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
Tina Benoit (337) 437-3870
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.