United States District Court, E.D. California
SCHEDULING ORDER (Fed. R. Civ. P. 16)
JENNIFER L. THURSTON UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
Date of Scheduling Conference
Appearances of Counsel
Gehlawat appeared on behalf of Plaintiffs.
Cohen appeared on behalf of Defendants.
Pleading Amendment Deadline
requested pleading amendments are ordered to be filed, either
through a stipulation or motion to amend, no later than
September 15, 2017.
claims as to “Doe” Defendants, including any
counterclaims and cross-claims, are hereby
Discovery Plan and Cut-Off Date
parties are ordered to exchange the initial disclosures
required by Fed.R.Civ.P. 26(a)(1) on or before June 30, 2017.
parties are ordered to complete all discovery pertaining to
non-experts on or before May 29, 2018, and all discovery
pertaining to experts on or before July 23, 2018.
parties are directed to disclose all expert witnesses, in
writing, on or June 8, 2018, and to disclose all rebuttal
experts on or before July 9, 2018. The written designation of
retained and non-retained experts shall be made pursuant
to Fed.R.Civ.P. Rule 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 such experts that are not disclosed pursuant to this
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 include
striking the expert designation and preclusion of expert
provisions of Fed.R.Civ.P. 26(e) regarding a party's duty
to timely supplement disclosures and responses to discovery
requests will be strictly enforced.
mid-discovery status conference is scheduled for
February 20, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. before the
Honorable Jennifer L. Thurston, U.S. Magistrate Judge,
located at 510 19th Street, Bakersfield, California. Counsel
SHALL file a joint mid-discovery status conference report one
week before the conference. Counsel also SHALL lodge the
status report via e-mail to
JLTorders@caed.uscourts.gov. The joint statement
SHALL outline the discovery counsel have completed and that
which needs to be completed as well as any impediments to
completing the discovery within the deadlines set forth in
this order. Counsel may appear via teleconference by dialing
(888) 557-8511 and entering Access Code 1652736, ...