U.S. United Ocean Services, LLC v. Powerhouse Diesel Services, Inc.

Filing 67


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1 2 3 4 5 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 6 FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 7 8 9 US UNITED OCEAN SERVICES, Plaintiff, For the Northern District of California United States District Court 10 11 12 No. C 13-01123 JSW ORDER SETTING CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE AND REQUIRING JOINT CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE STATEMENT v. POWERHOUSE DIESEL SERVICES, Defendant. 13 / 14 15 TO ALL PARTIES AND COUNSEL OF RECORD: 16 The above matter having been assigned to the Honorable Jeffrey S. White, it is hereby 17 ordered that, pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 16(b) and Civil L. R. 16-10, a Case Management 18 Conference shall be held in this case on June 14, 2013, at 1:30 p.m., in Courtroom 11, 19th Floor, 19 Federal Building, 450 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, California. 20 Plaintiff(s) shall serve copies of this Order immediately on all parties to this action, and on 21 any parties subsequently joined, in accordance with Fed. R. Civ. P. 4 and 5. Following service, 22 plaintiff(s) shall file with the Clerk of the Court a certificate reflecting such service, in accordance 23 with Civil L. R. 5-6(a). 24 The parties shall appear in person through lead counsel to discuss all items referred to in this 25 Order and with authority to enter stipulations, to make admissions and to agree to further scheduling 26 dates. 27 28 The parties shall file a joint case management statement no later than five (5) court days prior to the conference. The joint case management statement shall address all of the topics set forth in the Standing Order for All Judges of the Northern District of California - Contents of Joint Case 1 Management Statement, which can be found on the Court’s website located at 2 http://www.cand.uscourts.gov. See N.D. Civ L.R. 16-9. If any one or more of the parties is 3 proceeding without counsel, the parties may file separate case management statements. 4 statements my also address all of the topics set forth in the Standing Order referenced above. Any 5 request to reschedule the date of the conference shall be made in writing, and by stipulation if 6 possible, at least ten (10) calendar days before the date of the conference and must be based upon 7 good cause. In order to assist the Court in evaluating any need for disqualification or recusal, the 8 parties shall disclose to the Court the identities of any person, associations, firms, partnerships, 9 corporations or other entities known by the parties to have either (1) financial interest in the subject Separate matter at issue or in a party to the proceeding; or (2) any other kind of interest that could be 11 For the Northern District of California United States District Court 10 substantially affected by the outcome of the proceeding. If disclosure of non-party interested entities 12 or persons has already been made as required by Civil L. R. 3-16, the parties may simply reference 13 the pleading or document in which the disclosure was made. In this regard, counsel are referred to 14 the Court's Recusal Order posted on the Court website at the Judges Information link at 15 http://www.cand.uscourts.gov. 16 Discovery disputes may be referred to a Magistrate Judge. After the parties have met and 17 conferred, the parties shall prepare a joint letter of not more than 8 pages explaining the dispute. Up 18 to 12 pages of attachments may be added. The joint letter must be electronically filed under the 19 Civil Events category of "Motions and Related Filings >Motions--General > Discovery Letter 20 Brief." The Magistrate Judge to whom the matter is assigned will advise the parties of how that 21 Judge intends to proceed. The Magistrate Judge may issue a ruling, order more formal briefing, or 22 set a telephone conference or a hearing. After a Magistrate Judge has been assigned, all further 23 discovery matters shall be filed pursuant to that Judge's procedures. 24 25 26 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: March 19, 2013 JEFFREY S. WHITE UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 27 28 2

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