The opinion of the court was delivered by: Maxine M. Chesney United States District Judge
AMENDED 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, January 26, 2009 at 9:00 a.m., Courtroom 7, 19th floor. TRIAL LENGTH is estimated to be 10 to 15 days.
DISCOVERY PLAN: Per Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Local Rules, subject to any provisions below.
NON-EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF May 1, 2008 .
Plaintiff/Defendant: No later than August 8, 2008 . Plaintiff/Defendant: Rebuttal no later than August 29, 2008 . Parties shall conform to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2). EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF October 3, 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 October 31, 2008 , and shall be noticed for hearing 35 days thereafter.
SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE shall be held before Magistrate Judge Edward M. Chen on July 24, 2008, his calendar permitting.
PRETRIAL CONFERENCE DATE: January 13, 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 1, 2008.
FURTHER STATUS CONFERENCE: Friday, October 24, 2008 , at 10:30 a.m. FURTHER STATUS CONFERENCE STATEMENT ...