The opinion of the court was delivered by: Maxine M. Chesney United States District Judge
PRETRIAL PREPARATION ORDER
It is hereby ORDERED pursuant to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the Local Rules of this Court:
JURY TRIAL DATE: Monday, March 4, 2013 at 9:00 a.m., Courtroom 7, 19th floor.
TRIAL LENGTH is estimated to be Five (5) days.
DISCOVERY PLAN: Per Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Local Rules, subject to any provisions below.
NON-EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF September 21, 2012 .
Plaintiff/Defendant: No later than October 12, 2012 . Plaintiff/Defendant: Rebuttal no later than October 26, 2012
Parties shall conform to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2).
EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF November 16, 2012 .
DISCOVERY MATTERS are referred to a Magistrate Judge and are to be noticed for hearing before the assigned Magistrate Judge.
DISPOSITIVE MOTIONS shall be filed no later than November 30, 2012 , and shall be noticed for hearing 35 days thereafter.
SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE shall be held before Magistrate Judge Nandor J. Vadas and scheduled to take place in the month of June 2012, his calendar permitting.
PRETRIAL CONFERENCE DATE: February 19, 2013 at 3:00 p.m.
COUNSEL WHO INTEND TO TRY THE CASE MUST ATTEND THE PRETRIAL CONFERENCE. Counsel shall be prepared to discuss all aspects of the case, including settlement. Pretrial shall conform to the attached instructions.
MEET AND CONFER (Civil L.R. 16-10(b)(5): Lead trial counsel shall meet and confer no later than January 14, 2013 .
FURTHER STATUS CONFERENCE: Friday, January 11, 2013 at 10:30 a.m.
FURTHER STATUS CONFERENCE STATEMENT DUE: Friday, January 4, 2013
PLAINTIFF IS ORDERED TO SERVE A COPY OF THIS ORDER ON ANY PARTY SUBSEQUENTLY JOINED IN THIS ACTION.
Counsel SHALL meet and confer in good faith in advance of complying with the following pretrial requirements for the purpose of preparing for the Pretrial Conference and to discuss settlement.
A. PRETRIAL STATEMENT: The parties shall file a joint pretrial statement ...