Dozier Internet Law, P.C. v. Riley et al

Filing 9

SCHEDULING ORDER with Attachment # 1 Pretrial Schedule A (signed by District Judge Henry E. Hudson on 11/7/2008) (rpiz)

Dozier Internet Law, P.C. v. Riley et al Doc. 9 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA Richmond Division DOZIER INTERNET LAW, P.C., Plaintiff, v. RONALD J. RILEY, et al., Defendants. Civil Action No. 3:08CV643-HEH SCHEDULING ORDER Finding it in the interest of justice and otherwise reasonably necessary for the orderly and efficient administration of justice, it is hereby ORDERED that the schedule set forth below and in Pretrial Schedule A (attached) shall govern the progress of this action, except to the extent amended or augmented by the terms of the Initial Pretrial Order issued after the pretrial conference or by any other Order. 1. Any party which has not filed an Answer to the Complaint shall do so within eleven (11) days after entry of this Scheduling Order. Filing of an Answer shall not waive any previously filed motions or properly presented objections to jurisdiction or service of process. 2. Within fifteen (15) days after entry of this Order, motions for joinder of additional parties or amendment of pleadings shall be filed. Any such motions filed thereafter will be entertained only upon a showing of good cause. Dockets.Justia.com 3. A settlement conference referral will be made at the time Counsel for each party, and a authority meet in to conclude with a the of the Initial Pretrial Conference. representative settlement of of each party with this action, shall person undersigned district judge or, if directed, with another district or magistrate judge to discuss settlement. The representative for a business entity (corporation, partnership or otherwise) must be an officer or employee not employed in the business entity's law department or general counsel's office, although such lawyers are welcome to attend with the other representative. Each counsel shall be prepared to present a cogent, brief summary of the issues of liability and damages. Counsel for each party shall be responsible to assure that the settlement conference is conducted as herein prescribed. If an early settlement conference is desired, contact the Clerk's Office at (804) 916-2227 for referral to a Magistrate Judge. The Clerk is directed to send a copy of this Scheduling Order and attached Pretrial Schedule A to all counsel of record and to any party not represented by counsel. It is so ORDERED. /s/ Henry E. Hudson United States District Judge Richmond, Virginia Date: November 7, 2008 2