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Telephonic Chief Civil Calendar Procedures (for SEA cases only)

Thursdays at 1:30 p.m.

 

Beginning May 2020 and until further notice, and consistent with the latest King County Superior Court Emergency Order posted on the court’s website, Chief Civil Judge will hold the Seattle Chief Civil calendar telephonically on Thursdays only, at 1:30 p.m. (This includes all matters normally scheduled for oral argument on the Chief Civil calendar such as supplemental proceedings or structured settlements).  *This instruction does not apply to cases with KNT designation to be noted on the RJC Chief Civil Calendar.

 

 

Seattle Chief Civil Calendar Conference Line AFTER January 18, 2022

Please use this conference line after January 18, 2022:

Conference Line: (425) 653-6586

Conference ID: 128 425 243#

 


BEFORE THE HEARING

  • In any case requiring notice, the moving party must give reasonable notice to all parties of the ability to participate by phone.  The matter may be stricken or continued for lack of proper notice.
  • Parties are not required to confirm their intention for telephonic appearance for noted hearings.
  • If counsel/party does not timely submit working copies or call into the conference line as directed, the matter may be stricken or continued.
  • Parties are strongly encouraged to utilize E-Working Copies for submission of pleadings and proposed orders. If you have an updated proposed order within 24 hours of a noted hearing, please email the amended proposed order to Thorp.Court@kingcounty.gov

ON THE DATE OF YOUR HEARING

  1. Call the conference line a few minutes prior to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday.
  2. When prompted, dial the Conference ID and wait to be admitted into the call.  ALL SCHEDULED CASE PARTIES MAY BE ON THE LINE (NOT JUST FOR YOUR MATTER). As this is an open court, parties from other cases on the calendar, witnesses, and the general public may also be on the line.
  3. Once you are admitted into the conference call, wait until your case is called.  Please mute your end while you wait to reduce background noise.  Refrain from speaking other than with court staff or the judicial officer. When your case is called, please identify yourself each time you speak and remember this is an open telephonic courtroom.  Use *6 to unmute.
  4. If you experience problems during the hearing, please email the bailiff at: Thorp.Court@kingcounty.gov


Kent Chief Civil Calendar Procedures (for KNT cases only)

*This instruction does not apply to cases with SEA designation to be noted on the Seattle Chief Civil Calendar.

 

Kent – All Chief Civil Calendars are on Fridays

  • Supplemental Proceedings – Fridays at 9:15AM
  • Unassigned Case Dispositive Motions, Motions for Revision, Certificates of Rehabilitation – Fridays at 10:30AM
  • This is a rotating calendar in Kent. Call (206) 477-2600 for court assignment. The assigned court can be contacted for call-in phone number and associated pin.