The opinion of the court was delivered by: Maxine M. Chesney United States District Judge
It is hereby ORDERED pursuant to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the Local Rules of this Court:
JURY TRIAL DATE: Monday, February 10, 2014 at 9:00 a.m., Courtroom 7, 19th floor.
TRIAL LENGTH is estimated to be 10 to 15 days.
DISCOVERY PLAN: Per Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Local Rules, subject to any provisions below.
NON-EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF April 26, 2013 .
Plaintiff/Defendant: No later than June 7, 2013 . Plaintiff/Defendant: Rebuttal no later than June 28, 2013 .
Parties shall conform to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2).
EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF July 26, 2013 .
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 August 30, 2013 , and shall be noticed for hearing 35 days thereafter.
SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE shall be held before Magistrate Judge Maria Elena James to be conducted in February 2013.
PRETRIAL CONFERENCE DATE: January 21, 2014 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 December 16, 2013 .
FURTHER STATUS CONFERENCE: Friday, May 10, 2013 at 10:30 a.m.
FURTHER STATUS CONFERENCE STATEMENT DUE: Friday, May 3, 2013
Deadline to amend pleadings is December 7, 2012.
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 ...