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Chief Judge Philip P. Simon

Chief Judge Philip P. Simon
5400 Federal Plaza
Suite 4400
Hammond, IN 46320
(219) 852-6740

  Case Management Questions:  Noel Collins
  Proposed Orders:  Judge Simon's chambers mailbox

  • Biography
  • Case Management
       - Noel Collins

    (219) 852-6724
    Court Reporter    
       - Sharon Boleck-Mroz

    (219) 852-6728
    Law Clerks    
       - Mark Hancock
       - Joshua Urquhart
       - Katherine Welsh
       - Denise Woodside

    (219) 852-6740

    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
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Consent to Proceed before the Magistrate
  • Preliminary Pretrial Conference
  • Final Pretrial Conference
  • Settlement Conference
  • Jury Instructions (Civil)
  • Trial Procedures
  • Jury Selection in Civil Cases

  • CRIMINAL Case Management Procedures
  • Scheduling
  • Motions in Criminal Cases
  • Change of the Defendant's Plea
  • Jury Instructions (Criminal)
  • Jury Selection in Criminal Cases
  • Sentencing Memoranda and Motions

  • General Information
  • Courtroom Location and Technology
  • Ordering Transcripts
  • Telephonic Hearings

  • Employment Opportunities
  • Law Clerk
  • Intern/Extern

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