Local Rules of Court


RULE 13 - Trial Briefs

(A) When a trial brief is required by order of court, counsel for each party shall file the brief with the court and serve all other counsel at least one (1) weekday prior to commencement of trial unless otherwise ordered by court. The briefs shall relate to the issues referred to in the order and contain authorities supporting the propositions which counsel intends asserting during trial.

(B) In all civil jury cases, attorneys for all parties to the action shall, at least five (5) days before date of trial, furnish to the court a brief of the issues and the law they expect the judge to present to and instruct the jury. All trial briefs and proposed jury instructions are required to be exchanged with opposing counsel at the time of filing.