The opinion of the court was delivered by: Hon. Edward M. Chen, United States District Court Judge
JOINT STIPULATED REQUEST TO ENLARGE TIME TO COMPLETE EARLY NEUTRAL EVALUATION; [PROPOSED] ORDER THEREON
Pursuant to Civil Local Rule 6-2, Plaintiff, PETER TURNER
(hereinafter "Plaintiff'), and
Defendant CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO (hereinafter "Defendant"),
stipulate to an enlargement of time to complete
the Early Neutral Evaluation ("ENE").
WHEREAS, pursuant to the Court's November 4, 2011 Order to enlarge
complete the ENE and to continue the status
conference, the Court scheduled the ENE to be
completed by December 15, 2011 and a Further
Status Conference to be held on January
WHEREAS, the parties scheduled the ENE for 9:30 a.m., on December 13, 2011;
WHEREAS, on November 17, 2011, the California Court of Appeal, Sixth Appellate District scheduled Plaintiff's lead counsel, G. Whitney Leigh for oral argument, sua sponte, for December 13, 2011, at 9:00 a.m. in the appeal of De Anza Interiors, et al. v. Richard Hsu (Superior Court Case No. 1-07-CV-082250);
WHEREAS, Plaintiff's counsel informed all counsel and the neutral, Richard S. Whitmore of this scheduling conflict on December 6, 2011 and requested to reschedule the ENE to the afternoon of December 13, 2011;
WHEREAS, the parties and Mr. Whitmore were unable to reschedule the ENE to a time prior to the ENE completion date;
WHEREAS, the granting of this continuance is not expected to materially affect any other dates set forth in the Court's July 18, 2011 Case Management And Pretrial Order for Jury Trial.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE PARTIES HEREBY STIPULATE AND JOINTLY REQUEST, by and through their respective counsel of record, as follows:
That the time to complete the ENE, currently ordered to be completed by December 15, 2011, is enlarged to January 16, 2012 and that the parties endeavor to complete the ENE by January 9, 2012.
SO REQUESTED AND STIPULATED:
Dated: December 12, 2011 OFFICE OF THE CITY ATTORNEY For The City And County Of San Francisco By: /s/ Rose-Ellen Fairgrieve Rose-Ellen Fairgrieve Dated: December 12, 2011 GONZALEZ & LEIGH, LLP By: /s/ G. Whitney Leigh G. Whitney Leigh, Attorneys for Plaintiff, PETER TURNER
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the parties shall complete the Early Neutral Evaluation no ...