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Senior Judge James T. Moody

Senior Judge James T. Moody
5400 Federal Plaza
Suite 4100
Hammond, IN 46320
(219) 852-3460

  • Biography
  • Case Management    
       - Ed Ciba

    Court Reporter   
       - Stacy Drohosky

    (219) 852-3464


    (219) 852-3462

    The information on this and the linked pages describe in some detail Judge Moody's case management procedures. Please review this information carefully before calling chambers or the case manager.

    These procedures have been designed to facilitate the prompt, efficient and equitable disposition of civil and criminal cases on Judge Moody's 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.

    Case Management Procedures

  • Consent to Proceed before the Magistrate Judge (Civil)
  • Final Pre-trial Conference (Civil)
  • Trial Preparation Timeline (Civil)
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Informal Exchange of Discovery (Civil)
  • Initial Status Conference (Civil)
  • Jury Instructions (Civil)
  • Settlement Conference Instructions (Civil)
  • Conditions of Supervision - Order
  • Trial Procedures (Civil and Criminal)
  • Jury Selection Procedures (Civil)
  • Scheduling (Criminal)
  • Defense Pretrial Motions (Criminal)
  • Change of the Defendant's Plea (Criminal)
  • Jury Instructions (Criminal)
  • Jury Selection Procedures (Criminal)

  • General Information
  • Courtroom Location and Technology
  • Ordering Transcripts (Civil and Criminal)

  • Employment Opportunities
  • Law Clerk


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