The opinion of the court was delivered by: Maxine M. CHESNEYUnited States District Judge
SECOND AMENDED PRETRIAL PREPARATION ORDER
It is hereby ORDERED pursuant to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the Local Rules of this Court:
COURT TRIAL DATE: Monday, March 31, 2008 at 9:00 a.m., Courtroom 7, 19th floor.
TRIAL LENGTH is estimated to be 2 weeks.
DISCOVERY PLAN: Per Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Local Rules, subject to any provisions below.
NON-EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF Not applicable .
Plaintiff/Defendant: No later than Not applicable . Plaintiff/Defendant: Rebuttal no later than November 21, 2007.
Parties shall conform to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2).
EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF December 14, 2007 .
DISCOVERY MATTERS are referred to a Magistrate Judge and are to be noticed for hearing before the assigned Magistrate Judge.
DISPOSITIVE MOTIONS shall be filed no later than January 11, 2008 , and shall be noticed for hearing 35 days thereafter.
FURTHER SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE shall be held before Magistrate Judge Elizabeth D. Laporte, to be conducted in mid to late January 2008.
PRETRIAL CONFERENCE DATE: March 11, 2008 at 3:00 p.m.
COUNSEL WHO INTEND TO TRY THE CASE MUST ATTEND THE PRETRIAL CONFERENCE. Counsel shall be prepared to discuss all aspects of the case, including settlement. Pretrial shall conform to the attached instructions.
MEET AND CONFER (Civil L.R. 16-10(b)(5): Lead trial counsel shall meet and confer no later than February 11, 2008.
FURTHER STATUS CONFERENCE: Friday, at 10:30 a.m..
FURTHER STATUS CONFERENCE STATEMENT DUE: Friday,
ADDITIONAL ORDERS: The deadline to file in limine motions is March 4, 2008.
PLAINTIFF IS ORDERED TO SERVE A COPY OF THIS ORDER ON ANY PARTY SUBSEQUENTLY JOINED IN THIS ACTION.
Counsel SHALL meet and confer in good faith in advance of complying with the following pretrial requirements for the purpose of preparing for the Pretrial Conference and to discuss settlement.
A. TEN COURT DAYS PRIOR TO PRETRIAL CONFERENCE
The following shall be accomplished not later than ten Court days prior to the scheduled Pretrial Conference:
1. PRETRIAL STATEMENT: The parties shall file a joint pretrial statement ...