(a) Notice of Settlements. If a case is settled after it has been assigned to an arbitrator, it shall be the duty of the attorneys or of any party appearing pro se to notify the court and arbitrator promptly of the settlement. Notice of settlement shall be in writing to the arbitration coordinator within 10 court days of the settlement, with a copy to the arbitrator and the assigned judge. If the settlement is made within five days before the trial date, the arbitrator shall promptly deliver a judge’s copy of the notice of settlement to the assigned judge.
(b) Procedure after Settlement. After notice of settlement to the court as provided above, the plaintiff must promptly present a motion to dismiss the case.
[Effective September 1, 1997. Amended effective September 1, 2011; September 1, 2017.]