The opinion of the court was delivered by: Dennis L. Beck United States Magistrate Judge
SCHEDULING ORDER (Fed.R.Civ.P 16)
Class Certification Motion Deadlines: Filing: June 29, 2012 Opposition: August 14, 2012 Reply: September 28, 2012 Hearing: October 30, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. Courtroom 4
I. Date of Scheduling Conference
II. Appearances of Counsel
III. Discovery Plan and Cut-Off Date
During this initial phase of litigation the parties are ordered to limit discovery to matters pertaining to class certification.
IV. Class Certification Motion Schedule
Plaintiff shall file his Motion for Class Certification no later than June 29, 2012; Defendant shall file Opposition to the Motion no later than August 14, 2012; Plaintiff may file a Reply on or before September 28, 2012; and The Motion for Class Certification shall be on October 30, 2012 at 8:30 a.m., in Courtroom 4 before the Honorable Lawrence J. O'Neill, United States District Court Judge.
Should the parties desire a settlement conference, they will jointly request one of the court, and one will be arranged. In making such request, the parties are directed to notify the court as to whether or not they desire the undersigned to conduct the settlement conference or to arrange for one before another judicial officer.
VI. Request for Bifurcation, Appointment of Special Master, or other Techniques to Shorten Trial Not applicable at this time.
VII. Related Matters Pending
There are no pending related ...