The opinion of the court was delivered by: Maxine M. Chesney United States District Judge
It is hereby ORDERED pursuant to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the Local Rules of this Court:
JURY TRIAL DATE: Monday, June 4, 2012 at 9:00 a.m., Courtroom 7, 19th floor.
TRIAL LENGTH is estimated to be 3 to 4 days.
DISCOVERY PLAN: Per Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Local Rules, subject to any provisions below.
NON-EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF
Plaintiff: No later than July 22, 2011 .
Defendant: No later than September 2, 2011 .
Parties shall conform to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2).
EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF October 3, 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 December 2, 2011 , and shall be noticed for hearing on January 13, 2012 at 9:00 a.m..
SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE shall be held before Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Spero and scheduled to take place in early June 2011 his calendar permitting.
PRETRIAL CONFERENCE DATE: May 22, 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 April 16, 2012 .
FURTHER STATUS CONFERENCE: Friday, March 9, 2012 at 10:30 a.m.
FURTHER STATUS CONFERENCE STATEMENT DUE: Friday, March 2, 2012
Deadline to file amended pleadings is May 13, 2011.
PLAINTIFF IS ORDERED TO SERVE A COPY OF THIS ORDER ON ANY PARTY SUBSEQUENTLY JOINED IN THIS ACTION.
Counsel SHALL meet and confer in good faith in advance of complying with the following pretrial requirements for the purpose of preparing for the ...