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Judge Jon E. DeGuilio

Judge Jon E. DeGuilio
124 Robert A. Grant Federal Building
204 South Main Street
South Bend, IN 46601
(574) 246-8170
Case Management    
   - Scott Jackson

Court Reporters    
   - Joanne Hoffman
   - Loretta Spromberg

Law Clerks    
   - Chanda Berta (Career)
   - Drew Haase
   - Jeff Kienstra

(574) 246-8171


(574) 246-8038



(574) 246-8170
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Scott Jackson
Judge DeGuilio's Chambers

The linked pages contain information about my case management procedures and other information.

These procedures are designed to facilitate the prompt, efficient and equitable disposition of civil and criminal cases on my docket. The success of these procedures depends on your willingness to familiarize yourself with and follow them.

GENERAL INFORMATION
  • Courtroom Location and Technology
  • Virtual Tour of the Courtroom
  • Laptop Configuration Guidelines
  • Ordering Transcripts
  • Pro Se Litigants
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Correctly Pleading Jurisdiction (Diversity)
  • Decorum and Civility
  • Contact with Judge and Law Clerks

    CRIMINAL Case Management Procedures
  • Scheduling
  • Pretrial Motions
  • Change of Plea Hearings
  • Criminal Jury Instructions
  • Jury Selection and Voir Dire
  • Trial Procedures
  • Timing and Time Limits
  • Opening Statements
  • Juror Note Taking
  • Objections and Bench Conferences
  • Jury Instruction Conference and Final
         Arguments

  • EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
  • Law Clerk

    CIVIL Case Management Procedures
  • Consent to Magistrate Judge
  • Preliminary Pretrial Conference
  • Trial Date
  • Motions and Briefs
  • Discovery Motions
  • Settlement
  • Final Pretrial Conference
  • Motions in Limine
  • Civil Jury Instructions
  • Trial Briefs
  • Jury Selection and Voir Dire
  • Trial Procedures
  • Timing and Time Limits
  • Opening Statements
  • Juror Note Taking
  • Reading Depositions
  • Objections and Bench Conferences
  • Jury Instruction Conference; Timing of Final
         Argument
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