Judge Sasser will review all Motions, Memoranda of Law and legal authority in advance of all UMC and Special Set Hearings. Accordingly, please provide courtesy copies of materials for UMC and Special Set Hearings to the Court for review in advance of all hearings. In an effort to save counsel and taxpayers time and significant expense, Division AI is fully paperless.
Courtesy copies of all UMC materials should be emailed to the Court. Courtesy copies of materials for Special Set Hearings may be uploaded to the E-Courtesy system as indicated below. Further, courtesy copies may also be provided to the Court via Email or Shared Dropbox.
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Division AI is currently setting jury trials in Feb. 2018 and non-jury trials in Nov. 2017. Special Set hearing times are available in Dec. 2017. Visit the Online Calendar to see available dates and scheduled hearings in Division AI.
In an effort to increase efficiency, all Jury trials and Non-Jury Trials will be specially set in Division AI. Moreover, Division AI does not roll cases for trial. Instead, cases are reached for trial on their initial trial setting.
The November Trial Docket has been posted. In addition, the Engle progeny Trial Docket has been posted. Please click on the Jury Trial link on this webpage to see the jury trial schedule in Division AI.
Judge Sasser's website is updated on a daily basis. Please click on the links for the jury trial calendar and online scheduling calendar to review the current status of jury trials and special set hearings in Division AI.
All proposed Orders should be submitted electronically to the Judicial Viewer System (JVS). The JVS System may be accessed through the Online Scheduling System. Upon receipt of the proposed Orders, Judge Sasser will e-sign the Orders and they will be served to counsel and all parties through the state portal.
Potential Jurors Order
The Court has entered a new Standing Order regarding Research as to Potential Jurors in all cases effective on August 17, 2017. See New Research as to Potential Jurors Order.
The Court has entered a new Standing Order regarding Rule 1.360 Examination. This Order is effective on August 8, 2017. See New Rule 1.360 Examination Order.
ESI Discover Order
The Court has entered a new Standing Order on Electronically Stored Information (ESI) Discovery. This Order shall be effective for new cases filed after July 1, 2016. See New ESI Order.
Important Recent Update
The Young Lawyers Section of the Palm Beach County Bar Association recently hosted a sold-out Sidebar Series on Cross-Examination.
The next Sidebar Series is scheduled for Nov. 28 with Professor Charles Ehrhardt speaking on Daubert/Frye, Expert Witness Discovery, and Discovery and Admissibility of Social Media Evidence.
Please see the attached recent Letter to the Editor of the Palm Beach Post regarding jury service, "It Was Privilege To Serve On Jury".
8th grade Pre-Law Academy at Independence Middle School in Jupiter, Florida.
Palm Beach County School District
Choice and Career Programs.