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: COURT TRIAL DATE: Monday, September 10, 2012 at 9:00 a.m., Courtroom 7, 19th floor. TRIAL LENGTH is estimated to be 2 to 4 days.
DISCOVERY PLAN: Per Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Local Rules, subject to any provisions below. NON-EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF November 30, 2011 . DESIGNATION OF EXPERTS:
Plaintiff/Defendant: No later than December 14, 2011 . Plaintiff/Defendant: Rebuttal no later than January 13, 2012
Parties shall conform to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2).
EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF February 3, 2012 .
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 April 6, 2012 , and shall be noticed for hearing 35 days thereafter.
SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE shall be held before Magistrate Judge N/A and scheduled to take place no later than 30 days prior to the Pretrial Conference.
PRETRIAL CONFERENCE DATE: August 21, 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 July 16, 2012 .
FURTHER STATUS CONFERENCE: Friday, May 18, 2012 at 10:30 a.m.
FURTHER STATUS CONFERENCE STATEMENT DUE: Friday, May 11, 2012.
Deadline to file amended pleadings is October 14, 2011.
Case referred to Private Mediation by agreement of the parties, either counsel has right to withdraw from private mediation and request referral to court-sponsored mediation.
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 Pretrial Conference and to discuss settlement.
A. PRETRIAL STATEMENT: The parties shall file a joint pretrial statement which shall set forth:
1. The substance of the action;
2. The relief claimed, including the particular elements of ...