DOCKET ENTRY: ORDER SETTING SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE
PRESENT: HONORABLE MARGARET A. NAGLE, U. S. MAGISTRATE JUDGE E. Carson N/A
Deputy Clerk Court Recorder
ATTORNEYS PRESENT FOR PLAINTIFF: ATTORNEYS PRESENT FOR DEFENDANT:
None Present None Present
PROCEEDINGS: (IN CHAMBERS)
READ CAREFULLY - STRICT COMPLIANCE IS REQUIRED
IT IS ORDERED that the parties shall appear for a settlement conference on February 15, 2012, 0:00 a.m., at 255 East Temple Street, Los Angeles, California, in Courtroom "580"- 5th floor.
On or before February 8, 2012, each party shall deliver or fax to the chambers of Magistrate Judge Margaret A. Nagle at (213) 894-8541 a Confidential Settlement Conference Statement which shall not be e-filed with the Court. The statement, which may be in the form of a letter, shall contain the following information: (a) a summary of the factual background of the case; (b) a summary of important legal and factual issues presented by the case, and the submitting party's position on each issue; (c) a description of the damages or other relief sought by or against the submitting party; (d) a summary of the settlement negotiations or other means of alternative dispute resolution utilized prior to the date of the statement, including the content and date of any offers of compromise made or received by the submitting party, and the content and date of any responses to such offers; (e) the trial date and the pre-trial conference date (if set), the estimated length of trial, and whether a court or jury trial is contemplated; and (f) any other relevant facts or circumstances that counsel believe will assist the Court in conducting the settlement conference.
EACH AND EVERY PARTY AND CLIENT REPRESENTATIVE, IF ANY, SHALL APPEAR AT THE SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE IN PERSON, absent court permission to participate telephonically. Requests by parties for permission to appear telephonically are highly disfavored. However, any request to appear telephonically must be e-filed with the Court not later than seven (7) days before the date of the settlement conference, absent extraordinary circumstances (e.g. unforseen illness). Any such request shall be made in a separate pleading captioned "Request To Appear Telephonically," which is to set forth good cause for excusing a party's personal
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA