Starr Indemnity & Liability Company v. National Financial Investment Corporation et al

Filing 32

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE. Show Cause Response due by 3/24/2017. Signed by Judge Jeffrey S White on 3/17/17. (dtmS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/17/2017)

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1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 6 7 STARR INDEMNITY & LIABILITY COMPANY, 8 Plaintiff, 9 10 United States District Court Northern District of California 11 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE v. NATIONAL FINANCIAL INVESTMENT CORPORATION, et al., Defendants. 12 13 Case No.16-cv-06016-JSW This matter was scheduled for an initial case management conference on March 17, 2017. 14 The order setting the case management conference stated: “The parties shall appear in person 15 through lead counsel to discuss all items referred to in this Order and with authority to enter 16 stipulations, to make admissions and to agree to further scheduling dates.” (Dkt. No. 13; see also 17 N.D. Cal. Civil L.R. 16-10(a) (“Unless excused by the Judge, lead trial counsel for each party 18 must attend the initial Case Management Conference.”).) 19 Joshua Seth Markowitz, Esq. is listed on the docket as counsel for Defendant Jasbir Walia. 20 Joseph W. Carcione, Jr., Esq., signed the joint case management statement as counsel for 21 Defendant Jasbir Walia. However, neither of these attorneys appeared at the initial case 22 management conference. Instead, Joshua Henderson, Esq. appeared for Defendant Jasbir Walia. 23 Accordingly, Mr. Markowitz and Mr. Carcione are HEREBY ORDERED TO SHOW CAUSE 24 regarding which of them is lead trial counsel for Plaintiff and why the Court should not impose 25 sanctions in the amount of $250.00 against lead trial counsel for his failure to appear and for his 26 failure to comply with the order scheduling the case management conference and Civil Local Rule 27 16-10(a). 28 Additionally, neither Mr. Markowitz nor Mr. Carcione has filed a notice of appearance as 1 lea counsel. Lead trial co ad L ounsel shall file a notice of appearan as lead co f nce ounsel. Any other y 2 atto orney of reco shall, if he has not al ord h lready done so, file an a appropriate n notice of app pearance. 3 Counse response to this Orde to Show C el’s e er Cause shall b due by M be March 24, 201 17. 4 IT IS SO ORDER S RED. 5 Da ated: March 17, 2017 1 6 7 JE EFFREY S. W WHITE Un nited States D District Judg ge 8 9 10 United States District Court Northern District of California 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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