Feiger v. Smith et al

Filing 100

ORDER signed by Magistrate Judge Erica P. Grosjean on 11/9/2017. Settlement Conference set for 11/21/2017 at 08:30 AM in Courtroom 9 (SAB) before Magistrate Judge Stanley A. Boone.(Lundstrom, T)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 8 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 9 10 ROBERT FEIGER, 11 Plaintiff, 12 13 Case No. 1:14-cv-01920-DAD-EPG ORDER RE SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE v. MARLENE SMITH, et al., 14 Defendants. 15 16 A settlement conference is set in this action for November 21, 2017, at 8:30 am. in 17 Courtroom 9 before Magistrate Judge Stanley A. Boone. Unless otherwise permitted in advance 18 by the Court, the attorneys who will try the case shall appear at the Settlement Conference with 19 the parties and the person or persons having full authority to negotiate and settle the case on 20 any terms at the conference. 21 Confidential Settlement Conference Statement: At least seven (7) court days prior to the 22 Settlement Conference, the parties shall submit a Confidential Settlement Conference Statement 23 directly to Judge Boone’s chambers by e-mail to SABOrders@caed.uscourts.gov. The statement 24 should not be filed with the Clerk of the Court nor served on any other party, although the 25 parties may file a Notice of Lodging of Settlement Conference Statement. Each statement shall 26 be clearly marked “confidential” with the date and time of the Settlement Conference indicated 27 prominently thereon. 28 /// 1 1 The Confidential Settlement Conference Statement shall include the following: 2 A. A brief statement of the facts of the case. 3 B. A brief statement of the claims and defenses, i.e., statutory or other 4 grounds upon which the claims are founded; a forthright evaluation of the 5 parties’ likelihood of prevailing on the claims and defenses; and a 6 description of the major issues in dispute. 7 C. A summary of the proceedings to date. 8 D. An estimate of the cost and time to be expended for further discovery, 9 pretrial and trial. 10 E. The relief sought. 11 F. The party’s position on settlement, including present demands and offers 12 and a history of past settlement discussions, offers and demands. 13 The Court will vacate the settlement conference if the Court finds the settlement 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. 18 conference in good faith to attempt to resolve all or part of the case. Otherwise the parties shall proceed with the settlement 19 20 21 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: November 9, 2017 /s/ UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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