UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
March 1, 2013
FRESNO ROCK TACO, LLC, ET AL.,
NATIONAL SURETY CORPORATION, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Sheila K. Oberto United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER SETTING TRIAL FOR MAY 7, 2013
On February 28, 2013, the parties appeared for a telephonic conference to set a trial date in this matter. The parties agreed that the trial should be set for Tuesday, May 7, 2013. Defendant requested additional time to consider consenting to the jurisdiction of the U.S. Magistrate Judge. If Defendant elects to consent, Defendant shall file the appropriate form on or before Wednesday, March 6, 2013, reflecting consent to magistrate judge jurisdiction; the trial date will remain set for May 7, 2013, and will proceed before U.S. Magistrate Judge Sheila K. Oberto.
The court notes that a pre-trial conference in this matter was previously held before District Judge Lawrence J. O'Neill, and a pretrial order was issued on September 11, 2012. (Doc. 127.) Judge O'Neill has resolved and decided all outstanding issues and has ruled on the parties' motions in limine. The only filings or trial submissions to be submitted by the parties are the remaining trial documents, which are limited to exhibits, discovery documents, and deposition transcripts. (See Doc. 177.) These documents shall be submitted to the Courtby no later than Monday, April 29, 2013.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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