UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
March 13, 2008
MARY SANBROOK, ON BEHALF OF HERSELF AND ALL OTHERS SIMILARLY SITUATED PLAINTIFF(S),
OFFICE DEPOT, INC. DEFENDANT(S).
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Ronald M. Whyte United States District Judge
STIPULATION AND  ORDER SELECTING ADR PROCESS
Counsel report that they have met and conferred regarding ADR and have reached the following stipulation pursuant to Civil L.R. 16-8 and ADR L.R. 3-5:
The parties agree to participate in the following ADR process:
9 Non-binding Arbitration (ADR L.R. 4) 9 Early Neutral Evaluation (ENE) (ADR L.R. 5) 9 Mediation (ADR L.R. 6)
(Note: Parties who believe that an early settlement conference with a Magistrate Judge is appreciably more likely to meet their needs than any other form of ADR, must participate in an ADR phone conference and may not file this form. They must instead file a Notice of Need for ADR Phone Conference. See Civil Local Rule 16-8 and ADR L.R. 3-5)
Private ADR (please identify process and provider) Mediation with a private mediator after completion of sufficient discovery
The parties agree to hold the ADR session by:
9 the presumptive deadline (The deadline is 90 days from the date of the order referring the case to an ADR process unless otherwise ordered.
9 other requested deadline within eight months of the court's ruling on the Motion to Dismiss to allow the parties Digitally signed by Barbara Quinn Smith
Barbara Quinn Smith
DN: cn=Barbara Quinn Smith, o=Maddox Hargett & Caruso, ou, firstname.lastname@example.org, c=US Date: 2008.02.27 11:32:35 -05'00'
Attorney for Plaintiff Robin J.
Digitally signed by Robin J. Samuel DN: cn=Robin J. Samuel, c=US,
email@example.com Date: 2008.02.28 18:03:34 -08'00'
Attorney for Defendant
o=Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.,
When filing this document in ECF, please be sure to use the appropriate ADR Docket Event, e.g., "Stipulation and Proposed Order Selecting Early Neutral Evaluation."
Pursuant to the Stipulation above, the captioned matter is hereby referred to: 9 Non-binding Arbitration 9 Early Neutral Evaluation (ENE) 9 Mediation 4 9 Private ADR Deadline for ADR session 9 90 days from the date of this order. 4 9 other ___________________ 8 mos. from ruling on MTD
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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