Estrada v. Macias et al

Filing 137

ORDER SETTING SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE signed by Magistrate Judge Stanley A. Boone on 9/25/2017. Settlement Conference set for 11/17/2017 at 09:00 AM at California State Prison Corcoran before Magistrate Judge Michael J. Seng. (Jessen, A)

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1 2 3 4 5 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 6 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 7 DAVID ESTRADA, 8 9 10 11 Plaintiff, v. Case No.: 1:15-cv-01292-AWI-SAB (PC) ORDER SETTING SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE ON NOVEMBER 17, 2017, AT CALIFORNIA STATE PRISON, CORCORAN TERESA MACIS, et al., Defendants. 12 13 Plaintiff David Estrada is appearing pro se and in forma pauperis in this civil rights action 14 pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. The court has determined that this case will benefit from a settlement 15 conference. Therefore, this case will be referred to Magistrate Judge Michael J. Seng to conduct a 16 settlement conference at the California State Prison, Corcoran (CSP-COR), 4001 King Avenue, 17 Corcoran, CA 93212 on November 17, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. 18 In accordance with the above, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 19 1. This case is set for a settlement conference before Magistrate Judge Michael J. Seng on 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 November 17, 2017, at CSP-COR. 2. A representative with full and unlimited authority to negotiate and enter into a binding settlement shall attend in person. 3. Those in attendance must be prepared to discuss the claims, defenses and damages. The failure of any counsel, party or authorized person subject to this order to appear in person may result in the imposition of sanctions. In addition, the conference will not proceed and will be reset to another date. 4. Parties shall provide a confidential settlement statement to the following email address: 28 1 1 Plaintiff shall mail his confidential settlement statement 2 to U.S. District Court, 2500 Tulare Street, Fresno, California, 93721, “Attention: 3 Magistrate Judge Michael J. Seng.” The envelope shall be marked “Confidential 4 Settlement Statement”. Settlement statements shall arrive no later than November 10, 5 2017. Parties shall also file a Notice of Submission of Confidential Settlement Statement 6 (See Local Rule 270(d)). Settlement statements should not be filed with the Clerk of the 7 Court nor served on any other party. Settlement statements shall be clearly marked 8 Aconfidential@ with the date and time of the settlement conference indicated prominently 9 thereon. 5. The confidential settlement statement shall be no longer than five pages in length, typed 10 or neatly printed, and include the following: 11 12 a. A brief statement of the facts of the case. 13 b. A brief statement of the claims and defenses, i.e., statutory or other grounds upon 14 which the claims are founded; a forthright evaluation of the parties= likelihood of 15 prevailing on the claims and defenses; and a description of the major issues in 16 dispute. c. An estimate of the cost and time to be expended for further discovery, pretrial, and 17 trial. 18 d. The party=s position on settlement, including present demands and offers and a 19 history of past settlement discussions, offers, and demands. 20 e. A brief statement of each party=s expectations and goals for the settlement 21 conference, including how much a party is willing to accept and/or willing to pay. 22 23 24 25 IT IS SO ORDERED. 26 Dated: 27 September 25, 2017 UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 28 2

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