UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
June 5, 2008
JEAN-CLAUDE DEMOSTHENIDY, AN INDIVIDUAL DOING BUSINESS AS INTERACTIVE DESIGN SYSTEMS, SETTLEMENT, PLAINTIFF,
FINLEY ENGINEERING GROUP, INC., A FLORIDA CORPORATION; THROUGH 10, INCLUSIVE, DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Honorable William Q. Hayes U.S. District Judge
ORDER CONFIRMING GRANTING JOINT MOTION TO VACATE MANDATORY SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE, AND SETTING DEADLINE TO FILE JOINT MOTION FOR DISMISSAL DOES 1 [Doc. No. 20] and RELATED COUNTERCLAIM.
On June 5, 2008, the parties filed a joint motion confirming that the parties have reached a settlement and requesting that the Court vacate the Mandatory Settlement Conference scheduled for June 6, 2008. Doc. No. 20. The parties represent that they have settled the matter in its entirety. Id.
In light of this settlement, the Court hereby GRANTS the joint motion and VACATES the Mandatory Settlement Conference. A joint motion for dismissal of this case, signed by counsel of record and all parties, must be filed no later than July 10, 2008. A proposed order on the joint motion for dismissal must be e-mailed to the district judge's chambers*fn1 on the same day. If the signed joint motion for dismissal is timely filed, the parties and attorneys are not required to make any further appearances before Judge Major.
If the fully executed joint motion for dismissal is not filed by July 10, 2008, then all counsel of record and unrepresented parties are required to appear in person for a Settlement Disposition Conference.
The Settlement Disposition Conference will be held on July 15, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. in Courtroom A.
If counsel of record or any unrepresented party fails to appear at the Settlement Disposition Conference, or the parties fail to file the signed joint motion for dismissal in a timely manner, the Court will issue an Order to Show Cause why sanctions should not be imposed for failing to comply with this Order.
All other pending dates before Magistrate Judge Major are hereby vacated. Any matters currently scheduled before the district judge shall remain in effect pending notice from that court.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
BARBARA L. MAJOR United States Magistrate Judge