The opinion of the court was delivered by: Richard Seeborg United States District Judge
CASE MANAGEMENT SCHEDULING ORDER
Pursuant to Rule 16(b) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, the parties attended a Case Management Conference on October 20, 2011. After considering the Joint Case Management 21 Statement submitted by the parties and consulting with the attorneys of record for the parties and 22 good cause appearing, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT: 23
1. ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION.
SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE. This matter is referred to a magistrate judge for the purpose of completing a settlement conference within 60 days of the issuance of this order 26 depending upon the schedule of the assigned Magistrate Judge. The parties shall promptly notify 27 the Court whether the case is resolved at the conference. 28
On or beforeJune 30, 2012, all non-expert discovery shall be completed by the parties.
Discovery shall limited as follows: (a) ten (10) non-expert depositions per party; (b) twenty-five (25) interrogatories per party, including all discrete subparts; (c) a reasonable number of requests 6 for production of documents or for inspection per party; and (d) a reasonable number of requests for admission per party.
3. EXPERT WITNESSES. The disclosure and discovery of expert witness opinions shall proceed as follows:
A. On or before July 15, 2012, plaintiff shall disclose expert testimony and reports in accordance with Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2).
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B. On or before August 7, 2012, defendant shall disclose expert testimony and reports in i str accordance with Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2).
C. On or before August 30, 2012, all discovery of expert witnesses pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(b)(4) shall be completed.
4. FURTHER CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE. A Further Case Management
Conference shall be held on July 12, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. in Courtroom 3, 17th ...