The court's local civil and criminal rules as well as other local documents are listed at the bottom of this page. For other rules, plans or guides, please see the bullet list below.
- Click here to access the Federal Rules of Civil and Criminal Procedure
- Click here for Standing Orders and District Plans.
- Click here for the Judge Preferences.
Administrative Procedures Guide for Electronic Filing amended March 2018
Civility Principles -Effective 1/1/2018
Notice to Pro Se Litigants Re: Rule 56 Motion for Summary Judgment
Courthouse Security & Limitations on the Possession & Use of Personal Electronic Devices (update 3-1-2013)
Local Rules - Patent (Effective 1-2019)
Local Rules of Civil Procedure (Effective January 1, 2021)
Local Rules of Criminal Procedure (Effective January 1, 2021)
Executive Summary of Rules Changes (Civil & Criminal, Changes Effective January 1, 2021)
Note: All attached documents (unless otherwise noted) are in Adobe Acrobat PDF file format. You will need the free Adobe Acrobat reader to view these documents. If you do not have the Adobe Acrobat Reader, you may get it here.