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
Greenbelt6500 Cherrywood Ln - Greenbelt, MD 20770 - Main Tel: 301-344-8018 mapBaltimore101 W Lombard St Room 8530 - Baltimore, MD 21201 - Main Tel: 410-962-2688 map
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Glenda Reher, Judicial Assistant (301) 344-3377
Sophia Ward, Courtroom Deputy (301) 344-0585
E-Mail for hearing related matters: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Kerry Hopkins, Law Clerk and Dinah Minkoff (Temporary Law Clerk)
Telephonic appearance by counsel are permitted for non-evidentiary hearing and hearings on reaffirmation agreements. Please contact the Judge's Courtroom Deputy by email or phone at least 24 hours in advance to request appearance by phone.
Courtroom 3C in Greenbelt 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 Lipp 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 Courtroom Deputy is contacted by the movant before 12:00 p.m. the day before the hearing. Any request for the matter to be continued to a later date must clearly indicate the movant has obtained debtor's consent.
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Pre-Trial Procedures: Judge Lipp 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 obtain from the Courtroom Deputy and then file a proposed scheduling order with Exhibit A completed 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, by 12:00 p.m. the day before the scheduled hearing.
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