Expansion of Pilot Program - Telephonic Appearances before Judge Hughes:  Judge Hughes will be expanding the pilot program to test the viability of telephonic court appearances through CourtCall (an independent conference call company) to include the addition of motion day appearances in Traverse City and Kalamazoo. In addition to Grand Rapids motion days, attorneys interested in participating will be permitted to appear telephonically during his regularly scheduled Traverse City and Kalamazoo motion days beginning January 20, 2012 and January 12, 2012, respectively. Please see the attached announcement and policy for more information.