IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
May 30, 2012
BEST BUY STORES, L.P., A VIRGINIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, PLAINTIFF,
MANTECA LIFESTYLE CENTER, LLC, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Kendall J. Newman United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER AND RELATED COUNTERCLAIM
Presently before the court is defendant's counsel's request to appear by telephone at the June 7, 2012 hearing on defendant's motion to compel further discovery regarding recent closures of certain Best Buy Stores.*fn1 The request was made by defendant's lead trial counsel, who is located in Chicago, Illinois, and its local counsel. The undersigned grants defendant's counsel's request.
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. Defendant's counsel's request to appear by telephone at the June 7, 2012 hearing on defendant's motion to compel (Dkt. No. 175) is granted. Defendant's counsel, Rita
M. Aliss Powers and Marc B. Koenigsberg, may appear at the hearing by telephone. 2. Defendant's counsel shall promptly contact the undersigned's Courtroom Deputy at (916) 930-4187, and provide him with a dedicated, hard telephone line at which the court may contact defendant's counsel at the time of the hearing.
IT IS SO ORDERED.