RUSSELL E. BURNS, Plaintiff(s),
TRI VALLEY EXCAVATING CO. INC., Defendant(s)
ORDER SETTING CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE
PHYLLIS J. HAMILTON, District Judge.
TO ALL PARTIES AND COUNSEL OF RECORD:
The above matter having been reassigned to the Honorable Phyllis J. Hamilton. It is hereby ordered, pursuant to Fed.R.Civ.P. 16(b) and Civil L. R. 16-10, that a Case Management Conference shall be held in this case on April 17, 2014, at 2:00 p.m., in Courtroom 3, 3rd Floor, Federal Building, 1301 Clay Street, Oakland, California.
Lead counsel shall meet and confer as required by Fed.R.Civ.P. 26(f) prior to the Case Management Conference with respect to those subjects set forth in Fed.R.Civ.P. 16(c). Not less than seven (7) days before the conference, counsel shall file a joint case management statement addressing each of the items listed in the "Standing Order For All Judges of the Northern District - Contents of Joint Case Management statement, " which is attached to this order and can also be found on the court's website. A proposed order is not necessary. Following the conference, the court will enter its own Case Management and Pretrial Order. If any party is proceeding without counsel, separate statements may be filed by each party.
Each party shall appear personally or by lead counsel prepared to address all of the matters referred to in this Order and with authority to enter stipulations and make admissions pursuant to this Order. Any request to reschedule the date of the conference shall be made in writing, and by stipulation if possible, at least ten (10) days before the date of the conference and must be based upon good cause.
STANDING ORDER FOR ALL JUDGES OF THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
CONTENTS OF JOINT CASE MANAGEMENT STATEMENT
Commencing July 1, 2011, all judges of the Northern District of California will require identical information in Joint Case Management Statements filed pursuant to Civil Local Rule 16-9. The parties must include the following information in their statement which, except in unusually complex cases, should not exceed ten pages:
1. Jurisdiction and Service: The basis for the court's subject matter jurisdiction over plaintiff's claims and defendant's counterclaims, whether any issues exist regarding personal jurisdiction or venue, whether any parties remain to be served, and, if any parties remain to be served, a proposed deadline for service.
2. Facts: A brief chronology of the facts and a statement of the principal factual issues in dispute.
3. Legal Issues: A brief statement, without extended legal argument, of the disputed points of law, including reference to specific statutes and decisions.
4. Motions: All prior and pending motions, their current status, and any anticipated motions.
5. Amendment of Pleadings: The extent to which parties, claims, or defenses are expected to be added or dismissed and a proposed deadline for amending the pleadings.
6. Evidence Preservation: A brief report certifying that the parties have reviewed the Guidelines Relating to the Discovery of Electronically Stored Information ("ESI Guidelines"), and confirming that the parties have met and conferred pursuant to Fed.R.Civ.P. 26(f) regarding reasonable and proportionate steps taken to preserve evidence relevant to the issues reasonably ...