LR 56 SUMMARY JUDGMENT (i) Special Setting. Summary judgments shall be heard by the judge who is assigned to preside over the trial. ALL MOTIONS FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT MUST BE SPECIAL SET. SPECIAL SETTINGS SHALL BE OBTAINED BY CONTACTING THE PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR SCHEDULING AS SET FORTH IN LR 7(b)(1)(F). (j) Service and Filing FOR DEPARTMENT 1 (HONORABLE LESLEY A. ALLAN) AND DEPARTMENT 3 (HONORABLE JOHN E. BRIDGES) A working copy for the judge of the motion, all supporting documents and all responding documents shall be delivered to the courthouse or mailed to the judge at the time of filing the originals. FOR DEPARTMENT 2 (HONORABLE T.W. SMALL) It is strongly preferred that working copies less than 30 pages in length be submitted via e-mail in PDF format with hyperlinks to all cited cases and statutes. E-mailed documents should be sent to Karen.Komoto@co.chelan.wa.us and Fona.Sugg@co.chelan.wa.us. Paper working copies shall be delivered to the courthouse or mailed to the judge at the time of filing the originals. The mailing address for all judges is P.O. Box 880, Wenatchee, WA 98807-0880. If working copies are not received, the judge may strike the hearing. Where depositions or interrogatories are a part of the evidence relied upon, counsel's affidavits, briefs and arguments must cite the depositions or interrogatories by page and line. ANY MATERIAL OFFERED AT A TIME LATER THAN REQUIRED BY THIS RULE OVER OBJECTION OF COUNSEL SHALL NOT BE ACCEPTED AND CONSIDERED BY THE COURT EXCEPT UPON THE IMPOSITION OF APPROPRIATE TERMS OR SANCTIONS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO A CONTINUANCE IF REQUESTED. Any motion for summary judgment or responsive pleadings to a motion for summary judgment shall list and identify all evidence the Court should consider. (k) Confirmation. On any motion for summary judgment, counsel for the moving party shall contact the person responsible for scheduling for the judge or commissioner (LR7(F)) three court days preceding the date set for hearing and advise whether the motion will be heard. If notification is not made, the motion will be stricken for resetting. [Amended Effective September 1, 2011]
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