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, January 27, 2014 at 8:30 a.m., Courtroom 7, 19th floor.
JURY SELECTION DATE: Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 9:00 a.m.
TRIAL LENGTH is estimated to be 15 to 30 days.
DISCOVERY PLAN: Per Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Local Rules, subject to any provisions below.
NON-EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF August 2, 2013 .
DESIGNATION OF EXPERTS (other than for class certification):
Plaintiff/Defendant: No later than August 23, 2013 . Plaintiff/Defendant: Rebuttal no later than September 6, 2013.
Parties shall conform to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2).
EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF September 27, 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 October 11, 2013 , and shall be noticed for hearing 35 days thereafter.
SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE shall be held before Magistrate Judge N/A and scheduled to take place no later than 30 days prior to the Pretrial Conference.
PRETRIAL CONFERENCE DATE: January 14, 2014 at 10:00 a.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 9, 2013.
FURTHER STATUS CONFERENCE: Friday, October 4, 2013 at 10:30 a.m.
FURTHER STATUS CONFERENCE STATEMENT DUE: Friday, September 27, 2013
Deadline to amend pleadings is August 31, 2012.
Discovery motion deadline pursuant to Civil Local Rule 37-3.
Case referred to Private Mediation by prior agreement of counsel.
Class Certification Deadlines: Expert witness disclosure January 14, 2013.
Rebuttal expert witness disclosure February 4, 2013.
Plaintiff's Motion for Class Certification: Hearing set for April 26, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. Filing deadline: 2/25/2013; Opposition deadline: ...