Ortiz et al v. Alvarez et al

Filing 120

ORDER Continuing Settlement Conference as to Plaintiffs Alsonso Padron and Elida Padron signed by Magistrate Judge Stanley A. Boone on 07/27/2017. Settlement Conference set for 8/15/2017 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom 9 (SAB) before District Judge Dale A. Drozd.(Flores, E)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 SANDRA ORTIZ, et al., 12 Case No. 1:15-cv-00535-DAD-EPG Plaintiffs, ORDER CONTINUING SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE AS TO PLAINTIFFS ALFONSO PADRON AND ELIDA PADRON v. 13 GERARDO ALVAREZ, et al., 14 Defendants. 15 16 On July 26, 2017, the undersigned conducted a settlement conference in the above 17 18 entitled action. The Court shall continue the settlement conference as to Plaintiffs Alfonso 19 Padron and Elida Padron to August 15, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in Courtroom 9. Unless otherwise permitted in advance by the Court, the attorneys who will try the case 20 21 shall appear at the Settlement Conference with the parties and the person or persons having full 1 22 authority to negotiate and settle the case on any terms at the conference. Confidential Settlement Conference Statement: Plaintiff shall submit a Confidential 23 24 Settlement Conference Statement directly to Judge Boone’s chambers by e-mail to 25 1 Insurance carriers, business organizations, and governmental bodies or agencies whose settlement agreements are 26 subject to approval by legislative bodies, executive committees, boards of directors or the like shall be represented by a person or persons who occupy high executive positions in the party organization and who will be directly 27 involved in the process of approval of any settlement offers or agreements. To the extent possible the representative shall have the authority, if he or she deems it appropriate, to settle the action on terms consistent with the opposing 28 party's most recent demand. 1 1 SABOrders@caed.uscourts.gov. 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. The statement shall be clearly marked “confidential” with the date and 4 time of the Settlement Conference indicated prominently thereon. 5 The Confidential Settlement Conference Statement shall include the following: 6 A. A brief statement of the facts of the case. 7 B. A brief statement of the claims and defenses, i.e., statutory or other grounds upon 8 which the claims are founded; a forthright evaluation of the parties’ likelihood of 9 prevailing on the claims and defenses; and a description of the major issues in dispute. 10 11 C. A summary of the proceedings to date. 12 D. An estimate of the cost and time to be expended for further discovery, pretrial and trial. 13 14 E. The relief sought. 15 F. The party’s position on settlement, including present demands and offers and a history of past settlement discussions, offers and demands. 16 17 The Court will vacate the settlement conference if the Court finds the settlement 18 conference will be neither productive nor meaningful to attempt to resolve all or part of this case. 19 As far in advance of the settlement conference as possible, a party shall inform the Court and 20 other parties that it believes the case is not in a settlement posture so the Court may vacate or 21 reset the settlement conference. Otherwise the parties shall proceed with the settlement 22 conference in good faith to attempt to resolve all or part of the case. 23 Based on the foregoing, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 24 1. CONTINUED to August 15, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in Courtroom 9; 25 26 The settlement conference for Plaintiffs Alfonso Padron and Elida Padron is 2. Plaintiffs Alfonso Padron and Elida Padron and Defendants Gerardo Alvarez, 27 Parlier Unified School District, Youth Centers of America, and Israel Lara 28 SHALL personally appear at the August 15, 2017 settlement conference; and 2 3. 1 Plaintiffs Alfonso Padron and Elida Padron SHALL submit a confidential 2 settlement statement in compliance with this order by close of business on August 3 10, 2017. 4 5 IT IS SO ORDERED. 6 Dated: July 27, 2017 UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 3

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