- Slocum et al v. International Paper Company et al, No. 16-12563
- Sanders et al v. International Paper Company et al, No. 16-12567
- Bolton v. International Paper, No. 16-13346
- Jarrell et al v. International Paper Company et al, No. 16-13793
The Honorable Eldon E. Fallon
500 Poydras Street, Room C-456
New Orleans, LA 70130
Question: I am/represent a plaintiff/defendant, who do I contact with questions about the cases?
Answer: Parties and counsel should contact the appropriate counsel before contacting the Court with questions about the cases.
Plaintiffs or plaintiffs’ counsel are directed to contact Shawn Reed or their own personal representative, with questions. Ms. Reed may be reached at 985-893-3607 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Other counsel contact information can be found on the Contacts page.
Question: How do I register for electronic filing via Pacer for the Eastern District of Louisiana?
Answer: For all counsel who are already enrolled to use CM/ECF in another federal district, an E-filing Registration and Waiver of Training form needs to completed and faxed to the Eastern District’s Clerk’s Office at (504) 589-7697. Within 48 hours of faxing the form, a username and password will be emailed to counsel, allowing them access to the Eastern District’s e-filing.
For all counsel who are not already enrolled to use CM/ECF in another federal district, they may either file all documents on paper pursuant to the Eastern District’s Local Rules or register and complete training to receive an e-filing account for the Eastern District. The link for registration and training for e-filing in the Eastern District is http://www.laed.uscourts.gov/cmecf/cm_ecf_training.htm.
Question: I would like to know about upcoming status conferences, hearings, and trials. Where can I find this information?
Answer: The Calendar link on the Court’s International Paper Website, http://www.laed.uscourts.gov/case-information/international-paper, contains the most up-to-date information on all monthly status conferences, hearings, and trials. It also contains the call-in information for persons who would like to audit Court proceedings. Unless otherwise noted, all proceedings are open to the general public.
Question: I would like a copy of the transcript from a conference or hearing, who do I contact for a copy?
Answer: All transcripts can be obtained from the Official Court Reporter who transcribed the conference. The name of the Reporter can be found in the minute entry for the proceeding, which is filed in the docket on the date of the proceeding.
Transcripts are available to the public at no charge on the Court’s International Paper Website after 90 days of the conference at http://www.laed.uscourts.gov/case-information/international-paper.
Question: I would like to file documents under seal, what is the proper procedure for doing so?
Answer: Counsel and parties are to follow the Local Rules of the Court for filing sealed documents. Local Rule 5.6 is the applicable rule and can be found here http://www.laed.uscourts.gov/LocalRules/LocalRules.htm