October 1, 2013
RIZWAN ALI, Plaintiff,
JP MORGAN CHASE BANK and WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, Defendant.
Jason A. Geller, CA State Bar No. 168149, Juan C. Araneda, CA State Bar No. 213041, MECKLER BULGER TILSON MARICK & PEARSON LLP, San Francisco, California, Attorneys for Defendant, JPMORGAN CHASE BANK.
LAW OFFICES OF WILLIAM D. WHITEMAN, WILLIAM D. WHITEMAN, Attorneys for Plaintiff RIZWAN ALI MECKLER BULGER TILSON MARICK & PEARSON LLP.
STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER TO CONTINUE CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE TO NOVEMBER 15, 2013
JEFFREY S. WHITE, District Judge.
Pursuant to Civil Local Rule 6-2, Plaintiff Rizwan Ali ("PLAINTIFF") and Defendant JPMorgan Chase Bank ("JPMC"), through their respective counsel, hereby stipulate as follows:
WHEREAS the initial Case Management Conference in this action is currently scheduled for October 11, 2013;
WHEREAS on May 8, 2013, JPMC filed a motion to compel arbitration and to stay proceedings pending arbitration;
WHEREAS on June 13, 2013, the Court issued an order requesting further brief on JPMC's motion to compel arbitration and continued the hearing on the motion to August 23, 2013;
WHEREAS on June 20, 2013, the parties submitted a stipulation and proposed order to continue the initial Case Management Conference (previously scheduled for July 12, 2013) while JPMC's motion to compel arbitration was pending before the Court, which the Court granted;
WHEREAS on August 14, 2013, the Court issued an order vacating the hearing date on JPMC's motion to compel arbitration and has taken it under submission, but has not yet issued its ruling;
WHEREAS, in the interest of judicial economy, and to allow for a ruling on JPMC's pending motion to compel arbitration, the parties jointly request that the Court again continue the Case Management Conference to November 15, 2013, or a date that is convenient for the Court;
WHEREAS, the parties jointly request that the Court order that the Joint Case Management Statement be filed no later than five (5) court days before the scheduled Case Management Conference.
THEREFORE, THE PARTIES STIPULATE AS FOLLOWS:
1. The Case Management Conference shall be scheduled for November 15, 2013, or a date that is convenient for the Court.
2. The Joint Case Management Statement shall be filed no later than five (5) court days before the scheduled Case Management Conference.
PURSUANT TO STIPULATION OF THE PARTIES, IT IS SO ORDERED.