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Magistrate Judge Roger B. Cosbey

Magistrate Judge Roger B. Cosbey
Suite 1130 E. Ross Adair Courthouse
1300 South Harrison Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
(260) 423-3040

  • Biography
  • Case Management    
       - Mary Renz

    (260) 423-3047
    Law Clerks    
       -Cathy Niemeyer
       -Brett Barnet

    (260) 423-3042
    (260) 423-3041

    The information on this and linked pages contains important information about my case management procedures. Please take the time to read it carefully.

    These procedures have been 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. Counsel will be expected to fully explain to the court any failure to comply with these procedures.

    CIVIL Case Management Procedures
  • Consent to Proceed before the Magistrate
  • Discovery Disputes
  • Final Pretrial Conference
  • Jury Instructions
  • Jury Selection
  • Preliminary Pretrial Conference (Rule 16
               Scheduling Conference)
  • Pretrial and Discovery Motion Practice
  • Settlement Conferences
  • Trial Management Conference
  • Voir Dire

    General Information
  • Courtroom Location
  • Courtroom Technology
  • Ordering Transcripts
  • Pro Se Litigants (those representing
               themselves)

    Employment Opportunities
  • Law Clerk
  • Intern/Extern

  • CRIMINAL Case Management Procedures
  • Appointment of Counsel
  • Arraignment
  • Central Violation Bureau citations
  • Change of Plea Hearing
  • Detention Hearing
  • Initial Appearance
  • Preliminary Hearing
  • Sentencing in Misdemeanor Case

    NOTE: CRIMINAL CASES ARE HEARD AT
    2:00 P.M. UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.

    THE COURT MAY DIRECT THAT
    CERTAIN PROCEEDINGS BE HELD BY
    VIDEO CONFERENCE FROM THE
    ALLEN COUNTY JAIL.

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