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Judge Robert L. Miller Jr.

Judge Robert L. Miller Jr.
325 Robert A. Grant Federal Building
204 South Main Street
South Bend, IN 46601
(574) 246-8080

  • Biography
  • MDL Case Number: 03:12md2391
  • Case Management    
       - DeAndra Kirkwood

    Court Reporter    
       -Debra Bonk

    Law Clerks    
       -Sue Shead
       -Sheri Potts
       -Meghan Pitcher

    (574) 246-8082


    (574) 246-8039


    (574) 246-8080

    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
  • Contacts with Judge and Clerks
  • Consent to Proceed before a Magistrate Judge
  • "Fast Track"óConsent to Proceed Before a Magistrate Judge in Pro Se Cases
  • Preliminary Pretrial Conference (Rule 16 Scheduling Conference)
  • Trial Date
  • Motions and Briefs
  • Discovery Motions
  • Settlement
  • Final Pretrial Conference
  • Motions in Limine
  • Civil Jury Instructions
  • Trial Briefs
  • Decorum and Civility
  • Jury Selection/Voir Dire
  • Trial Procedures
  • Timing and Time Limits
  • Opening Statements
  • Juror Note Taking
  • Reading Depositions
  • Objections and Bench Conferences
  • Instruction Conference; Timing of Final Argument
  • Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law

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

  • General Information
  • Courtroom Location and Technology
  • Courtroom Laptop Configuration Guidelines
  • Ordering Transcripts
  • Pro Se Litigants
  • Frequently Asked Questions

  • Employment Opportunities
  • Law Clerk
  • Intern / Extern


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