UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
October 21, 2011
AETNA LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY; ARTHUR ANDERSEN LLP LONG TERM DISABILITY PLAN,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Judge: Honorable Saundra B. Armstrong
KANTOR & KANTOR LLP ALAN E. KASSAN, SBN 113864 2 email@example.com PETER S. SESSIONS, SBN 193301 3 firstname.lastname@example.org 19839 Nordhoff Street 4 Northridge, California 91324 Telephone: (818) 886-2525 5 Facsimile: (818) 350-6272 6 Attorneys for Plaintiff RENEE TENNISON 7 GORDON & REES LLP 8 TAD A. DEVLIN, SBN 190355 email@example.com 9 TAMAR KARAGUEZIAN, SBN 216233 firstname.lastname@example.org 10 275 Battery Street, Suite 2000 San Francisco, California 94111 11 Telephone: (415) 986-5900 Facsimile: (415) 986-8054 12 Attorneys for Defendants 13 AETNA LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY and the ARTHUR ANDERSEN LLP LONG TERM DISABILITY PLAN
THIRD STIPULATION AND ORDER CONTINUING TRIAL AND PRETRIAL DEADLINES
The parties hereby stipulate as follows:
WHEREAS the parties have agreed to mediation using the Court's Alternative Dispute Resolution ("ADR") Program;
WHEREAS Jeffrey Lewis, Esq. was appointed as mediator by the Court's ADR Program;
WHEREAS due to potential conflicts disclosed by Mr. Lewis, Aetna respectfully declined Mr. Lewis's assignment and requested reassignment to a new mediator; 2
WHEREAS the Court's Alternative Resolution Department is currently reassigning a mediator on this matter; 4
WHEREAS the parties agree to, and request the Court, continue the
trial and pretrial
deadlines to allow time for the Alternative Resolution Department to
reassign the matter to a 6 new mediator and to enable the parties to
complete mediation before preparing briefs under the 7 currently set
trial briefing schedule. The parties apologize for any inconvenience
to the Court.
The parties, through their counsel, agree and propose the following dates, if convenient with the Court:
* The deadline to complete mediation shall be December 27, 2011;
* The deadline for the parties to file their opening briefs be continued from October 25, 2011 to January 23, 2012;
* The deadline for the parties to file their opposition briefs be continued from November 8, 2011 to February 14, 2012;
* The deadline for parties to file their reply briefs (if necessary) be continued from November 15, 2011 to February 29, 2012;
* The hearing on the cross-motions to be continued from January 10, 2012 to March 5, 2012.
IT IS SO STIPULATED.
IT IS SO ORDERED that the above schedule of dates stipulated by the parties is approved with 2 the following modification: The hearing on the motion shall be held on March 20, 2012 at 1:00 3 p.m. 4 5 6
Honorable Saundra B. Armstrong
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