UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
March 14, 2012
EVA DIGMAN, ET AL.,
BRIAN CUMMINGS, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Sheila K. Oberto United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER CONTINUING SCHEDULING CONFERENCE
This case was transferred to this Court from the Northern District of Texas on November 16, 2011. (Doc. 29.) A scheduling conference was set for March 20, 2012. (Doc. 30.) Plaintiffs' counsel, however, is neither admitted to practice law in California nor a member of the Bar of this Court. To allow Plaintiffs additional time to associate local counsel or otherwise obtain a representative who is eligible to practice law in California and is a member of the Bar of this Court, the scheduling conference shall be continued.
It is HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. The scheduling conference currently set for March 20, 2012, is CONTINUED to May 17, 2012, at 9:30 a.m. in Courtroom 7 before Magistrate Judge Sheila K. Oberto;
2. Plaintiffs' counsel is DIRECTED to consult the Court's Local Rule 180 that pertains to attorney admission requirements;
3. On or before the May 17, 2012, scheduling conference, Plaintiffs shall associate local counsel or otherwise retain counsel who is eligible to practice law in this state and before this Court; and
4. The parties are DIRECTED to complete the following no later than May 10, 2012:
a. Review the Court's scheduling order located at Docket Number 30;
b. Meet and confer to propose one joint schedule; and
c. File one joint scheduling report as specified in the Court's November 16, 2011, scheduling order.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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