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Monday, March 4, 2024

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Hon. Michael McShane, Chief Judge

Melissa Aubin, Clerk of Court

Other Documents

The Other Documents menu contains various events that vary in type. Select the event, select attorney, select party, and link party filer. Select the type of event to be filed from the multi-select list. Multiple events may be selected simultaneously.

(a) Proposed Documents See LR 5-9(c)

  1. Proposed Forms of Orders or Judgments: Proposed forms of orders or judgments, when requested, are to be docketed and served and clearly identified as proposed documents. In addition to a generic form of proposed order or judgment event, there are also specific events for certain types of proposed orders.
  2. Proposed Amended Pleadings: When leave of the Court is sought for filing an amended pleading or document, first choose the appropriate motion event. The proposed amended pleading is to be filed as an attachment to the motion event. The attachment description must be "Proposed Document."
  3. Proposed Pretrial Order - Individual: Use this event to file a proposed pretrial order submitted on behalf of an individual party or fewer than all the parties represented in the case.
  4. Proposed Pretrial Order - Joint: Use this event to file a proposed pretrial order submitted on behalf of all parties represented in the case.

(b) Consents to Proceed Before a U.S. Magistrate Judge

Effective March 6, 2017, individual party Consents to Proceed Before a U.S. Magistrate Judge are to be filed electronically. See Standing Order 2017-4.

To file a consent to jurisdiction by a U.S. Magistrate Judge, use the Consent to Juridiction by Magistrate Judge – by Party event, which is found by clicking Civil and selecting Consents under the Other Filings heading. Individual party consents do not include the name of the filer, and the PDF attached to the entry is restricted to protect the voluntariness of the party's consent under 28 U.S.C. § 636(c)(2).

Pursuant to Standing Order 06-mc-9130, the United States has consented to U.S. Magistrate Judge jurisdiction in Social Security cases (see Standing Order for details). Accordingly, docketing of the Consent to Jurisdiction by Magistrate Judge – by Party event in a case with NOS code 863, 864, or 865 will be docketed as Consent by All Parties to Jurisdiction by U.S. Magistrate Judge.

(c) Exhibits

Exhibits in PDF format may be filed in CM/ECF. For information on filing non-PDF exhibits, see Conventionally Filed Exhibits.