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Reassignment of Judge Leigh Hayes' Cases

Post Date:01/29/2020 9:28 AM

All Lee County Circuit Civil cases previously or currently assigned to Judge Hayes have been or will be reassigned equally to the remaining four Circuit Civil Judges, Alane Laboda, Keith Kyle, James Shenko and Joseph Fuller.  Judge Hayes will be sharing “Hurricane Irma” claims cases with Chief Judge McHugh. All hearings and trials currently scheduled with Judge Hayes through March 31, 2020 will remain on her calendar.  Additionally, please note if you have a Judge Hayes case on the “Senior Judge Special Docket” scheduled for a Pretrial Conference on February 10, 2020, all pretrial motions other than Motions in Limine must be addressed with Judge Hayes. Parties are directed to contact Judge Hayes’s JA, Barbara, with any questions about scheduling a motion or canceling a scheduled motion pertaining to her currently scheduled hearings/trials including those set on the “Senior Judge Special Docket.”