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Local Rules and Orders

Local Rules and Orders

U. S. District Court for Eastern District of Wisconsin Local Rules
                                 General, Civil, and Criminal

Effective February 1, 2010 (As amended September 3, 2019)

Local Rules

Modification Log

Local Rules Committee

Proposed Changes to Local Rules

Link to the Electronic Case Filing Policies and Procedures Manual

ECF Policies and Procedures

Instructions for Practicing Before Individual Judges

Please select a Judge's name from the Directory for specific instructions.

Standing Orders

Attorney Appointments

Appointment of Additional CJA Panel Attorneys (March 16, 2017)

Joint Order Reappointing Daniel T. Flaherty And David W. Simon (March 16, 2017)

Joint Order Setting Uniform Termination Of Directors' Term (March 16, 2017)

Court Procedures and Governance

Administrative Order In re: Juror Questionnaires (Effective June 1, 2016)

Social Security Procedures (Effective August 1, 2014)

Procedural Order - Electronic Availability of Transcripts (Effective May 1, 2008)

Order to Establish a District Court Pro Bono Fund  (April 17, 2008)

General Order Regarding Assignment of Cases to the United States District Judge
Designated to Hold Court in Green Bay, Wisconsin
(April 5, 2016)

Bankruptcy Orders

Order Rescinding June 1991 Order Regarding the Transmission of Bankruptcy
Appeal Records 
(October 3, 2003)

Order to Revise Collateral Forfeiture Schedule (April1, 2003)

Bankruptcy Appeal Order of June 1991 (June 10, 1991)

Order of Reference for Bankruptcy Matters (July 10, 1984)

Prisoner Case Procedures

Service of Process Memorandum of Understanding – State (March 24, 2010)

Service of Process Memorandum of Understanding – Milwaukee County (June 24, 2014)

Limited Consent to Magistrate Judge Jurisdiction (March 14, 2018)

Link to Federal Rules

Amendment to Rules of Civil Practice and Procedure
Effective December 1, 2016: FedCivRuleAmendmentP6(d).pdf

Federal Rules of Practice and Procedure