17.2 Procedure

(a) If an ex parte communication in connection with any matter pending before the judge occurs, the judge shall disclose the circumstances and substance of said communication to all parties of record at the next hearing in open court and, if a court reporter is available, on the record.

(b) If a hearing is not scheduled within two full court days of said communication, the lawyer who has initiated said communication shall promptly serve a written summary of the contents of said communication on all parties of record and the judge.

[Adopted January 3, 1985, effective February 1, 1985.]

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