The opinion of the court was delivered by: Judge: Hon.Sandra M. Snyder
ORDER RE: SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE
Date: 11/23/11Time: 10:30 a.m.
Pursuant to the Minutes (Doc. 32) issued following the Status Conference held on October 27, 2011, this case is set for a Settlement Conference on November 23, 2011 at 10:30 a.m., Ninth Floor Chambers, before the Honorable Sandra M. Snyder, United States Magistrate Judge.
Therefore, consideration of settlement is a serious matter that requires thorough preparation prior to the Settlement Conference. Accordingly, the following is HEREBY ORDERED (to the best of pro se plaintiff's ability):
1. Pre-Settlement Conference Exchange of Demand and Offer
A Settlement Conference is more likely to be productive if, prior
thereto, the parties exchange written settlement proposals.
IDEALLY , at least fourteen (14) days prior to the
Settlement Conference, plaintiff shall submit a written itemization of
damages and settlement demand to defense counsel, together with a
brief summary of the legal and factual basis supporting the demand.
IDEALLY , no later than seven (7) days prior to the
Settlement Conference, defense counsel shall submit a written offer to
plaintiff, together with a brief summary of the legal and factual
basis supporting the offer.
2. Submission and Content of Mandatory Confidential Settlement Conference Statements Defendant is to e-mail a Confidential Settlement
Conference Statement directly to firstname.lastname@example.org, no later than five (5) days prior to the Settlement Conference, or by November 16, 2011. Pro se plaintiff, Sharon Hill, shall mail her Confidential Settlement Conference Statement directly to Judge Snyder's chambers as follows:
United States District Court 2500 Tulare Street, Suite 1501 Fresno, CA 93721 Additionally, defendant shall e-file a Notice of Submission of Confidential Settlement Conference Statement in compliance with Local Rule 270(d).
Confidential Settlement Conference Statements (are typically typed and double spaced and) shall include the following:
a. A brief summary of the core facts, allegations, ...