IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
May 7, 2012
CHRISTOPHER D. SCHNEIDER, PLAINTIFF,
BANK OF AMERICA N.A., ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
Plaintiff, Christopher Schneider, is proceeding in this action pro se. The case was referred to the undersigned in accordance with Local Rule 302(c)(21) and 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1).
On March 16, 2012, the parties appeared before the undersigned for an Early Settlement Conference. After engaging in settlement negotiations a tentative settlement agreement was reached, subject to approval by defendant Bank of America. On March 26, 2012, defendant Bank of America filed a notice of approval of settlement terms. (Doc. No. 70.) On April 17, 2012, however, plaintiff filed a motion for an extension of time to file a second amended complaint, in which plaintiff indicates that "settlement negotiations [are] taking additional time . . ." (Doc. No. 71 at 1.)
Accordingly, IT IS ORDERED that:
1. A Status of Settlement Conference is set for Friday, May 25, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. before the undersigned; and
2. The parties shall appear at the Status of Settlement Conference telephonically.*fn1 Each party shall pre-arrange their appearance by contacting Pete Buzo, the courtroom deputy of the undersigned magistrate judge, at (916) 930-4128 at least 48 hours before the Status of Settlement Conference. A land line telephone number must be provided.