C. Lynwood Smith, Jr.
Senior United States District Judge


All motions, responses, briefs, and memoranda relating to any matter set for hearing before the court must be filed electronically no later than 4:30 p.m., the day before the date of the hearing.  Papers filed after that time will not be considered at the hearing.


Orders and Memoranda of Opinion


Guidelines for Conduct of Trial


Sample Uniform Initial Order   (PDF format)

Sample Appendix I HIPAA Order  (PDF format)

Sample Appendix II Summary Judgment  (PDF format)

Sample Appendix III - Requirements in Patent Cases  (PDF format)

Patent Rules (effective 7/28/06)  (PDF format)

Advice of Rights Form  (WordPerfect format)

Advice of Rights Form - Used For Spanish-speaking Defendants  (PDF format)