Sunnergren v. Cate

Filing 48

AMENDED ORDER Setting Settlement Conference in Pro Se Prisoner Early Settlement Program. Amended as to date (year) of telephonic status conference and order stamp. Signed by Judge Nandor J Vadas on 4/21/14. (glm, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/21/2014)

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1 2 3 4 5 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 6 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 7 EUREKA DIVISION 8 MARK E. SUNNERGREN, 9 Plaintiff, v. 11 For the Northern District of California United States District Court 10 MATTHEW CATE, et al, 12 13 No. 5:12-CV-0979 LHK (NJV) AMENDED NOTICE AND ORDER SETTING SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE IN PRO SE PRISONER EARLY SETTLEMENT PROGRAM, REQUIRING MEET AND CONFER, AND SETTING STATUS CONFERENCE Defendants. ___________________________________/ 14 15 16 17 18 TO ALL PARTIES AND COUNSEL OF RECORD: You are hereby notified that a settlement conference is scheduled in this case for 9:00 a.m. on June 17, 2014, at Solano State Prison. Defense counsel is ORDERED to meet and confer telephonically with Plaintiff to discuss 19 settlement of this case no later than three weeks before the settlement conference. The legal 20 representative of the CDCR must be present at this telephonic meeting. 21 The matter is HEREBY SET for a telephonic status conference on June 3, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. 22 The parties shall dial 888-684-8852 and enter access code 1868782. At the status conference, the 23 parties shall report on the outcome of their meeting regarding settlement. Defense counsel is asked 24 to arrange for the telephonic appearance of Plaintiff. 25 Lead trial counsel shall appear at the settlement conference with the parties and persons 26 having full authority to negotiate and settle the case. A person who needs to call another person 27 not present before agreeing to any settlement does not have full authority. To the extent that 28 such consultations are necessary, they must be made in advance of the settlement conference. 1 Personal attendance of a party representative will rarely be excused by the Court, and then 2 only upon separate written application demonstrating substantial hardship served on opposing 3 counsel and lodged as early as the basis for the hardship is known. 4 Confidential settlement conference statements shall be mailed or emailed 5 ( to and received by chambers no later than two weeks prior to the 6 settlement conference. The parties shall report on the outcome of their settlement discussions in 7 their settlement conference statements. 8 9 Any request to continue the settlement conference shall state the reason therefor and be submitted in writing as soon as possible well in advance of the scheduled conference date. Requests 11 The parties shall notify the undersigned's Chambers immediately at (707) 445-3612 if this case settles prior to the date set for the settlement conference. 16 17 ER H 19 RT 18 RED ORDE ________________________________ T IS SO J. VADAS I NANDOR United States Magistrate Judge J. Vadas Nandor Judge R NIA Dated: April 21, 2014 FO 15 S DISTRICT TE C TA LI IT IS SO ORDERED. UNIT ED 14 S 13 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2 A 12 RT U O For the Northern District of California to vacate the settlement referral must be made to the referring Judge, not Magistrate Judge Vadas. NO United States District Court 10 N F D IS T IC T O R C 1 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 2 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 3 EUREKA DIVISION 4 5 6 MARK E. SUNNERGREN, 7 8 9 Plaintiff, v. CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE MATTHEW CATE, et al., Defendants. ___________________________________/ 11 For the Northern District of California United States District Court 10 No. 5:12-CV-0979 LHK (NJV) 12 I, the undersigned, hereby certify that on April 14, 2014, I SERVED a true and correct copy 13 of the attached, by placing said copy in a postage paid envelope addressed to the person(s) listed 14 below, by depositing said envelope in the U.S. Mail. 15 16 17 18 Mark E. Sunnergren G-53094 Salinas Valley State Prison P.O. Box 1050 Soledad, CA 93460 19 20 21 22 23 Litigation Coordinator Salinas Valley State Prison P.O. Box 1020 Soledad, CA 93960-1020 (by fax also) 24 25 ____________________________________ Linn Van Meter Administrative Law Clerk to the Honorable Nandor J. Vadas 26 27 28 3

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