IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
November 19, 2012
BYLIN HEATING SYSTEMS, INC. ET AL., PLAINTIFFS,
THERMAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC., DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Kendall J. Newman United States Magistrate Judge
Presently pending before the court is plaintiffs Bylin Heating Systems, Inc.'s and Roof Ice Melt Systems Incorporated's motion to compel production of documents and further responses to requests for production, requests for admission, and interrogatories (dkt. no. 35), noticed for hearing on November 29, 2012. Additionally, the court's records indicate that counsel for defendant Thermal Technologies, Inc. filed a motion to withdraw as counsel for defendant, noticed for hearing before the district judge on November 30, 2012. (Dkt. No. 32.) In light of the pending motion to withdraw as counsel, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. The November 29, 2012 hearing on plaintiffs' motion to compel is CONTINUED to December 6, 2012, at 10:00 a.m., before the undersigned.
2. The parties shall file a joint statement regarding the motion to compel in accordance with Local Rule 251 no later than 3 p.m. on December 3, 2012. The parties shall promptly advise the court if they have resolved their discovery dispute or whether hearing on the motion should be further continued in light of any ruling by the district judge on defendant's motion to withdraw as counsel.
3. If defendant's counsel is permitted to withdraw, an authorized representative of defendant shall be personally present at the hearing on the motion to compel.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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