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 27, 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:
1. ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION.
SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE. This matter is referred to a magistrate judge for the 25 purpose of completing a settlement conference by March 2012, depending upon the schedule of the 26 assigned Magistrate Judge. The parties shall promptly notify the Court whether the case is resolved 27 at the conference.
2. AMENDMENT OF PLEADINGS.
On or before March 30, 2012, the parties shall complete all amendments to the pleadings.
On or before July 27, 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 6 (25) interrogatories per party, including all discrete subparts; (c) a reasonable number of requests 7 for production of documents or for inspection per party; and (d) a reasonable number of requests for 8 admission per party. 9
The disclosure and discovery of expert witness opinions shall proceed as follows:
A. On or before August 17, 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 September 7, 2012, defendant shall disclose expert testimony and reports in accordance with Federal Rule ...