The opinion of the court was delivered by: Claudia Wilken United States District Judge
MINUTE ORDER AND CASE MANAGEMENT ORDER
A case management conference was held on: 3/4/05. The Case Management Statement and Proposed Order filed by the parties is hereby adopted by the Court as the Case Management Order for the case, except as may be noted below. The Court's standard Order for Pretrial Preparation also applies.
The case is hereby referred to the following ADR process: Non-binding Arbitration: (c) ª Early Neutral Evaluation: (c) ª Court-connected mediation: (c) ª Private mediation: (c) X ª Magistrate Judge settlement conference: (c) ª ADR session to be held by: (c)06/30/05ª (or as soon thereafter as is convenient to the mediator's schedule)
Deadline to add additional parties or claims: (c)03/04/05ª Date of next case management conference: (c)09/30/05ª Completion of Fact Discovery: (c)12/30/05ª Disclosure of identities and reports of expert witnesses:(c)11/01/05ª Completion of Expert Discovery: (c)12/30/05ª All case-dispositive motions to be heard at 10:00 AM on or before: (c)09/30/05ª Final Pretrial Conference at 1:30 P.M. on: (c)02/24/06ª A 6 day Court Trial will begin at 8:30 A.M. on: (c)03/06/06ª Additional Matters: Copy of Court's Order for Pretrial Preparation given to attys in court. Consent form signed by Plaintiff; Defendant to discuss consenting with client and return consent form within 3 days. FCMC will be held on 9/30/05 at 10:00 a.m. whether or not dispositive motions are filed (or on whatever date dispositive motions are set). Any motion by plaintiff for relief from waiver of jury demand should be noticed for same date as dispositive motions. Defendant should file early any statute of limitations/failure to exhaust motion.
Criminal Law and Motion calendar is conducted on Mondays at 2:00 p.m. (in custody) and 2:30 p.m. (not in custody). Civil Law and Motion calendar is conducted on Fridays at 10:00 a.m. Case Management Conferences and Pretrial Conferences are conducted on Fridays at 1:30 p.m. Order of call is determined by the Court. Counsel need not reserve a hearing date for civil motions; however, counsel are advised to check the legal newspapers or the Court's website at www.cand.uscourts.gov for unavailable dates.
Motions for Summary Judgment: All issues shall be contained within one motion and shall conform with Civil L.R. 7-2. Separate statements of undisputed facts in support of or in opposition to motions for summary judgment will not be considered by the Court. (See Civil Local Rule 56-2(a)). All briefing on motions for summary judgment must be included in the memoranda of points and authorities in support of, opposition to, or reply to the motion, and must comply with the page limits of Civil Local Rule 7-4. The memoranda should include a statement of facts supported by citations to the declarations filed with respect to the motion. Cross or counter-motions shall be contained within the opposition to any motion for summary judgment and shall conform with Civil L.R. 7-3. The Court may, sua sponte or pursuant to a motion under Civil L.R. 6-3, reschedule the hearing so as to give a moving party time to file a surreply to the cross or counter-motion.
All DISCOVERY MOTIONS are referred to a Magistrate Judge to be heard and considered at the convenience of his/her calendar. All such matters shall be noticed by the moving party for hearing on the assigned Magistrate Judge's regular law and motion calendar, or pursuant to that Judge's procedures.
In all "E-Filing" cases when filing papers in connection with any motion for determination by the judge, the parties shall, in addition to filing papers electronically, lodge with chambers a printed copy of the papers by the close of the next court day following the day the papers are filed electronically. These printed copies shall be marked "Chambers Copy" and shall be submitted to the Clerk's Office, in an envelope clearly marked with the judge's name, case number and "E-Filing Chambers Copy." Parties shall not file a paper copy of any document with the Clerk's Office that has already been filed electronically.
ORDER FOR PRETRIAL PREPARATION
1. Not less than 30 days prior to the pretrial conference, counsel shall exchange (but not file or lodge) the papers described in Civil L.R. 16-10(b)(7),(8),(9), and (10), and their motions in limine.
2. At least 20 days before the final pretrial conference, lead counsel who will try the case shall meet and confer with respect to:
(a) Preparation and content of the joint pretrial conference statement;
(b) Resolution of any differences between the parties regarding the preparation and content of the joint pretrial conference statement and the preparation and exchange of pretrial materials to be served and lodged pursuant to this Order for Pretrial Preparation. To the extent such differences are not resolved, parties will present the issues in the pretrial conference statement so that the judge may rule on the matter during the pretrial conference; and
(c) Settlement of the action.
3. Not less than 10 days prior to the pretrial conference, counsel shall submit the following.
(a) Pretrial Conference Statement. The parties shall file a joint pretrial conference statement ...