The opinion of the court was delivered by: Jennifer L. Thurston United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER GRANTING IN PART STIPULATION RE CONFIDENTIALITY (Doc. 24)
On January 20, 2012, counsel filed a stipulation setting forth their agreement related to confidential information. (Doc. 24) However, the stipulation fails to account for certain Court requirements. As a result, the stipulation will be GRANTED IN PART, with the modifications set forth below:
Good cause appearing, the Court ORDERS,
1. The stipulation regarding confidential information SHALL be modified as follows:
a. Paragraph 5 SHALL be amended to read,
5. Objection To Designation.
A party may at any time object to the designation of Information as CONFIDENTIAL and move the Court for an order declaring that such Information not be designated CONFIDENTIAL.
No motion relating to the designation of Information as CONFIDENTIAL shall be filed without first completing the following steps. First, the moving party SHALL confer with the opposing party in a good faith effort to resolve the dispute. Second, if the good faith effort is unsuccessful, the moving party promptly shall seek a telephonic hearing with all involved parties and the Magistrate Judge. It shall be the obligation of the moving party to arrange and originate the conference call to the court. To schedule this telephonic hearing, the parties are ordered to contact Courtroom Deputy Clerk, Alan Leon-Guerrero at (661) 326-6620. Counsel must comply with Local Rule 251 or the motion will be denied without prejudice and dropped from calendar.
b. Paragraph 9 SHALL be amended to read,
9. Documents Filed With The Court.
If a party wishes to file documents files documents with the Court which contain material designated CONFIDENTIAL, that party SHALL comply with Local Rules 140 and 141such documents shall be filed in a sealed envelope or other appropriate sealed container on which shall be the case caption and the words "CONFIDENTIAL UNDER PROTECTIVE ORDER" in a conspicuous place.
c. Paragraph 11 SHALL be amended to read,
11. Use of CONFIDENTIAL Information ...