The opinion of the court was delivered by: Kendall J. Newman United States Magistrate Judge
On February 14, 2013, after all parties consented to the jurisdiction of a United States magistrate judge pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(c) (dkt. nos. 8, 25, 26), the action was referred to the undersigned for all further proceedings and entry of final judgment. (Dkt. No. 27.)
Pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 16 and E.D. Cal. L.R. 240, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. Within 28 days of this order, the parties shall meet and confer about the mandatory disclosures required by Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26, if they have not already done so.
2. A status (pre-trial scheduling) conference is set for June 13, 2013, at 10:00 a.m., in Courtroom No. 25 before the undersigned. All parties shall appear by counsel or in person if acting without counsel.
3. Not later than fourteen (14) days prior to the status conference, the parties shall file a joint status report briefly describing the case and addressing the following matters:
b. Possible joinder of additional parties;
c. Any expected or desired amendment of the pleadings;
d. Jurisdiction and venue;
e. Anticipated motions and their scheduling;
f. The report required by Fed. R. Civ. P. 26 outlining the proposed discovery plan and its scheduling, including disclosure of expert witnesses;
g. Future proceedings, including setting appropriate cut-off dates for discovery and law and motion, and the scheduling of ...