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Judge Jerry A. Brown Motion Days

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


U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Eastern District of Louisiana
500 Poydras Street
Courtroom B-705
New Orleans, LA 70130


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All motions or objections involving Whitney National Bank that are filed in Section B cases must be set before Judge Grabill.  Please see the list of available motion dates for Judge Grabill to properly schedule your matter involving Whitney National Bank for hearing.

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.


Chapter 7, 11, & 12 motions should be set at 9:00 a.m.

Chapter 13 motions should be set as follows:

  • 8:25 a.m. - Debtor's Motion for Entry of Discharge
  • 10:30 a.m. - Trustee Motions
  • 10:30 a.m. - Debtor/Creditor Motions
  • 10:30 a.m. - Confirmation Hearings and Objections
  • 10:30 a.m. - Motions for Relief from Stay

Note: Pursuant to Amended General Order 2020-2 dated April 3, 2020, all hearings in this District will take place by teleconference, or by videoconference when necessary, until further notice. Hearings may not be unofficially recorded, photographed, broadcasted, or transmitted. This prohibition applies in all cases in this District.

Telephonic Hearings:
Dial-in Telephone Number: 888-684-8852
Access Code: 7058793


Month Days
May 20
June 3, 17
July 1, 15
August 5, 19