Honorable Consuelo B. Marshall

Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly version
District Judge


First Street Courthouse

350 W. 1st Street, Courtroom 8D​, 8th Floor OR AS ASSIGNED

Los Angeles, California 90012


  • Click Zoom link
  • Telephone:
    (669) 254-5252
  • Webinar ID: 161 845 6599
  • Passcode: 541457

Recording, copying, photographing and rebroadcasting of court proceedings is prohibited by federal law. A violation of this prohibition may result in sanctions, including suspension of your license to practice before this court, referral to the state bar, denial of the right to appear by video or telephonically at future proceedings, criminal prosecution, contempt, denial of admission to future hearings, and any other sanctions deemed necessary by the Court.


Law and Motion Schedule: 


MOTIONS: Tuesday at  10:00 A.M. 

  • It is unnecessary to clear a motion hearing date with the Courtroom Deputy Clerk prior to filing a motion.

DISCOVERY:  All discovery motions are to be calendared before the Magistrate Judge assigned to the case. 

TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDERS: Once a temporary restraining order request is filed please notify the Courtroom Deputy at yolanda_skipper@cacd.uscourts.gov

Judge's Procedures: 
  • Procedures for filing an EXPARTE Application: Counsel shall comply with Local Rule 7-19 and 7-19.1. Ex Parte Application shall stand submitted until further order of Court. Counsel are to alert the Courtroom Deputy by email at yolanda_skipper@cacd.uscourts.gov or by phone when you file an exparte that affects a hearing date.
  • To request a continuance of any scheduled court proceeding: The party(ies) must make the request in writing by either submitting a stipulation or ex parte application with a proposed order for the Court's signature; usually on a Tuesday at 10:00 a.m.  Do your best to submit the stipulation at least 3 days before the set hearing date. 
  • Are counsel allowed to contact the Judge's law clerks or secretary? No.  All oral and written communication must be submitted to the Courtroom Deputy Clerk, Yolanda Skipper with copies to all counsel of record.
  • Calendar conflicts (procedures for attorneys to follow if they have a calendar conflict): If a date is set by the Judge in court, counsel must advise the Judge at that time of any conflicts. If the conflict arises later, for instance, just prior to a hearing, counsel must advise the Courtroom Deputy Clerk by telephone or email. (Priority at the hearing can be arranged or the matter put at the end of the calendar, but without a written stipulation/ex parte application and an order signed by the Judge, counsel must appear or risk being held in contempt.)
  • Procedures for bringing electronic equipment and voluminous trial materials or exhibits into the courtroom:  The Local Rules prohibit the recording of proceedings in court, either by electronic recording means or by camera.  The court provides audio-visual equipment for the parties’ use at trial and during hearings.  Counsel may contact the IT Help Desk at (213) 894-3061 to arrange training on the court’s equipment.  The parties may bring additional equipment, as needed, but must secure a property pass in advance.  Arrangements for a property pass to bring equipment and/or voluminous exhibits into the courtroom may be made through the Space and Facilities (“S&F”) Help Desk at (213) 894-1400.
  • For information regarding ELMO reservations and/or training, please refer to the Court website Presenting Evidence. Alternatively, you may contact the Courtroom Technology Help Desk at 213-894-3061. A REMINDER THAT ITS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF COUNSEL TO FAMILIARIZE THEMSELVES WITH THE COURT'S AUDIO EQUIPMENT PRIOR TO THE FIRST DAY OF TRIAL.  
  • For general information on how to order a transcript of any reported or digitally recorded proceeding, please contact 213-894-3015 or visit the court website section referring to Court Reporter/Recorder Transcripts. If you require an estimate of cost for the preparation of a transcript, contact the court reporter/recorder for the desired proceeding.
    To determine the court reporter/recorder for a particular proceeding, go to the Court Reporter Schedule web page and click on View by Date. Once you've determined the correct court reporter/recorder for the desired session, click on Court Reporter Phone and Email List for contact information.
  • Trial Preparation:
    • Court hours: 8:00 A.M. to 2:30 p.m., without lunch; OR 9:00 to 12:00 p.m.; 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., unless otherwise indicated at the Pre-Trial Conference 
      Exhibits: Two (2) sets (ORIGINAL and BENCH COPY) are to be submitted to the Courtroom Deputy Clerk on the first day of trial and marked pursuant to the Local Rule  16-6.  The ORIGINAL and BENCH COPY set should be placed in a 3-ring binder, with numbered tabs, and volume numbers identified on the outside spine of the exhibit book. Remember each exhibit tag must be on the exhibit at the lower righthand side, as not to obstruct the exhibit itself.
    • Jury instructions: To be submitted in the form and time frames in accordance with the Federal Rules of Civil and Criminal Procedure and the Local Rules; counsel need submit substantive instructions only.
    • Verdict forms: The court clerk prepares the verdict form in criminal cases; in civil cases the plaintiff submits the proposed verdict form in accordance with the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the Local Rules.
    • Other:    The parties shall come to Court fully prepared, with (3) three clean copies of their Witness Lists and (3) three clean copies of the Joint Exhibit List, with NO CM/ECF generated header at the top of each page.all which shall be given to the Courtroom Deputy Clerk before the commencement of trial.
    • Digital exhibit tags are now available on the Court's website under Court Forms-General Forms-Form G-14A (plaintiff) and G-14B (defendant).  These digital tags may be used in place of the tags obtained from the Clerk's Office. You may find it easier to use the digital tags since the case number auto-populates the entire form once typed in.
  • Procedures for obtaining the services of an interpreter on a civil case: The party must hire a certified Federal Court interpreter, whether it be done through the Court's Interpreter's Section, or from some outside source.
  • Procedures for filing PROTECTED MATERIAL. Parties are to comply with Civil Local Rule 79-5 if they seek to file under seal any protected material. Counsel are reminded that the parties must explain what, if anything, is confidential in the documents seeking to be filed under seal. The parties applications shall list out the specific documents they wish to file under seal with supporting legal authority(i.e., rule, statue and/or case law).

Orders & Additional Documents