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, March 26, 2012 at 9:00 a.m., Courtroom 7, 19th floor.
TRIAL LENGTH is estimated to be 7 to 10 days.
DISCOVERY PLAN: Per Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Local Rules, subject to any provisions below.
NON-EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF October 12, 2011 .
Plaintiff/Defendant: No later than November 10, 2010 .
Plaintiff/Defendant: Rebuttal no later than November 28, 2011 .
Parties shall conform to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2).
EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF December 16, 2011 .
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 January 6, 2012 , and shall be noticed for hearing 35 days thereafter.
SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE shall be held before Magistrate Judge Elizabeth D. Laporte and scheduled to take place no later than 30 days prior to the Pretrial Conference.
PRETRIAL CONFERENCE DATE: March 13, 2012 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 February 14, 2012 .
FURTHER STATUS CONFERENCE: Friday, December 9, 2011 at 10:30 a.m.
FURTHER STATUS CONFERENCE STATEMENT DUE: Friday, December 2, 2011 .
PLAINTIFF IS ORDERED TO SERVE A COPY OF THIS ORDER ON ANY PARTY SUBSEQUENTLY ...