Please call the parties by their names. Use real names, not titles. Avoid acronyms, unless they are commonly used, like IBM. If you use initials, only use the initials to identify one party. The reader can be confused by several parties identified by similar initials. Please, please, please do not use all caps.
Generic terms (Bad) Actual Names (Good)
The plaintiff . . . Bobby Jones . . .
The defendant . . . Tom Smith . . .
The scene of the accident . . . In the bank parking lot . . .
If the case is confidential, let the Court insert initials. The names are not to be kept confidential from the Court.