Schrupp v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. et al.
ORDER signed by Magistrate Judge Kendall J. Newman on 2/14/18 ORDERING that no later than 2/19/2018, defendant's counsel shall confer with his client, and communicate with Plaintiff, regarding the existence of a written policy or procedure. The F2/12/18 Discovery completion deadline is EXTENDED for the limited purpose of conducting the above-mentioned discovery activities only. All other scheduling deadlines remain unchanged, subject to any modification by the district judge. Plaintiff's ex parte application for a general extension of the discovery completion deadline 39 is DENIED. (Mena-Sanchez, L)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.,
On February 12, 2018, the court conducted an informal telephonic discovery conference
in this matter. Attorney Eric Mercer appeared on behalf of plaintiff, and attorney Dennis La
appeared on behalf of defendant. After considering the parties’ written submissions (ECF Nos.
38, 39, 40), and for the reasons discussed with the parties at the conference, IT IS HEREBY
1. No later than February 19, 2018, defendant’s counsel shall confer with his client, and
communicate with plaintiff, regarding the existence of a written policy or procedure
concerning how loan payments made to a bankruptcy trustee are treated by Wells
Fargo. If such a policy or procedure exists, defendant shall promptly produce it to
plaintiff, and the parties shall meet and confer regarding whether any supplemental
Rule 30(b)(6) testimony with respect to such a policy or procedure is necessary.
2. Plaintiff’s request for supplemental Rule 30(b)(6) testimony with respect to the LMNT
records is denied without prejudice. The parties shall promptly meet and confer
regarding (a) the existence of any LMNT documents that have not been produced; (b)
the existence of a policy or procedure that explains or clarifies the LMNT documents;
and (c) the need for, and propriety of, supplemental Rule 30(b)(6) testimony
concerning the LMNT documents, including the extent to which other measures, such
as declarations or stipulations, could be employed to avoid additional deposition
3. Pursuant to plaintiff’s representation at the conference, all other discovery issues
raised in the parties’ joint statement are deemed withdrawn.
4. The February 12, 2018 discovery completion deadline is extended for the limited
purpose of conducting the above-mentioned discovery activities only. All other
scheduling deadlines remain unchanged, subject to any modification by the district
5. Plaintiff’s ex parte application for a general extension of the discovery completion
deadline (ECF No. 39) is DENIED.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Dated: February 14, 2018
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