PRETRIAL PREPARATION ORDER
It is hereby ORDERED pursuant to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the Local Rules of this Court:
JURY TRIAL DATE: Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 9:00 a.m., Courtroom 7, 19th floor.
TRIAL LENGTH is estimated to be 5 to 6 days.
DISCOVERY PLAN: Per Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Local Rules, subject to any provisions below.
NON-EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF July 23, 2008 .
Plaintiff/Defendant: No later than August 15, 2008 . Plaintiff/Defendant: Rebuttal no later than October 1, 2008.
Parties shall conform to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2).
EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF October 29, 2008 .
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 November 14, 2008 , and shall be noticed for hearing 35 days thereafter.
SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE shall be held before Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Spero and scheduled to take place in March 2008, his calendar permitting.
PRETRIAL CONFERENCE DATE: February 3, 2009 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 December 29, 2008.
FURTHER STATUS CONFERENCE: Friday, October 31, 2008 at 10:30 a.m.
FURTHER STATUS CONFERENCE STATEMENT DUE: Friday, October 24, 2008.
ADDITIONAL ORDERS: Deadline to amend pleadings is February 29, 2008.
Deadline to produce documents is May 22, 2008.
Deadline to exchange privilege log is June 13, 2008.
PLAINTIFF IS ORDERED TO SERVE A COPY OF THIS ORDER ON ANY PARTY SUBSEQUENTLY JOINED IN THIS ACTION.
MAXINE M. CHESNEY United States District Judge
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:
The parties shall file a joint pretrial statement which shall set forth:
(1) The substance of the action;
(2) The relief claimed, including the particular elements of the damages claimed;
(3) The factual issues remaining, as well as any stipulations of fact;
(4) The legal issues, including a concise statement of each disputed point of law concerning liability or relief and citing ...