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United States District Judge Lee H. Rosenthal

Welcome to U.S. District Judge Lee H. Rosenthal's Website.
Case Manager to Judge Rosenthal Judicial Assistant to Judge Rosenthal
Lisa Eddins
Case Manager
United States District Courts
515 Rusk St.
Houston, Texas 77002
(713) 250-5517
Carolyn McFadden
Judicial Assistant
Chambers of Judge Rosenthal
515 Rusk St.
Houston, Texas 77002
(713) 250-5980

District Clerk’s Office

Darlene Hansen, Deputy Clerk-in-Charge
U.S. District Clerk
United States District Courts
515 Rusk St.
Houston, Texas 77002
(713) 250-5500

Judge Rosenthal's Court Procedures and Initial Orders

Please familiarize yourself with Court Procedures.

1.     The Court’s Requirements for Initial Pretrial Work
2.     The Parties’ Rule 26(f) Meeting
3.     The Joint Discovery/Case-Management Plan and Proposed Scheduling and Docket Control Order
4.     Pre-Motion Conferences Required for Discovery and Other Pretrial Disputes
5.     Discovery Requests and Objections
6.     Other Motions
7.     Agreements to Extend Submission Dates for Motions
8.     Courtesy Copies
9.     Briefs
10.   The Joint Pretrial Order and Materials
11.   Trial Settings
12.   Exhibits
13.   Contact with Court Personnel
14.   Emergencies
15.   Continuances
16.   Appearances
17.   Equipment
18.   Courtroom Procedures
19.   Voir Dire
21.   Settlements and Orders of Dismissal

Forms For Use in Most Cases MS Word:
Adobe PDF:
Certificate of Service in Removed Action - - view
Exhibit List view view view
Joint Discovery / Case Managment Plan view - view
Scheduling Order view view view
Joint Pretrial Order - - view
Consent to Proceed to Magistrate Judge view view view
Discovery Protocol Procedures Required by Judge Rosenthal

View orders issued at the onset of Civil Cases.

Adverse Action Employment Cases
FLSA Cases
Post-Disaster First-Party Property Insurance Cases
Residential Mortgage Cases

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, restricted entry to future hearings, denial of entry to future hearings, or any other sanctions deemed necessary by the court.

District Judge Rosenthal's Interactive Court Calendar

Notable Cases and Opinions