The opinion of the court was delivered by: Howard R. Lloyd United States Magistrate Judge
** E-filed November 30, 2011**
ORDER (1) CONTINUING INITIAL CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE AND (2) REMINDER RE: DEADLINE FOR CONSENT OR DECLINATION TO PROCEED BEFORE A UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
Plaintiff Princeton Developments LLC brought this action for fraud against numerous 19 defendants on September 8, 2011. Dkt. No. 1. Two of the defendants, Brynee Baylor and Baylor & 20 Jackson LLPC, have yet to be served, defendant Syed Ali Abbas has answered the complaint, and 21 default has been entered against the remaining four defendants, Frank Lorenzo, Patrick Lewis, GPH 22 Holdings, LLC, and The Milan Group, Inc. Defendants Frank Lorenzo and The Milan Group have 23 moved to set aside the default, with a hearing set for January 10, 2012. Dkt. No. 28. 24 In light of the currently pending motion, and the fact that two defendants have yet to be 25 served or appear in this action, the Initial Case Management Conference, currently set for December 26 6, 2011, has been continued to January 31, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. in Courtroom 2, United States 27 District Court, 280 South First Street, San Jose, California.
The parties are reminded that this civil case has been randomly assigned to a magistrate 2 judge for all purposes including trial. Accordingly, all parties who have not yet done so shall, no 3 later than December 6, 2011, file either (1) a Consent to Proceed before a United States Magistrate Judge or (2) a Declination to Proceed before a Magistrate Judge and Request for Reassignment to a United States District Judge. See N.D. Cal. Civ. R. 73-1. The consent and declination forms are 6 available at the Clerk's Office and may also be obtained from the court's website at 7 http://www.cand.uscourts.gov.
Notice will be electronically mailed to:
Steven J. Hassing firstname.lastname@example.org Veronika Short email@example.com Notice will be provided by mail to: Syed Ali Abbas 5 538 Calistoga Circle Fremont, CA 94536 6 Counsel are responsible for distributing copies of this document to co-counsel who have not registered for e-filing under the court's CM/ECF program.
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