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, June 16, 2014 at 9:00 a.m., Courtroom 7, 19th floor. TRIAL LENGTH is estimated to be 2 to 3 days.
DISCOVERY PLAN: Per Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Local Rules, subject to any provisions below. NON-EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF January 3, 2014 .
Plaintiff/Defendant: No later than January 24, 2014 . Plaintiff/Defendant: Rebuttal no later than February 7, 2014
Parties shall conform to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2).
EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF February 28, 2014 .
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 March 14, 2014 , and shall be noticed for hearing 35 days thereafter.
SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE shall be held before Magistrate Judge Elizabeth D. Laporte and scheduled to take place no later than 30 days prior to the Pretrial Conference.
PRETRIAL CONFERENCE DATE: June 3, 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 April 28, 2014 .
FURTHER STATUS CONFERENCE: Friday, February 28, 2014 at 10:30 a.m.
FURTHER STATUS CONFERENCE STATEMENT DUE: Friday, February 21, 2014
Deadline to amend pleadings is August 1, 2013.
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 meet and confer deadline set forth in the attached order.
A. PRETRIAL STATEMENT: No later than ten court days before the scheduled Pretrial Conference, the parties shall file a joint ...