Hardin v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE REQUIREMENTS, signed by Magistrate Judge Barbara A. McAuliffe on 2/24/2012. (Herman, H)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
CASE NO. 08-CV-0617 AWI-BAM
WAL-MART STORES, INC.
Pursuant to an agreement by the parties, a Settlement Conference will be held on Wednesday,
February 29, 2012, at 9:30 a.m. in Courtroom 8 before Magistrate Judge Barbara McAuliffe.
Unless otherwise permitted in advance by the Court, the attorneys who will try the case shall
appear at the Settlement Conference with the parties and the person or persons having full authority to
negotiate and settle the case on any terms at the conference.
On or before Monday, February 27, 2012, at 9:00am , each party shall submit directly to Judge
McAuliffe’s chambers at email@example.com, a confidential settlement conference statement.
This statement should neither be filed with the clerk of the Court nor served on any other party. Each
statement shall be clearly marked “CONFIDENTIAL” with the date and time of the mandatory
settlement conference indicated prominently. Counsel are urged to request the return of their statements.
If such request is not made, the Court will dispose of the statement.
The confidential settlement conference statement shall include the following:
A brief statement of the facts of the case;
A brief statement of the claims and defenses (i.e., statutory or other grounds upon which
the claims or defenses are based), a forthright evaluation of the parties’ likelihood of
prevailing on the claims and defenses, and a description of the major issues in dispute;
A summary of the proceedings to date;
An estimate of the cost and time to be expended for further pretrial and trial matters,
The relief sought; and
The party’s position on settlement, including the amount which the party will accept
to settle, realistic settlement expectations, present demands and offers, and a history
of past settlement discussions, offers, and demands.
This Court will vacate the settlement conference if the Court finds the settlement conference will
be neither productive nor meaningful to attempt to resolve all or part of this case.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
February 24, 2012
/s/ Barbara A. McAuliffe
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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