United States District Court
United States District Judge for the Western District of Louisiana.
Hon. Patricia Minaldi
United States District Judge
611 Broad St., Suite 328
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601
JoAnn Benoit (337) 437-3870
Civil Cases - UNDER CONSTRUCTION
Criminal Cases - UNDER CONSTRUCTION
Ex-parte motions are referred to chambers as soon as possible. For contested motions, Judge Minaldi does not maintain a regular motion date, but may order oral argument. The clerk will issue a notice of setting advising when the motion will be considered. Click on the courtesy copy tab for specific information on copy requirements.
Judge Minaldi requires courtesy copies of ex-parte and contested motions, supporting memorandum, and responses. Copies should be e-mailed to chambers at the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org. If attachments to the motion exceed 15 pages, copies should be manually delivered to chambers at the address above.
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