IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO DIVISION
January 6, 2012
THERESA D. LARA, PLAINTIFF,
COUNTY OF SANTA CLARA, ET AL.,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Richard Seeborg United States District Judge
*E-Filed 1/6/12 *
For the Northern District of California
CASE MANAGEMENT SCHEDULING ORDER
Pursuant to Rule 16(b) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, the parties attended a Case Management Conference on January 5, 2012. After considering the Joint Case Management 20 Statement submitted by the parties and consulting with the attorneys of record for the parties and 21 good cause appearing, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT: 22
On or beforeSeptember 7, 2012, all non-expert discovery shall be 23 completed by the parties. Discovery shall be limited as follows: (a) ten (10) non-expert depositions 24 per party; (b) twenty-five (25) interrogatories per party, including all discrete subparts; (c) a 25 reasonable number of requests for production of documents or for inspection per party; and (d) a 26 reasonable number of requests for admission per party. 27
2. EXPERT WITNESSES.
The disclosure and discovery of expert witness opinions 28 shall proceed as follows:
A. On or before September 7, 2012, plaintiffs shall disclose expert testimony reports in 2 accordance with Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2). 3
B. On or before October 19, 2012, defendants shall disclose expert testimony and reports in 4 accordance with Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2). 5
C. On or before November 9, 2012, all discovery of expert witnesses pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(b)(4) shall be completed. 7
3. PRETRIAL MOTIONS.
All pretrial motions must be filed and served pursuant to Civil Local Rule 7. All pretrial motions shall be heard no later than January 10, 2013. 9
4. PRETRIAL STATEMENTS.
At a time convenient to both, counsel shall meet and 10 confer to discuss preparation of a joint pretrial statement, and on or beforeFebruary 14, 2013, counsel shall file a Joint Pretrial Statement.
5. PRETRIAL CONFERENCE.
The final pretrial conference will be held on February 28, 2013 at 10:00 a.m., in Courtroom 3, 17th Floor, United States Courthouse, 450 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, California. Each party or lead counsel who will try the case shall attend 15 personally.
6. TRIAL DATE.
Trial shall commence on March 11, 2013 at 9:00 a.m., in Courtroom 3, 17th Floor, United States Courthouse, 450 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, 18 California. 19 20
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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