United States Bankruptcy Court
Honorable Nancy V. Alquist, Chief Judge Mark D. Sammons, Clerk
6500 Cherrywood Ln Greenbelt, MD 20770Main Tel: 301-344-8018
101 W Lombard St Room 8530Baltimore, MD 21201Main Tel: 410-962-2688map
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Anna Pacella-Holt, Judicial Assistant (410) 962-4211
Cherita Martin, Courtroom Deputy (410) 962-7769
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Abby Clifton, Law Clerk
Telephonic appearances are generally not permitted. Please contact the judge's courtroom deputy by email or telephone at least 48 hours in advance with any questions or concerns.
Courtroom 9D in Baltimore does not have any installed presentation technology. However, with at least 48 hours advanced notice and the approval of the Judge, a projector and screen can be set up for electronic presentation. Please contact the Judge's Courtroom Deputy by email or phone to ask for approval.
Judge Rice generally agrees to remove motions for relief from stay from the docket if a consent is reached, if there is no response, or if the parties agree to a continuance, if the movant contacts the Courtroom Deputy via e-mail by noon on the business day prior to the hearing.
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Pre-Trial Procedures: Judge Rice generally will not require appearance at a pre-trial conference if the parties conduct a conference as required by Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(f)(1), applicable by FRBP 7026, and the parties then file a joint report pursuant to Rule 26(f)(2) that includes suggested deadlines for completion of discovery, identification of any experts and filing of reports, filing of any dispositive motions, as well as any other schedule the parties request, 48 hours prior to the scheduled hearing. An e-mail should be sent to the Courtroom Deputy advising that such a report has been filed by the parties, and the parties will be notified if their appearances have been excused.
Trial Procedures: The Court should receive 3 copies of pre-filed, bound, or loose-leaf covered, labeled exhibits. Each exhibit binder should begin with an exhibit list identifying each exhibit by number and each exhibit should be tabbed with exhibit numbers. If exhibits are not pre-filed as required they may be excluded from evidence.
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