Skaff et al v. Safari West, Inc. et al

Filing 33

ORDER regarding the parties' January 18, 2013 status update and SETTING an initial case management conference. Case Management Statement due by 3/21/2013. Initial Case Management Conference set for 3/28/2013 10:30 AM in Courtroom C, 15th Floor, San Francisco. Signed by Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler on 1/24/2013. (lblc2, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/24/2013)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 Northern District of California 10 San Francisco Division RICHARD SKAFF, et al., 12 For the Northern District of California UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 11 Plaintiffs, v. 13 SAFARI WEST, INC., et al. No. C 11-00869 LB ORDER REGARDING THE PARTIES’ JANUARY 18, 2013 STATUS UPDATE AND SETTING AN INITIAL CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE 14 15 16 Defendants. _____________________________________/ [Re: ECF No. 32] This is an action brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act. On October 10, 2012, the 17 parties submitted a joint status update that informed the court that they are continuing their 18 settlement discussions with mediator Daniel Bowling. 10/10/2012 Status Report, ECF No. 27. 19 Because things apparently were going well and the parties were in the process of preparing drafts of 20 settlement documents, the court decided not to set an initial case management conference at that 21 time. 10/10/2012 Order, ECF No. 28. Instead, the court ordered the parties to submit another status 22 update no later than November 12, 2012, describing the current status of the case. Id. 23 On November 26, 2012, the parties filed their updated status report. 11/26/2012 Status Report, 24 ECF No. 29. In it, the parties stated that, while things were still going well, certain scheduling 25 conflicts had prevented them from completing the settlement process. Id. at 3. Accordingly, the 26 court again declined to set an initial case management conference at this time ordered the parties to 27 submit another status update no later than January 18, 2012 that described the current status of the 28 case. 11/28/2013 Order, ECF No. 30. C 11-00869 LB ORDER 1 As ordered, the parties filed another status update on January 18, 2013. 1/18/2013 Status Report, 2 ECF No. 32. They state that they are “very close to confirming an agreement on the equitable relief” 3 and have exchanged counteroffers regarding Plaintiff’s monetary demand. Id. at 2. Accordingly, 4 they request that the court set an initial case management conference sometime in March 2013 or 5 thereafter. Id. 6 The court will do so. The court hereby SETS an initial case management conference for March 7 28, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. in Courtroom C, 15th Floor, United States District Court, 450 Golden Gate 8 Avenue, San Francisco, California. They shall submit a joint case management conference 9 statement no later than March 21, 2013. If the parties reach an agreement to settle all of Plaintiff’s claims, they shall promptly notify the court so the initial case management conference can be 11 vacated. 12 For the Northern District of California UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 10 13 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: January 24, 2013 _______________________________ LAUREL BEELER United States Magistrate Judge 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 C 11-00869 LB ORDER 2

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