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Judge Howard C. Nielson, Jr.

Practices & Procedures


I.  Briefing:

Judge Nielson requests one courtesy paper copy of briefing regarding motions to dismiss, motions for summary judgment, motions for injunctive relief, motions to suppress in criminal cases, and motions relating to the certification of a class action.  All briefing on the motions, along with a copy of the complaint or information without exhibits, shall be in a tabbed three-ring binder.  All exhibits to the motions shall be in a separate binder.  Both binders shall begin with an appropriate table of contents.  Judge Nielson prefers double-sided copies.

II. Proposed Orders:

In addition to attaching a copy of the order to the motion, a copy of all proposed orders must be directly e-mailed to chambers at the following address: Proposed orders e-mailed to chambers must be editable and submitted in either WordPerfect or Word format.

For further information see CM/ECF Administrative Procedures II. G.

Updated: 09/13/2019