The opinion of the court was delivered by: Garland E. Burrell, Jr. United States District Judge
STATUS (PRETRIAL SCHEDULING) ORDER
A status (pretrial scheduling) conference was held in this case on August 9, 2010. Janet Uthe, Esquire, appeared on behalf of Petitioner; Brent Seymore, Esquire, appeared on behalf of Respondent. After hearing and consultation with the parties, the Court makes the following Order.
All discovery shall be completed by October 12, 2010. In this context, "completed" means that all discovery shall have been conducted so that all depositions have been taken and any disputes relative to discovery shall have been resolved by appropriate orders, if necessary, and, where discovery has been ordered, the order has been complied with or, alternatively, the time allowed for such compliance shall have expired.*fn1
The parties shall exchange all expert reports on or before September 14, 2010.
Petitioner shall file a trial brief no later than fourteen (14) days from the date on which this order is filed. Respondent shall file any opposition to Petitioner's trial brief no later than fourteen (14) days from the date on which Petitioner's trial brief is filed. Petitioner shall file any reply to Respondent's opposition no later than seven (7) days from the date on which opposition brief is filed.
The parties shall exchange a copy of all intended trial exhibits, marked with exhibit stickers provided by the Court, on or before October 12, 2010.
Petitioner's exhibits shall be numbered and marked with colored stickers and Respondent's exhibits shall be designated by alphabetical letter. To obtain stickers, parties should contact the Clerk of Court at (916) 930-4000.
The parties shall file with the Court any objections to the exhibits on October 15, 2010, on or before 12:00 p.m.
Failure to exchange exhibits as ordered could result in the exhibit not being used at trial and/or the imposition of sanctions. The failure to make objections in the manner prescribed by this section shall constitute a waiver of objections.
The parties shall deliver an original and one copy of all exhibits to the courtroom on the date trial is scheduled to commence unless the exhibit is physically incapable of being reproduced. Failure to produce exhibits as ordered could result in waiver of the right to offer those exhibits. Each party submitting exhibits shall furnish a ...