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, March 10, 2014 at 9:00 a.m., Courtroom 7, 19th floor.
TRIAL LENGTH is estimated to be Ten (10) days.
DISCOVERY PLAN: Per Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Local Rules, subject to any provisions below.
NON-EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF September 27, 2013 .
Plaintiff/Defendant: No later than October 11, 2013 . Plaintiff/Defendant: Rebuttal no later than November 8, 2013
Parties shall conform to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2).
EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF December 20, 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 November 8, 2013 , opposition due on or before December 6, 2013, reply due on or before December 20, 2013 and shall be noticed for hearing on January 10, 2014.
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: February 25, 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 January 20, 2014 .
FURTHER STATUS CONFERENCE: Friday, December 13, 2013 at 10:30 a.m.
FURTHER STATUS CONFERENCE STATEMENT DUE: Friday, December 6, 2013
Case previously referred to Private Mediation by agreement of the parties.
Deadline to complete Private Mediation extended to June 21, 2014.
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 ...