Sunday, March 3, 2024

Judicial Section Details

Thomas J. Rebull

  • Division: Circuit Civil
  • Section: CA 43
  • Court Location: Dade County Courthouse
  • Address: 73 West Flagler ST Miami, FL 33130
  • Phone: (305) 349-7157
  • Room: DCC 817
  • Judicial Assistant: Arvizu, Evelyn


Effective May 30, 2023, Judge Rebull has been assigned to CBL Division Section CA43. 

Judicial Assignment History:  
Complex Business Litigation Division: Current
Circuit Civil Division
Circuit Criminal Division
Circuit Appellate Division

Division E-mail address- cbl43@jud11.flcourts.org
Evelyn Arvizú, Judicial Assistant
Frank Quirce, Bailiff

General Procedures: 

- All non-evidentiary Special Set hearings, Motion Calendars, and Initial Case Management Conferences will be conducted via Zoom.
- The Court will sua sponte cancel a hearing if there are no supporting documents uploaded to the event on courtMAP at least 48 hours as well as delivery of **paper copy 3 business days for Special Sets prior to the hearing.  
    -Parties shall include the Docket Entry number (D.E.#") on all Notices of Hearing and Proposed Orders submitted to courtMAP.  If the docket entry numbers are omitted from the Notices of Hearing, the court may cancel your hearing.  If the docket entry numbers are omitted for the Proposed Orders, the Judge will reject your order.

Hearings will be set through CourtMAP:

Motion Calendar will be heard Tuesdays 9:00am and Wednesdays 9:00am, parties are responsible for setting Motion Calendar matters on CourtMAP and noticing the hearing to all parties.  Cancellations must be cancelled through CourtMAP  filing a notice of cancellation is insufficient. 

*Motions to Withdraw must be set on motion Calendar with notice to client, please use Order to Withdraw included in our Webpage.
-Special Set hearings are noticed through CourtMAP upon approval by the Court.   If cancellation is sought, the parties should indicate whether the motion/matter is resolved and upload a proposed order, upload a Notice of Cancellation through courtMAP, notify chambers via e-email CBL43@jud11.flcourts.org and phone call 305-349-7157.
* The moving party is to hire a Court Reporter for all Special Set hearings unless you seek leave from the Court.
* Any add-on to existing hearing time requires approval by the Court. Do not block multiple hearings on the same day for more than 1 hour. 
*In the event a movant (or responding party) believes more than one hour is needed, the case shall be set on the Motion Calendar so the Court may be advised of the nature of the motion and determine whether additional time will be allotted.
*Motions for Reconsideration/Rehearing:  submit by email with supporting transcript to the judicial assistant.  The Court will review and determine whether a hearing is necessary.
**The Judge requires a paper copy/complete hearing binder with all materials, from each involved party (motions, memos, opposition, replies, case law, record and document excerpts) that any party requests to be included, delivered to chambers at least 3 days prior to the scheduled hearing. All materials shall also be uploaded through courtMAP on the hearing date scheduled. It shall be the responsibility of the movant to provide a single comprehensive binder. Parties shall not submit competing binders.
The binder shall first include only the motion and supporting memorandum of law, the opposition, and any reply. These initial materials shall not include any attached exhibits or other materials. These primary first materials (motion/memo, opposition, and reply) are analogous to appellate briefs, and the attachments and exhibits, etc., are the appendix/record and must come after the primary materials.

  • CBL Motion Calendar
  • Proposed Orders
  • Emergency Motions
  • Special Sets
  • Notices for Trial


MOTION CALENDAR for CBL CA43:  Monday and Thursday at 9:00AM 

-Effective January 1, 2023, the Court will sua sponte cancel a hearing if there are no supporting documents uploaded to the event on courtMAP at least 48 hours prior to the hearing.
- All Parties must comply with CBL Rule 4.3, which refers to the requirement for the parties to Meet and Confer, before filing every motion.
NOTICE OF HEARINGS: Parties are to state the docket number of the motion and all memoranda related to the issue filed by either side on their Notice of Hearing. Notices of hearing are not deemed sufficient unless a docket entry number is listed.
Eleventh Circuit Complex Business Litigation Rules: https://www.jud11.flcourts.org/docs/CBLNOTICE%20OF%20COMPLIANCE%20WITH%20MEET%20AND%20CONFER%20REQUIREMENT.pdf

- Cancellations- Counsel for the party who placed a matter on the Motion Calendar shall file the Notice of Cancellation with the Clerk. If the case was set through courtMAP you must cancel it through courtMAP.
    --Use of the Supporting Documents feature of courtMAP:  All motions and memoranda that support or oppose relief  requested shall be uploaded as supporting documents to the Motion Calendar hearing.  Any additional pleading, correspondence, or document that you believe Judge Rebull should consider in connection with the hearing should also posted as a supporting document.
Making Calendar:  In order to verify if your case made the Motion Calendar: 
    a. Log onto courtMap.
    b. Select “calendar” on top.
    c. Select “show events by case”.
    d. Enter your case number & click on the magnifying glass; and
your case hearings will populate.

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