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:
COURT TRIAL DATE: Monday, May 21, 2012 at 9:00 a.m., Courtroom 7, 19th floor.
TRIAL LENGTH is estimated to be 2 to 3 days.
DISCOVERY PLAN: Per Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Local Rules, subject to any provisions below.
NON-EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF December 16, 2011 .
Plaintiff/Defendant: No later than January 6, 2012 . Plaintiff/Defendant: Rebuttal no later than January 20, 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 February 17, 2012 , and shall be noticed for hearing 35 days thereafter.
PRETRIAL CONFERENCE DATE: Tuesday, May 8, 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 2, 2012 .
FURTHER STATUS CONFERENCE: None.
The parties are referred to Court sponsored mediation per their agreement and prior court order.
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 ...