Sepehry-Fard v. MB Financial Services

Filing 62

Order Re Discovery Meet and Confer Procedure. Signed by Judge Maria-Elena James on January 23, 2014. (mejlc3, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/23/2014)

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1 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 2 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 3 4 FAREED SEPEHRY-FARD, Case No. 13-cv-02784-JSW (MEJ) Plaintiff, 5 ORDER RE: DISCOVERY MEET AND CONFER PROCEDURE v. 6 7 MB FINANCIAL SERVICES, Defendant. 8 9 The Court is in receipt of Plaintiff's request, filed January 21, 2014, regarding the in-person 10 United States District Court Northern District of California 11 meet and confer requirement for discovery disputes. Dkt. No. 61. Good cause appearing, the 12 Court hereby GRANTS the request to meet and confer by video conference and/or telephone. The 13 meet and confer must be completed by February 7, 2014. To ensure compliance with the spirit of 14 the meet and confer requirement, the parties shall make a contemporaneous record of their 15 meetings using a court reporter or electronic recording device. If the parties are unable to resolve any disputes at the meet and confer session, the 16 17 requesting party shall provide the opposing party with a draft joint letter in compliance with the 18 undersigned’s Discovery Standing Order. Within seven (7) calendar days of receipt of the draft 19 letter, the opposing party shall provide its portion of the letter. If the opposing party fails to timely 20 respond, the requesting party shall file notice pursuant to Paragraph 3 of the Discovery Standing 21 Order. 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 The parties should be mindful that the Court shall reinstate the in-person meeting requirement if it determines that the telephone meetings are not fruitful. IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: January 23, 2014 ______________________________________ MARIA-ELENA JAMES United States Magistrate Judge

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