Phillips 66 Company v. Mission Petroleum, Inc. et al

Filing 10

STIPULATION AND ORDER REFERRING CASE to Magistrate Judge for Settlement. Signed by Judge ARMSTRONG on 3/29/13. (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/29/2013)

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1 SUNITA KAPOOR, LL.M. (SBN #154186) LAW OFFICES OF SUNITA KAPOOR 2 4115 Blackhawk Plaza Circle, Suite 100 Danville, CA 94506 3 Telephone: (925) 351-6789 Facsimile: (925) 831-1059 4 Attorney for Defendants 5 Mission Petroleum, Inc., Hakam Singh Misson and 6 Simrat Kaur Misson 7 8 9 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA OAKLAND DIVISION 10 11 Phillips 66 Company, as Successor in Interest to ConoccoPhillips Company, a Delaware 12 corporation, Case No. CV13-00826-SBA 13 STIPULATION RE: CONSENT TO PARTICIPATE IN AN EARLY SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE AND EXTENSION OF TIME TO FILE RESPONSIVE PLEADINGS TO PLAINTIFFS’ COMPLAINT; ORDER THEREON 14 Plaintiff, vs. 15 Mission Petroleum, Inc., a California corporation, Hakam Singh Misson, an 16 individual and Simrat Kaur Misson, an individual, and Does 1-10, inclusive, 17 Defendants, 18 19 20 21 RECITALS On February 25, 2013, Defendants Mission Petroleum, Inc., Hakam Singh Misson and 22 Simrat Kaur Misson (“Defendants”) removed this case to this Court. On March 18, 2013, 23 Plaintiff Phillips 66 Company and Defendants (the “Parties”) further met and conferred, by and 24 through counsel of record, over the telephone in accordance with Federal Rule of Civil 25 Procedure 26, Civil Local Rule 16-9 and this Court’s Standing Order. The Parties had 26 previously met and conferred with respect to continuing time to file responsive pleadings to 27 Plaintiffs Complaint. The Parties have now discussed the ADR Process selection and jointly 28 decided that this case might benefit from an early settlement conference before a United States 1 1 Magistrate Judge for the Northern District of California. The Parties further agreed that it would 2 be in their best interest to minimize motion practice and litigation costs in this matter pending the 3 conclusion of the early settlement conference. Accordingly, the Parties have reached the 4 following agreement. 5 STIPULATION 6 7 NOW, THEREFORE, Plaintiffs and Defendants, by and through their counsel of record, 8 HEREBY STIPULATE AND AGREE AS FOLLOWS: 9 1. The parties agree to participate in an early settlement conference before a 10 Magistrate Judge and respectfully request that this Court refer them to a settlement conference as 11 soon as possible. 12 2. Plaintiffs shall have up to and including April 5, 2013, to file their responses to 13 Plaintiffs Complaint. 14 IT IS SO STIPULATED AND AGREED. 15 16 Dated: March 25, 2013 LAW OFFICES OF DAWN CEIZLER 17 By: /s/ Dawn Ceizler Attorney for Plaintiff Phillips 66 Company 18 19 20 21 22 Dated: March 25, 2013 THE LAW OFFICES OF SUNITA KAPOOR 23 By: /s/ Sunita Kapoor Attorney for Defendants Mission Petroleum, Inc., Hakam Singh Misson and Simrat Kaur Misson 24 25 26 27 28 2 1 ORDER 2 3 The foregoing Stipulation is approved. Defendants shall have up to and including April 4 5, 2013, to file responsive pleadings to Plaintiffs’ Complaint and the Court will refer this matter 5 to an early settlement conference before a Magistrate Judge. 6 IT IS SO ORDERED. 7 8 Dated: 3/29/13___________________ Judge Saundra Brown Armstrong 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 3

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