United States District Court, E.D. California
KENNETH G. BEAVERS, Plaintiff,
NEW PENN FINANCIAL, LLC, et al., Defendants.
Deadlines: Initial Disclosures: 6/15/2018 Non-Expert:
11/19/2018 Expert: 12/17/2018 Mid-Discovery Status
Conference: 7/30/2018 at 8:30 a.m. Non-Dispositive Motion
Deadlines: Filing: 1/28/2019 Hearing: 2/25/2019 Dispositive
Motion Deadlines: Filing: 3/8/2019 Hearing: 4/12/2019
Pre-Trial Conference: 5/20/2019 at 10:00 a.m. 510
19th Street, Bakersfield, CA Trial: 7/15/2019 at
8:30 a.m. 510 19th Street, Bakersfield, CA Jury
trial: 2 days Settlement Conference: 5/10/2018, 1 p.m. Robert
E. Coyle Federal Courthouse, Fresno, CA, Courtroom 10
SCHEDULING ORDER (Fed. R. Civ. P. 16)
JENNIFER L. THURSTON, UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
Date of Scheduling Conference March 27,
Appearances of Counsel Plaintiff appeared
on his own behalf.
Ascherin appeared on behalf of Defendants.
pleadings in this action were settled through motions to
dismiss, and Plaintiff's desire to proceed upon a single
cause of action. No further amendments to the pleadings are
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) within three weeks of the
completion of the settlement conference but no later than
June 15, 2018.
parties are ordered to complete all discovery pertaining to
non-experts on or before November 19, 2018,
and all discovery pertaining to experts on or before
December 17, 2018.
parties are directed to disclose all expert witnesses, in
writing, on or November 19, 2018, and to
disclose all rebuttal experts on or before December
5, 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 order.
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 July
30, 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, provided the Magistrate Judge's Courtroom
Deputy Clerk receives a written notice of the intent to
appear telephonically no later than five court days before
the noticed hearing date.