Dominic Esquibel v. United States of America, et al

Filing 36

ORDER TO CONTINUE Settlement Conference from 9/14/2017 to 12/5/2017 at 11:00 AM in Courtroom 9 (SAB) before Magistrate Judge Stanley A. Boone. Signed by Magistrate Judge Stanley A. Boone on 9/13/2017. (Hernandez, M)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 7 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 8 9 DOMINIC ESQUIBEL, 10 Plaintiff, 11 12 Case No. 1:14-cv-01702-SKO ORDER CONTINUING SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE TO DECEMBER 5, 2017 v. NATIONAL PARKS SERVICE, et al., Defendants. 13 14 15 A settlement conference in this action is set for September 14, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. before 16 the undersigned. (ECF No. 34.) After reviewing the parties’ confidential settlement statements, 17 the Court has determined that a settlement conference would not be fruitful at this time. Based 18 on the position of the parties, the Court shall continue the settlement conference to allow for the 19 completion of discovery at which time the parties should be in a better position to consider 20 settlement. 21 Accordingly, the settlement conference set for September 14, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. is 22 continued to December 5, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. in Courtroom 9 before the undersigned. Unless 23 otherwise permitted in advance by the Court, the attorneys who will try the case shall appear at 24 the Settlement Conference with the parties and the person or persons having full authority to 25 negotiate and settle the case on any terms at the conference. 26 Supplemental Confidential Settlement Conference Statement: At least seven (7) court 27 days prior to the Settlement Conference, the parties shall submit a Supplemental Confidential 28 Settlement Conference Statement directly to Judge Boone’s chambers by e-mail to 1 1 The statement should not be filed with the Clerk of the Court 2 nor served on any other party, although the parties may file a Notice of Lodging of Settlement 3 Conference Statement. Each statement shall be clearly marked “confidential” with the date and 4 time of the Settlement Conference indicated prominently thereon. The Supplemental Confidential Settlement Conference Statement shall include the 5 6 following: A. 7 A supplemental statement of the facts of the case to address new information discovered. 8 B. 9 The party’s position on settlement, including present demands and offers 10 and a history of past settlement discussions, offers and demands. The 11 Court shall require the party to state the amount that they would be willing 12 to accept or provide to settle this action. The Court will vacate the settlement conference if the Court finds the settlement 13 14 conference will be neither productive nor meaningful to attempt to resolve all or part of this case. 15 As far in advance of the settlement conference as possible, a party shall inform the Court and 16 other parties that it believes the case is not in a settlement posture so the Court may vacate or 17 reset the settlement conference. Otherwise the parties shall proceed with the settlement 18 conference in good faith to attempt to resolve all or part of the case. 19 20 IT IS SO ORDERED. 21 Dated: September 13, 2017 UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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