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Judge Elizabeth W. Magner Motion Days

Motions for Section A should be noticed for hearing as follows:


U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Eastern District of Louisiana
500 Poydras Street
Courtroom B-709
New Orleans, LA 70130


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Motion Day Calendars

The clerk’s office sends out an e-mail a few days before each motion day that contains a link to the final motion day calendar. The final calendar contains the matters that will actually come up for hearing. Save yourself an unnecessary trip to court, and look at the final calendar as sent out by the clerk’s office.

To receive advance notice of the motion day calendars, send an e-mail to with the name and the e-mail address(es) to be included.

All motions that require notice to be sent by the court must be scheduled for a minimum of 30 days from the date of filing.

Chapter 7, 11, & 12 motions should be set as follows:

  • 2:00 p.m. - All motions except Motion to Extend the Automatic Stay

Chapter 13 motions should be set as follows:

  • 8:25 a.m. - Debtor's Motion for Entry of Discharge
  • 9:00 a.m. - Trustee Motions
  • 10:00 a.m. - Debtor/Creditor Motions except Motion to Extend the Automatic Stay
  • 11:00 a.m. - Motions for Relief from Stay (including motions to vacate, reinstate, and reconsider)
  • 11:30 a.m. - Plan Confirmations


Month Days
June 11, 25
July 16, 30
August 13, 27


Motions to Extend the Automatic Stay should be scheduled at 1:30 p.m.* (Debtor MUST be present) on the following dates: 


Month Day
June 10, 24
July 29
August 12, 26

Note: Click here for Section A Motion Days Scheduled AFTER August 2019