Schniedwind v. American Family Mutual Insurance Company
ORDER Setting Case for Trial. Jury Trial set for 2/1/2016 08:00 AM before Judge Philip A. Brimmer. Trial Preparation Conference set for 1/15/2016 at 02:30 PM before Judge Philip A. Brimmer. Signed by Judge Philip A. Brimmer on 10/02/15. (jhawk, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO
Judge Philip A. Brimmer
Civil Action No. 14-cv-01734-PAB-NYW
AMERICAN FAMILY MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY,
ORDER SETTING CASE FOR TRIAL
This matter has been scheduled for a five-day jury trial on the docket of Judge
Philip A. Brimmer in the U.S. District Courthouse, Courtroom A701, 7th Floor, 901 19th
Street, Denver, Colorado, to commence on February 1, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. The Court
typically does not hold trial on Fridays.
A Trial Preparation Conference is set for January 15, 2016 at 2:30 p.m.
Counsel who will try the case shall attend in person.
In the absence of a previously-imposed deadline, all motions to exclude expert
testimony must be filed sixty days before the trial preparation conference.
Transcripts filed in support of objections to designations of deposition testimony
must include the portion of the transcript containing the testimony with the testimony
Fourteen days before the trial preparation conference, counsel and any pro se
party shall submit proposed jury instructions and verdict forms. The jury instructions
shall identify the source of the instruction and supporting authority, e.g. § 103, Fed. Jury
Practice, O’Malley, Grenig, and Lee (5th ed.). The parties shall submit their instructions
and verdict forms both via CM/ECF and by electronic mail to
firstname.lastname@example.org in Word Perfect format (Word Perfect 12 or a
later version) or Word format. Verdict forms shall be submitted in a separate file from
jury instructions. Within the jury instruction file, each jury instruction shall begin on a
Each instruction should be numbered (e.g., “Plaintiff’s Instruction No. 1”) for
purposes of making a record at the jury instruction conference. The parties shall
attempt to stipulate to the jury instructions, particularly “stock” instructions and verdict
In diversity cases where Colorado law applies, please submit instructions and
verdict forms that conform to CJI-Civ 4th.
Seven days before the trial preparation conference, the parties shall file via
CM/ECF (1) their proposed voir dire questions; (2) their witness lists; and (3) their
exhibit lists. Forms of the witness and exhibit lists are found at
http://www.cod.uscourts.gov/Judges/Judges.aspx. Please add at least ten additional
blank rows at the end of the exhibit list to accommodate any additional exhibits that
may be introduced at trial.
Two days after witness lists are filed, the parties shall file estimates of time
required for their cross-examination of the opposing party’s witnesses.
To the extent the deadlines and other provisions of this order conflict with this
Court’s Practice Standards, this order shall control.
The parties shall be prepared to address the f ollowing issues at the Trial
sequestration of witnesses;
timing of presentation of witnesses and evidence;
anticipated evidentiary issues;
any stipulations as to fact; and
any other issue affecting the duration or course of the trial.
DATED October 2, 2015.
BY THE COURT:
s/Philip A. Brimmer
PHILIP A. BRIMMER
United States District Judge
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