Filing 35

ORDER REGARDING EX PARTE COMMUNICATIONS. Signed by Judge Lucy H. Koh on 9/29/2014. (lhklc3, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 9/29/2014)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 United States District Court For the Northern District of California 8 SAN JOSE DIVISION 11 UNITED STATES, 12 13 14 Plaintiff, v. ACTS REVIVAL CENTER, Defendant. 15 ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Case No.: 13-CV-01542-LHK ORDER REGARDING EX PARTE COMMUNICATIONS 16 On September 29, 2014, Leila Sockolov sent the attached e-mail to Courtroom Deputy 17 Stacy Sakamoto requesting that the Court advise as to whether the parties in this case may agree 18 amongst themselves to take a deposition after the existing discovery cutoff date, or whether they 19 needed an order from the Court to do so. This is an ex parte communication with the Court. It is 20 prohibited by Civil Local Rule 11-4(c) and will be disregarded as such. 21 The only e-mail communications that the parties are allowed to have with the Courtroom 22 Deputy are non-substantive scheduling communications and must include opposing counsel. All 23 substantive issues must be discussed in filings. 24 IT IS SO ORDERED. 25 26 Dated: September 29, 2014 _________________________________ LUCY H. KOH United States District Judge 27 28 1 Case No.: 13-CV-01542-LHK ORDER REGARDING EX PARTE COMMUNICATIONS http://09canmail01w.uscmail.dcn/mail/cand/crdlhk.nsf/($Inbox)/A2C1... From: Leila Sockolov <lsockolov@gmail.com> To: lhkcrd@cand.uscourts.gov Date: Monday, September 29, 2014 02:54PM Subject: Calendaring question - CV 13-1542 LHK History: This message has been forwarded. Dear Ms. Sakamoto: Our office represents defendant Acts Revival Center in the matter United States of America v. Acts Revival Center. We have a discovery cut-off of October 31. I am wondering if the parties can simply agree between themselves to take a deposition past this date or do we need an order from Judge Koh to do this? Thank you, -Leila Sockolov Von Till & Associates 152 Anza Street, Suite 200 | Fremont, CA 94539 TEL 510.490.1100 CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This message may contain information that is attorney-client privileged, attorney work product or otherwise confidential. If you are not an intended recipient, use and disclosure of this message are prohibited. If you receive this transmission in error, please notify the sender by reply email and delete this message and any attachments. 1 of 1 9/29/2014 6:05 PM

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