IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO DIVISION
October 21, 2011
OFFICE DEPOT, INC., AND DOES 1 THROUGH 200, DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Richard Seeborg United States District Judge
United States District Court For the Northern District of California
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.
MEDIATION. The parties stipulate to private mediation to be completed within 120 days of 25 the issuance of this order. The parties shall promptly notify the Court whether the case is resolved 26 at the conference. 27
On or beforeMay 31, 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 3 (25) interrogatories per party, including all discrete subparts; (c) a reasonable number of requests 4 for production of documents or for inspection per party; and (d) a reasonable number of requests for 5 admission per party. 6
3. EXPERT WITNESSES. The disclosure and discovery of expert witness opinions 7 shall proceed as follows: 8
A. On or before June 22, 2012, plaintiff shall disclose expert testimony and reports in 9 accordance with Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2). 10
B. On or before July 13, 2012, defendant shall disclose expert testimony and reports in accordance with Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2).
C. On or before, August 3, 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 June 7, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. in Courtroom 3, 17th Floor, United States Courthouse, 450 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, California. The parties shall file a Joint Case Management Statement at least one week prior to the Conference.
5. PRETRIAL MOTIONS. All pretrial motions must be filed and served pursuant to Civil Local Rule 7. All pretrial motions shall be heard no later than September 13, 2012. 20 21
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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