Payne v. Bay Area Rapid Transit District

Filing 17

ORDER FOLLOWING INITIAL CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE. Signed by Judge Wayne D. Brazil on 9/29/2008. (wdblc1, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 9/29/2008)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA JANICE PAYNE, Plaintiff, v. BAY AREA RAPID TRANSIT DISTRICT, Defendant. _____________________________/ On September 17, 2008, the parties appeared for an Initial Case Management Conference. In their Joint Case Management Statement and on the record during the Conference, the parties indicated that they were amenable to attempting to resolve this action through an early settlement conference with a Magistrate Judge. Accordingly, the Court decided to defer setting a trial date until after the parties have attended the settlement conference that must occur between November 15, 2008, and December 15, 2008, with Magistrate Judge Larson. A member of Judge Larson's chambers will contact the parties directly to set the exact date for the settlement conference. The Court encouraged the parties to use the time leading up to the settlement conference to disclose material information and documents to one another and to undertake any surgical discovery that is necessary to have a productive settlement conference. If the parties are unable to settle the case, they must appear before the undersigned on Tuesday, January 13, 2009, at 1:00 p.m., for a further case management conference during which the Court will set a trial date. Counsel may appear by telephone for the conference by notifying the undersigned's administrative law clerk at least two days before 1 No. C 08-2098 WDB ORDER FOLLOWING INITIAL CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE United States District Court 12 For the Northern District of California 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 the hearing at (510) 637-3324. By no later than Friday, January 9, 2009, at noon, the parties must file a Further Joint Case Management Statement that describes the discovery that has taken place and suggests a specific case development plan and schedule. The parties must not include in this Statement any information about the substance of their settlement negotiations. If the matter settles before January 13, 2009, the parties must promptly prepare and file dismissal papers and notify the Court by calling (510) 637-3324. IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: September 29, 2008 WAYNE D. BRAZIL United States Magistrate Judge 2

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