeting
Standard Management Track; Order
Special Management Track; Case Management Policy
Special Management Track; Pretrial Order No. 1
Special Management Track; Service List
RICO Case Standing Order
Order In Re: Adoption of Code of Civility
Code of Civility
Working Rules of Professionalism, Adopted by the Philadelphia Bar Association
Thomas N. O'Neill, Jr. Policies and Procedures
Edmund V. Ludwig Policies and Procedures
List of Forms and ECF
Robert F. Kelly Policies and Procedures
Jan E. DuBois Policies and Procedures
Ronald L. Buckwalter Policies and Procedures
William H. Yohn, Jr. Policies and Procedures
Harvey Bartle III Policies and Procedures
Stewart Dalzell Policies and Procedures (Part 1)
Policies and Procedures (Part 2)
John R. Padova Policies and Procedures
Scheduling Information Report
Rule 16 Scheduling Order
J. Curtis Joyner Policies and Procedures
Eduardo C. Robreno Outline of Pretrial and Trial Procedures
Joint Status Report Pursuant to Rule 26(f) (Parties shall file this report 72 hours before the initial pretrial conference.)
Anita B. Brody Policies and Procedures
Scheduling Order
Notice
Order
Berle M. Schiller Policies and Procedures
Scheduling Order
Rule 16 Conference Information Report
Mary A. McLaughlin Preliminary General Matters
Courtroom Procedures
Procedures for Voir Dire in a Civil Case
Procedures for Voir Dire in a Criminal Case
R. Barclay Surrick Policies and Procedures
Michael M. Baylson Notice to Counsel - Pretrial and Trial Procedures - Civil Cases
Conference Information Report


Magistrate Judges
Judge Procedures Document Download
Carol Sandra Moore Wells, Chief Magistrate Judge Policies and Procedures
Thomas J. Rueter Policies and Procedures
Linda K. Caracappa -----
Timothy R. Rice Policies and Procedures
Settlement Procedures
David R. Strawbridge Policies and Procedures
Henry S. Perkin Policies and Procedures
Settlement Procedures
Elizabeth T. Hey Policies and Procedures
Scheduling Order - Jury
Scheduling Order - Bench
Standing Order - Jury
Standing Order - Bench
Settlement Schedule
Lynne A. Sitarski Policies and Procedures
Marilyn Heffley Policies and Procedures
Richard A. Lloret Practices and Procedures
M. Faith Angell Policies and Procedures
Jacob P. Hart Policies and Procedures
Standing Order - Jury
Standing Order - Bench
Scheduling Order
Backup Scheduling Order
Courtroom Rules
Settlement Conference Order


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