The Board of Trustees, in their Capacities as Trustees of the Laborers Health and Welfare Trust Fund for Northern California et al v. Alvarez et al

Filing 19

ORDER SCHEDULING TRIAL AND PRETRIAL MATTERS. Signed by Judge JEFFREY S. WHITE on 7/28/14. (jjoS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 7/28/2014)

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1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 6 7 THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES, et al., Case No. 14-cv-01540-JSW Plaintiffs, 8 v. ORDER SCHEDULING TRIAL AND PRETRIAL MATTERS 9 10 ISAIAS F. ALVAREZ, et al., Defendants. United States District Court Northern District of California 11 12 13 Following the Case Management Conference, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Case 14 Management Statement is adopted, except as expressly modified by this Order. It is further 15 ORDERED that: 16 A. DATES 17 Bench Trial Date: Monday, June 1, 2015, at 8:00 a.m., days 18 Pretrial Conference: Monday, May 4, 2015, at 2:00 p.m. 19 Last Day to Hear Dispositive Motions: Friday, February 20, 2015 9:00 A.M. 20 Last Day for Expert Discovery: January 21, 2015 21 Last Day for Expert Disclosure: January 6, 2015 22 Close of Non-expert Discovery: December 22, 2014 23 B. DISCOVERY 24 The parties are reminded that a failure voluntarily to disclose information pursuant to 25 Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a) or to supplement disclosures or discovery responses 26 pursuant to Rule 26(e) may result in exclusionary sanctions. Thirty days prior to the close of non- 27 expert discovery, lead counsel for each party shall serve and file a certification that all 28 supplementation has been completed. 1 [Pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(d), no formal discovery shall be initiated 2 by any party until after the meet and confer session by Rule 26(f), except by stipulation of the 3 parties or by prior court order. As soon as a party has notice of this Order, however, the party 4 shall take such affirmative steps as are necessary to preserve evidence related to the issues 5 presented by the action, including, but not limited to, interdiction of any document-destruction 6 programs and any ongoing erasures of e-mails, voice mails, and other electronically-recorded 7 material.] 8 C. 9 This matter is referred for assignment to a Magistrate Judge to conduct a settlement ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION conference in the event the case is not resolved at the Early Neutral Evaluation. Counsel will be 11 United States District Court Northern District of California 10 contacted by that judge's chambers with a date and time for the conference. 12 D. 13 No provision of this order may be changed except by written order of this court upon its 14 own motion or upon motion of one or more parties made pursuant to Civil. L. R. 7-1 or 7-1-(b) 15 without a showing of very good cause. If the modification sought is an extension of a deadline 16 contained herein, the motion must be brought before expiration of that deadline. The parties may 17 not modify the pretrial schedule by stipulation. A conflict with a court date set after the date of 18 this order does not constitute good cause. The parties are advised that if they stipulate to a change 19 in the discovery schedule, they do so at their own risk. The only discovery schedule that the Court 20 will enforce is the one set in this order. Additionally, briefing schedules that are specifically set 21 by the court may not be altered by stipulation; rather the parties must obtain leave of Court. 22 23 24 25 PROCEDURE FOR AMENDING THIS ORDER IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: July 28, 2014 ______________________________________ JEFFREY S. WHITE United States District Judge 26 27 28 2

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