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Judicial Section Details

Lourdes Simon

  • Division: Circuit Civil
  • Section: CA 02
  • Court Location: Dade County Courthouse
  • Address: 73 West Flagler ST Miami, FL 33130
  • Phone: (305) 349-7152
  • Room: DCC 635
  • Judicial Assistant: Aragon Ortega, Estefany


Effective September 18, 2023, Judge Lourdes Simon will be handling Division CA 02

JA's email: earagon@jud11.flcourts.org - (Copy to all parties required)

Important: Any movant scheduling and noticing a hearing (Motion Calendar and Special Set) before this Court must meet and confer with opposing counsel in order to attempt to resolve any and all issues possible. Unilateral setting of hearings is not permitted. If you are seeking a unilateral hearing, Court approval is required.

Most court proceedings will continue to take place remotely via Zoom. Trials and Evidentiary hearings will take place in Courtroom 6-1 of the Dade County Courthouse.

Important Notices Re: Zoom Meeting ID and Submission of Original Notes

Zoom Meeting ID: Seven (7) days prior to the scheduled hearing, you will receive an email from courtMAP with the information that will allow you to appear remotely via Zoom.

Submission of Original Note/Loan Documents: Do not file or deliver original loan documents until Judge Simon specifically instructs you to do so. If motion is granted or mortgagee prevails at trial, the Final Judgment is to be uploaded via courtMAP and the Original Note/Loan Documents are to be delivered to Judge Simon's Chambers, Dade County Courthouse, Room 635. Use delivery with tracking.

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

Type: Open

Notice Before Hearing: 5 Business Days

Files at Hearing: Electronic

Tuesday9:30 AM1510/02/23 
Thursday9:30 AM1510/02/23 
Hearing Documents 
Ex Parte Motions to Compel Discovery in Civil Actions View

Updated: September 22, 2023

Motion Calendar in Division CA 02 is held via Zoom every Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30 a.m.

Motion Calendar Days/Time/Location: Tuesdays & Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. remotely via Zoom. Motion Calendar hearings are limited to 5 minutes per case. The courtMap system only allows two (2) motions per case. In order for a second motion to be heard on the case by either side, the moving party must schedule a separate event in courtMAP. Cross-Notices of a Motion may only be allowed if it is mutually coordinated and if a separate court event is created subject to the two (2) motion limit.

Zoom Meeting ID: Seven (7) days prior to the scheduled hearing, you will receive an email from courtMAP with the information that will allow you to appear remotely via Zoom.

To Make Calendar: Select available date and time via courtMap.  The filed motion(s) and all documents in support must be attached when the hearing is scheduled. Once a green "Success" message appears, the hearing has made calendar.  You must still prepare, file, and serve a Notice of Hearing.

ResponsesSubmit the filed Response, if any, via courtMap to the "Motion Calendar" case number and hearing date at least three (3) business days prior to the hearing date.

Ex-Parte Motions to Compel: Before filing an Ex-Parte Motion to Compel, please ensure you have complied with the Eleventh Circuit Court Administrative Order NO. 06-09. Motions that do not reflect compliance with the Administrative Order will be summarily denied.

CancellationsCounsel for the moving party shall file the Notice of Cancellation with the Clerk's office and proceed to cancel the court event on courtMAP. You do not need to call chambers to cancel Motion Calendar hearings.

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