Main Chambers Line: 713-250-5249
Chambers Room: 9015
Before making direct inquiry of the Court, seek information and answers from the Court’s procedures and the District Court’s website.
Make filing and other general inquiries to the Office of the Clerk at (713) 250-5500. But first obtain information on status of documents, entry of orders, and docket entries from the CM/ECF system.
Make case-related inquiries to the Case Manager.
Make inquiries on clerkships or internships to the Law Clerks.
Make all other inquiries to the Judicial Assistant.
Jury Trial Innovations
|Forms For Use in Most Cases||MS Word||Adobe PDF|
|Form 1, Certificate of Service in a Removed Action||view||view|
|Form 2, Consent to Proceed Before a Magistrate Judge||view||view|
|Form 3, Order for Conference and Disclosure of Interested Parties||view||view|
|Form 4, Joint Discovery and Case Management Plan||view||view|
|Forms 5a and 5b, Standard and Class Action Scheduling and Docket Control Orders||view||view|
|Form 6, Initial Discovery Protocols for Employment Cases Alleging Adverse Actions||view||view|
|Form 7, Initial Discovery Protocols for Fair Labor Standards Act Cases Not Pleaded as Collective Action||view||view|
|Form 8, Initial Discovery Protocols for Post-Disaster First Party Property Insurance Disputes||view||view|
|Form 9, Standard Protective Order||view||view|
|Form 10, Standard E-Discovery Order||view||view|
|Form 11, Draft Proposed Order||view||view|
|Form 12, Joint Pretrial Order||view||view|
|Form 13, Trial Exhibit List||view||view|
|Form 14, Trial Witness List||view||view|
|Form 15, Trial Deposition Designations||view||view|
|Form 16, Standard Order in Limine||view||view|
|Form 17, Juror Questionnaire||-||view|
|If remote access to a proceeding is available, connection information will appear on the Hearing Schedules provided.
IMPORTANT: Persons granted remote access to proceedings are reminded of the general prohibition against photographing, recording, and rebroadcasting of court proceedings. Violation of these prohibitions may result in sanctions, including removal of court-issued media credentials, denial of entry or restricted entry to future hearings, or any other sanctions deemed necessary by the Court.
|Hearing Schedule, this week||Hearing Schedule, next week|