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Magistrate Judge Christopher A. Nuechterlein

Magistrate Judge Christopher A. Nuechterlein
201 Robert A. Grant Courthouse
204 South Main Street
South Bend, IN 46601

FAX (574) 246-8l06

  • Biography
  • Case Management    
       - Sharon Macon

    Law Clerks    
       -Candace Kilpinen

    Judicial Assistant    
       -Mary Lou Freitag

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    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
  • Preliminary Pretrial Conference
          (Rule 16 Scheduling Conference)
  • Consent to Proceed before Magistrate Judge
  • Settlement Conferences
  • Final Pretrial Conference
  • Trial Procedures
  • Voir Dire
  • Jury Instructions
  • Frequently Asked Questions

  • CRIMINAL Case Management Procedures
  • Initial Appearance
  • Appointment of Counsel
  • Preliminary Hearing
  • Detention Hearing
  • Arraignment

  • General Information
  • Courtroom Location
  • Courtroom Technology
  • Transcripts

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