UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA FRESNO DIVISION
December 15, 2011
J & J SPORTS PRODUCTIONS, INC.,
RAMON LOPEZ FRANCO, ET AL.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Michael J. Seng United States Magistrate Judge
Thomas P. Riley, SBN 194706 LAW OFFICES OF THOMAS P.RILEY,P.C. First Library Square 1114 Fremont Avenue South Pasadena, CA 91030-3227 Tel: 626-799-9797 Fax: 626-799-9795 TPRLAW@att.net Attorneys for Plaintiff J & J Sports Productions, Inc.
PLAINTIFF'S EX PARTE APPLICATION FOR AN ORDER CONTINUING INITIAL SCHEDULING CONFERENCE AND EXTENDING TIME TO COMPLETE SERVICE; AND ORDER (Proposed) TO THE HONORABLE ANTHONY W. ISHII, THE DEFENDANT/S AND THEIR ATTORNEY/S OF RECORD:
Plaintiff J & J Sports Productions, Inc., hereby applies ex parte for an order continuing the Initial Scheduling Conference presently set for Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 10:30 AM. As set forth below Plaintiff respectfully requests that the Court continue the Initial Scheduling Conference and extend the time to complete service to a new date approximately Thirty (30) to Forty-Five (45) days forward.
The request for the brief continuance is necessitated by the fact that Plaintiff has not yet 24 perfected service of the initiating suit papers upon the Defendant Ramon Lopez Franco, individually and d/b/a El Jaliciense Bar. As a result, Plaintiff's counsel has not conferred with the defendant 25 26 concerning the claims, discovery, settlement, ADR or any of the other pertinent issues involving the 27 case itself or the preparation of a Initial Scheduling Conference Statement.
Plaintiff recently identified an alternative address that it believes will be successful to serve its initiating suit papers, upon the Defendant.
WHEREFORE, Plaintiff respectfully requests that this Honorable Court continue the Initial 3 Scheduling Conference, presently scheduled for Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 10:30 AM and permit 4 an additional Thirty (30) to Forty-Five (45) days from today's date to effectuate service of the 5 Summons and Complaint filed in this matter, or to file a motion for service by publication, or in the 6 alternative, a Notice of Voluntary Dismissal as to Defendant.
It is hereby ordered that the Case Management Conference in civil action number 1:11-cv-01563- AWI-MJS styled J & J Sports Productions, Inc. v. Ramon Lopez Franco, et al., is hereby continued 4 from 10:30 AM, Thursday, December 22, 2011 to Ferbuary 9, 2012 at 10:30 in Courtroom 6 (MJS) , 5 Fresno Court House.
Plaintiff is granted an additional Thirty (30) to Forty-Five (45) days from today's date to effectuate service of the Summons and Complaint filed in this matter, or to file a motion for service by publication, or in the alternative, a Notice of Voluntary Dismissal as to defendant Ramon Lopez Franco, individually and d/b/a El Jaliciense Bar, where service has not been made or service by publication requested.
Plaintiff shall serve a copy of this Order on the Defendant and thereafter file a Certification of Service of this Order with the Clerk of the Court.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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