Burke v. Alta Colleges, Inc.
MINUTE ORDER granting 107 Motion to Modify Scheduling Order for Good Cause to Extend Discovery Deadline to Allow Pre Filing Conference Concerning Plaintiff's Motion to Compel and for SanctionsPursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 37 for Withholding R elevant Evidence and Plaintiff's Motion for Sanctions for Failure to Comply with Fed. R. Civ. P. 30(b)(6). Discovery due by 9/23/2013. Dispositive Motions due by 11/14/2013. Proposed Pretrial Order due by 2/20/2014. Final Pretrial Conference set for 2/27/2014 10:30 AM before Magistrate Judge Kristen L. Mix by Magistrate Judge Kristen L. Mix on 08/15/13.(jjhsl, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO
Civil Action Nos.
SCOTT BURKE, on behalf of himself and others similarly situated, and
ANTONIO COOK, on behalf of himself and others similarly situated,
ALTA COLLEGES, INC., d/b/a/ Westwood College, a Delaware corporation,
ENTERED BY MAGISTRATE JUDGE KRISTEN L. MIX
This matter is before the Court on Plaintiff Scott Burke’s1 Unopposed Motion to
Modify Scheduling Order for Good Cause to Extend Discovery Deadline to Allow Pre
Filing Conference Concerning Plaintiff’s Motion to Compel and for Sanctions
Pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 37 for Withholding Relevant Evidence and Plaintiff’s
Motion for Sanctions for Failure to Comply with Fed. R. Civ. P. 30(b)(6) [Docket No.
107; Filed August 7, 2013] (the “Motion”). In the Motion, Plaintiff Scott Burke requests that
the discovery deadline be extended to September 23, 2013 and that the dispositive motions
deadline be extended to November 14, 2013. Motion [#107] at 1. In the Motion, Plaintiff
Scott Burke notes that he seeks extensions of the deadlines “solely for the purpose of filing”
a motion to compel and a motion for sanctions. Id. The Court also notes that the Final
Pretrial Conference is set for November 18, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Motion [#107] is GRANTED in part. Parties
must follow my procedures regarding discovery disputes, which do not permit the filing of
motions to compel without permission. Hence, the discovery deadline is extended to allow
the parties to follow my discovery dispute procedures only. The Scheduling Order entered
on January 11, 2013 [#72] and amended on June 25, 2013 [#96], is further modified to
extend the following deadlines:
September 23, 2013
The Motion was filed only on behalf of Plaintiff Scott Burke.
Dispositive Motions Deadline
November 14, 2013
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Final Pretrial Conference set for November 18,
2013 at 10:00 a.m. is VACATED and RESET to February 27, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. in
Courtroom C-204, Second Floor, Byron G. Rogers United States Courthouse, 1929 Stout
Street, Denver, Colorado.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the proposed pretrial order shall be submitted on
or before February 20, 2014. The proposed pretrial order to be submitted to the
Magistrate Judge under the ECF Procedures may be submitted in WordPerfect or pdf
format and shall be emailed to the Magistrate Judge at Mix_Chambers@cod.uscourts.gov.
Attorneys and/or pro se parties not participating in ECF shall submit their proposed
pretrial order on paper to the Clerk’s Office. However, if any party in this case is
participating in ECF, it is the responsibility of that party to submit the proposed pretrial order
pursuant to the District of Colorado ECF Procedures.
The parties shall prepare the proposed pretrial order in accordance with the
form which may be downloaded from the Forms section of the court’s website at
Dated: August 15, 2013
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