UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT Northern District of California San Francisco Division
August 19, 2011
AT&T UMBRELLA BENEFIT PLAN NO. 1,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Elizabeth D. Laporte United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER RE: ATTENDANCE
Date: September 6, 2011
Evaluator: George Wailes
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the request to allow defendant AT&T Umbrella Benefit the ENE by telephone in accordance with ADR L.R. 5-10(f). 21 The court reminds counsel that requests to be excused from attending any ADR session in 22 person are required to include an explanation as to why personal attendance would cause 23 'extraordinary or otherwise unjustifiable hardship.' Given that the parties and neutral evaluator in 24 this case are in agreement about the request, the court granted it. However, any future requests that 25 do not include an explanation will be denied.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
ENE before George Wailes is GRANTED. Ms. Watts shall be available at all times to participate in Plan No. 1's representative, Nancy Watts, to participate telephonically in the September 6, 2011,
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