United States Magistrate Judge for the Western District of Louisiana.
Hon. Carol B. Whitehurst
United States Magistrate Judge
800 Lafayette St., Suite 3400
Lafayette, Louisiana 70501
Christina Chicola (337) 593-5017
THE FORMS AND INSTRUCTIONS BELOW ARE FOR MAGISTRATE JUDGE WHITEHURST CONSENT CASES ONLY! (For all other cases, see the forms page for the presiding district judge.)
Rule 26(f) Report:
Notice, Consent, and Reference of a Civil Action to a Magistrate Judge:
Click HERE to be taken to the official U.S. Courts website for access to the form. Completed consent forms shall be e-mailed to: email@example.com and are NOT to be filed into the record by the parties.
Bench Trial Order:
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Ex-parte motions are referred to chambers as soon as possible. For contested motions, Magistrate Judge Whitehurst maintains a motion date and usually has oral argument. The clerk will issue a notice of motion setting advising when the motion will be heard. Click on the courtesy copy tab for specific information on copy requirements.
Magistrate Judge Whitehurst requires courtesy copies of contested motions, supporting memorandum, responses, and attachments. Copies should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. If attachments are 15 pages or less, they may be e-mailed. If attachment exceed 15 pages, paper copies shall be delivered to the address above.