Edwards v. Montgomery County Board of Education et al
ORDER directing that the motion for leave to designate expert witness and amend scheduling order (Doc. No. 21 ) is denied, as further set out. Signed by Honorable Judge Myron H. Thompson on 6/16/14. (scn, )
IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES FOR THE
MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA, NORTHERN DIVISION
MONTGOMERY COUNTY BOARD OF
EDUCATION, et al.,
CIVIL ACTION NO.
It is ORDERED that the motion for leave to designate
expert witness and amend scheduling order (Doc. No. 21) is
Here, the movant is essentially seeking extensions of
This court has made clear that, “A request or
motion for extension of a deadline in any court order ...
previously contacted counsel for all other parties; and
..., based on that contact, must state whether counsel for
all other parties agree to or oppose the extension request
or motion,” and that, “A request or motion that fails to
meet this requirement will be denied outright, unless the
movant offers a credible explanation in the request or
motion why this requirement has not been met.” Scheduling
Order (Doc. No. 12), § 15(B).
Movant here has failed to
comply with this requirement.
Moreover, “Absent stated unforeseen and unavoidable
‘eleventh hour’ extension requests and motions will be
Id. The movant has failed to offer any
explanation as to why this motion was filed after the
movant’s expert-witness-exchange deadline.
DONE, this the 16th day of June, 2014.
/s/ Myron H. Thompson
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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