Effective January 11, 2022 Parties will no longer be required to email motions in WORD format
- 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.
Complex Business Litigation Motion Calendar is heard on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 9:00 A.M. (Availability
can be found on CourtMAP)
Every notice of hearing should state the docket number of the motion and all memorandum related to the issue filed by either side.
Eleventh Circuit Complex Business Litigation Rules
Notice of Compliance with Meet and Confer Requirements
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 CMAP you must
cancel it through CMAP.
PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT PAPER COURTESY COPIES OR BINDERS ON ANY MATTER IN THIS DIVISION.
Use of the Supporting Documents feature of CMAP: All motions and memoranda that support or oppose relief requested shall be posted as supporting documents to the hearing. Any additional pleading, correspondence, or document that you believe Judge Fine 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 Calendar:
a. Log onto Court Map;
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
NOTICE OF HEARINGS: Parties to state the docket number of the motion and all memoranda related to the issue filed by either side on their Notice of Hearing.
MOTIONS FOR RECONSIDERATION shall be submitted by email to email@example.com. Do not set the motion for hearing unless 30 days have passed without a ruling.
Interim case management conferences will be set monthly but can be cancelled by an agreed order if both sides agree that the case is on track, there are no pending motions and there is nothing any side needs to bring to the judge’s attention. The agreed order stating the 3 conditions must be submitted at least 24 hours before the hearing.
The Court endorses the use of the Florida Handbook on Civil Discovery Practice: