The opinion of the court was delivered by: Maxine M. Chesney United States District Judge
PRETRIAL PREPARATION ORDER
It is hereby ORDERED pursuant to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the Local Rules of this Court:
JURY TRIAL DATE: Monday, March 9, 2009 at 9:00 a.m., Courtroom 7, 19th floor.
TRIAL LENGTH is estimated to be 5 to 7 days.
DISCOVERY PLAN: Per Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Local Rules, subject to any provisions below.
NON-EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF August 29, 2008 .
Plaintiff/Defendant: No later than September 12, 2008 . Plaintiff/Defendant: Rebuttal no later than September 26, 2008 .
Parties shall conform to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2).
EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF October 24, 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 ___________ and scheduled to take place no later than 30 days prior to the Pretrial Conference.
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, November 14, 2008 at 10:30 a.m.
FURTHER STATUS CONFERENCE STATEMENT DUE: Friday, November 7, 2008 .
Last day to file motion to compel is November 7, 2008.
Case previously referred to Private Mediation by agreement of the parties.
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 ...