United States Magistrate Judge for the Western District of Louisiana.
Hon. David J. Ayo
United States Magistrate Judge
800 Lafayette St., Suite 3500
Lafayette, Louisiana 70501
Christina Chicola (337) 593-5017
THE FORMS AND INSTRUCTIONS BELOW ARE FOR MAGISTRATE JUDGE AYO CONSENT CASES ONLY! (For all other cases, see the forms page for the presiding district judge.)
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: firstname.lastname@example.org and are NOT to be filed into the record by the parties.
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Ex-parte motions are referred to chambers as soon as possible. For contested motions, Magistrate Judge Ayo 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.
If the attachments to a motion exceed 25 pages, copies should be manually delivered to chambers at the address indicated above. Copies of ex-parte motions are not necessary.