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Magistrate Judge Paul R. Cherry

Magistrate Judge Paul R. Cherry
Suite 3500, U.S. Courthouse
5400 Federal Plaza
Hammond, IN 46320
219-852-6700

Case Management    
   - Sue Brown-Nickerson

(219) 852-6703
Law Clerks    
   - Erin Goffette
   - Michael Buschbacher

(219) 852-6700
Email:
     Case Management Questions:    Sue Brown-Nickerson
     Proposed Orders:                        Judge Cherry Chambers

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  • The information on the linked pages contains 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 Courthouse Hours
  • Courtroom Technology and Transcripts of Proceedings
  • Pro Se Litigants
  • Tips for Successful Practice Before Judge Cherry
  • Tips for Courtroom Trial and Hearing Practice Before Judge Cherry

    CIVIL CASE MANAGEMENT
  • Consent to Proceed before a Magistrate Judge
  • Rule 16(b) Preliminary Pre-Trial Conference
  • Discovery Disputes
  • Pretrial and Discovery Motion Practice
  • Settlement Conference
  • Final Pre-Trial Conference
  • Jury Instructions - Civil
  • Jury Selection - Civil

    CRIMINAL CASE MANAGEMENT
  • Initial Appearance
  • Appointment of Counsel in Criminal Cases
  • Detention Hearing
  • Preliminary Hearing
  • Arraignment
  • Pretrial Conference in Criminal Cases and/or Change of Plea Hearing
  • Misdemeanor Cases
  • Central Violations Bureau Citations and Hearings


    EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
  • Law Clerk
  • Intern/extern

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