The opinion of the court was delivered by: Hon. John A. Mendez U.S. District Court Judge
STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED ORDER MODIFYING SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE SCHEDULE ORDER MODIFYING SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
All parties to the above entitled action, through counsel, stipulate and agree and respectfully request modification of the Court's Pre-Trial Order based on good cause as discussed herein.
In the court's Pre-Trial Order, it ordered that a Settlement Conference is to take place on April 2, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. before the Honorable Judge Mendez.
The parties have agreed to participate in Mediation before the Honorable Raul A. Ramirez (ret.) on March 25, 2010.
Due to a scheduling conflict, attorneys for the plaintiffs will be unavailable at the time of the Settlement Conference as it is currently scheduled. Judge Mendez's clerk, Harry Vine, has been consulted, and the Court's calendar is open such that the Settlement Conference may be held on April 23, 2010 at 2:00 p.m.
By agreement, the parties stipulate to continuing the Settlement Conference to April 23, 2010 at 2:00 p.m.
The parties therefore jointly propose that the court's Pre-Trial Order be modified so that the Settlement Conference will take place on April 23, 2010 at 2:00 p.m.
No party had made a prior request for modification of the court's Pre-Trial Scheduling Order.
Pursuant to stipulation, good cause based on the necessity of the parties to be present at the Settlement Conference in compliance with the court's Pre-Trial Order, the court hereby grants the parties' Stipulation and orders the following modifications to the Pre-Trial Scheduling Order in the above noted matter:
1. The Settlement Conference shall be continued to April 23, 2010 at 2:00 p.m.
2. The parties confidential settlement statements shall be submitted on or before April 16, 2010.
3. No other date shall be affected by the court's modification of the ...