Judge Catherine Peek McEwen: Continuances based on prior calendar conflict
In cases before Judge McEwen, if the Court sets a hearing or trial that presents a conflict with a previously scheduled obligation of a party or counsel, then such person shall promptly file a motion to reschedule the hearing or trial to an earlier or later date.
for the memo.
Proposed Amended and New Local Rules and Comment Form
The Judges of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida are considering proposed amendments to the Local Rules. The proposals are posted below for public comment commencing on April 4, 2017. The public comment period ends on May 19, 2017. When promulgated by the judges, the amended and new Local Rules will become effective on July 1, 2017.
to view the proposed amendments to Local Rules.
to provide comments regarding the proposed amendments.
Clerk of Court Selection
On March 29, 2017, Chief Judge Michael G. Williamson Middle District of Florida Bankruptcy Court, announced the selection of Sheryl L. Loesch for Clerk of Court for the Middle District of Florida Bankruptcy Court to replace Lee Ann Bennett who became the new Deputy Director of the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts. Sheryl has a wealth of experience and is no stranger to the Court. She served for the past 18 years as the Clerk of Court for Middle District of Florida District Court and previously served as the Chief Deputy in the District of Kansas District Court. In addition, Sheryl served on many national committees for the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts and is a past President of the Federal Court Clerks Association. Sheryl is dedicated to the Judiciary and to the staff who serve in the Judiciary.