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Name
 
Position
 

District
 
Department
 

Assignment

Birthdate

Education

Bar Admission

Employment (legal and otherwise)

Judicial Experience

Appointment Date
 
Appointed By
 

Civic/Professional Activities

Recent Publications

Courtroom Practices (general)

Motion Policies (tentative rulings/allows argument, etc.)

Discovery Policies (decides all issues or refers to outside referees, etc.)

Witnesses (restrictions, outline of proposed testimony, time estimates, etc.)

Joint Trial Documents (statement of case, exhibit/witness lists, etc.)

Plea Bargain Policies

Settlement Conferences (conducts settlement conference or refers to others, etc.)

Use of ADR

Sanctions (circumstances, etc.)

Motions in Limine (when decided, etc.)

Limitations on Opening Statement/Closing Argument

Presentation of Evidence (statement of content, time estimates, etc.)

Use of Demonstrative Evidence in Opening Statement/Closing Argument

Trial Days, Motion and other Schedules

OverallAdvice

JURY-RELATED QUESTIONS

Voir Dire (time limits, format, etc.)

Use of Jury Questionnaires

Jury Instructions (joint/separate statements, court conducted conferences, etc.)

Other Jury-Related Policies (Pre-Voir Dire opening statements, questions from jurors, intermediate attorney commentary, selection of alternates after closing arguments, argument during deliberations, etc.)
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