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, May 11, 2009 at 9:00 a.m., Courtroom 7, 19th floor.
TRIAL LENGTH is estimated to be 4 days.
DISCOVERY PLAN: Per Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Local Rules, subject to any provisions below.
NON-EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF November 28, 2008 .
Plaintiff/Defendant: No later than December 1, 2008 . Plaintiff/Defendant: Rebuttal no later than December 15, 2008 .
Parties shall conform to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2).
EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF January 16, 2009 .
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 February 6, 2009 , 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: April 28, 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 March 23, 2009 .
FURTHER STATUS CONFERENCE: Friday, February 20, 2009 at 10:30 a.m.
FURTHER STATUS CONFERENCE STATEMENT DUE: Friday, February 13, 2009 .
Hearing on Plaintiff's Request to Substitute NS, LLC for Doe One is continued to:
April 18, 2008 at 9:00 a.m..
Case referred to ADR Department for Mediation.
Deadline to Amend Pleadings: June 30, 2008.
Deadline for Plaintiff to file motion for clarification or reconsideration of Magistrate Chen's Recommendation filed January 10, 2008 is: April 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 ...