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, August 26, 2013 at 9:00 a.m., Courtroom 7, 19th floor. TRIAL LENGTH is estimated to be 5 to 7 days.
DISCOVERY PLAN: Per Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Local Rules, subject to any provisions below.
NON-EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF March 15, 2013 .
Plaintiff/Defendant: No later than April 5, 2013 . Plaintiff/Defendant: Rebuttal no later than April 19, 2013 .
Parties shall conform to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2).
EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF May 10, 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 May 24, 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: August 13, 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 July 8, 2013 .
FURTHER STATUS CONFERENCE: Friday, June 7, 2013 at 10:30 a.m.
FURTHER STATUS CONFERENCE STATEMENT DUE: Friday, May 31, 2013
Case previously referred to Mediation by agreement of the parties.
Court orders in light of pending mediation, plaintiff's opposition to motion to change venue is due October 19, 2012; defendant's reply is due November 2, 2012; hearing on motion will be November 16, 2012 at 9:00 a.m.
See attached Pretrial Instructions.
PLAINTIFF IS ORDERED TO SERVE A COPY OF THIS ORDER ON ANY PARTY SUBSEQUENTLY JOINED IN THIS ACTION.
In advance of complying with the following pretrial requirements, for the purpose of preparing for the Pretrial Conference and to discuss settlement, counsel SHALL meet and confer in good faith and no later than the ...