SCHEDULING ORDER (Fed. R. Civ. P 16)
STANLEY A. BOONE, Magistrate Judge.
I. Date of Scheduling Conference
The Scheduling Conference was held on December 17, 2013.
II. Appearances of Counsel
Heather Mardel Jones telephonically appeared on behalf of Plaintiff. Jesse Garcia telephonically appeared on behalf of Defendant.
III. Consent to Magistrate Judge
The parties have consented to proceed before a United States magistrate judge.
IV. Initial Disclosure under Fed.R.Civ.P. 26(a)(1)
The Parties are ordered to exchange the initial disclosures required by Fed.R.Civ.P. 26(a)(1) on or before January 17, 2014.
V. Amendments to Pleading
The parties do not anticipate any amendments to the pleadings at this time. The parties are advised that filing motions and/or stipulations requesting leave to amend the pleadings does not reflect on the propriety of the amendment or imply good cause to modify the existing schedule, if necessary. All proposed amendments must (A) be supported by good cause pursuant to Fed.R.Civ.P. 16(b) if the amendment requires any modification to the existing schedule, see Johnson v. Mammoth Recreations, Inc. , 975 F.2d 604, 609 (9th Cir. 1992), and (B) establish, under Fed.R.Civ.P. 15(a), that such an amendment is not (1) prejudicial to the opposing party, (2) the product of undue delay, (3) proposed in bad faith, or (4) futile, see Foman v. Davis , 371 U.S. 178, 182 (1962).
VI. Discovery Plan and Cut-Off Dates
The parties are ordered to complete all non-expert discovery on or before January 27, 2015 and all expert discovery on or before February 10, 2015.
The parties are directed to disclose all expert witnesses, in writing, on or before December 30, 2014 and to disclose all supplemental experts on or before January 27, 2015. The written designation of retained and non-retained experts shall be made pursuant to Fed.R.Civ.P. 26(a)(2), (A), (B) and (C) and shall include all information required thereunder. Failure to designate experts in compliance with this order may result in the Court excluding the testimony or other evidence offered through the experts that are not properly disclosed in compliance with this order.
The provisions of Fed.R.Civ.P. 26(b)(4) and (5) shall apply to all discovery relating to experts and their opinions. Experts must be fully prepared to be examined on all subjects and opinions included in the designation. Failure to comply will result in the imposition of sanctions, which may ...