Please be advised that Chambers staff cannot discuss cases and related matters with parties. If you have ANY question about your case, you must call 502-627-5700.
Effective July 1, 2015, all evidentiary hearings/trials scheduled before the Honorable Joan A. Lloyd in Courtroom 1 in Louisville, Kentucky will require the use of the Electronic Presentation System. Counsel will be responsible for providing their own laptop, which must have a HDMI output. Counsel shall 14 days prior to the scheduled evidentiary hearing /trial notify the Court of the need for evidence presentation equipment and schedule with the Court training and familiarization with the evidence presentation system. Parties should contact Judge Lloyd's Courtroom Deputy to schedule training. For a complete Guide and FAQs, click here.
Attendance at Hearings
Judge Lloyd requires in-person attendance of attorneys and witnesses at all trials and evidentiary hearings. Attendance at regularly-scheduled motion hours may be permitted by video conferencing within the Western District of Kentucky. The Court is under no obligation to make special accommodations for any attorney who cannot attend a hearing in either Bowling Green or Louisville, or due to staffing and technical issues beyond the control of the Court.
Chapter 13 Confirmation Hearings: Judge Lloyd holds confirmation hearings in all Chapter 13 cases in which she is the presiding Judge. A notice setting the confirmation hearing for a date after the Section 341 Meeting date will be issued separately from the 341 notice by the Court. Debtors and their counsel are required to attend all confirmation hearings.
Elaine Fountain, Judicial Assistant
Barbara Wetzel, Staff Attorney
Kristin Goss, Courtroom Deputy