Western Sugar Cooperative, The v. Aventine Renewable Energy, Inc.

Filing 34

MINUTE ORDER granting 33 Joint Motion to Amend Scheduling Order, by Magistrate Judge Michael E. Hegarty on 11/27/2015. Discovery due by 4/19/2016. Dispositive Motions due by 5/13/2016. Final Pretrial Conference set for 5/16/2016 is VACATED and RESCHEDULED to 7/14/2016 09:45 AM in Courtroom A 501 before Magistrate Judge Michael E. Hegarty. (slibi, )

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO Civil Action No. 15-cv-00415-MEH THE WESTERN SUGAR COOPERATIVE, Plaintiff, v. PACIFIC ETHANOL PEKIN, INC., f/k/a/ Aventine Renewable Energy, Inc. Defendant. ______________________________________________________________________________ MINUTE ORDER ______________________________________________________________________________ Entered by Michael E. Hegarty, United States Magistrate Judge, on November 27, 2015. For good cause shown, the Joint Motion to Amend Scheduling Order [filed November 25, 2015; docket #33] is granted. Paragraph 9 of the Scheduling Order shall be modified as follows: b. The discovery cut-off is April 19, 2016. c. The deadline for filing dispositive motions is May 13, 2016. d. The parties shall designate all experts and provide expert disclosures consistent with Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(a)(2) on or before January 25, 2016. The parties shall designate all rebuttal experts and provide rebuttal expert disclosures on or before March 14, 2016. f. The deadline for serving written interrogatories and requests for production is February 12, 2016. The Court will grant no further extensions of these deadlines absent a showing of exceptional cause. In addition, the Final Pretrial Conference currently scheduled in this case for May 16, 2016 is vacated and rescheduled to July 14, 2016, at 9:45 a.m. in Courtroom A501 on the fifth floor of the Alfred A. Arraj United States Courthouse, 901 19th Street, Denver, Colorado. The parties shall submit their proposed pretrial order, pursuant to District of Colorado Electronic Case Filing (“ECF”) Procedures V.L. no later than five (5) business days prior to the pretrial conference. The proposed pretrial order to be submitted to the Magistrate Judge under the ECF Procedures must be submitted in a useable format (i.e., WordPerfect or Word only) and shall be emailed to the Magistrate Judge at Hegarty_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 in richtext format from the forms section of the court’s website at http://www.cod.uscourts.gov/Forms.aspx. Instructions for downloading in richtext format are posted in the forms section of the website. All out-of-state counsel shall comply with D.C. Colo. LAttyR 3 prior to the pretrial conference. The parties are further advised that they shall not assume that the court will grant the relief requested in any motion. Failure to appear at a court-ordered conference or to comply with a courtordered deadline which has not been vacated by court order may result in the imposition of sanctions. Please remember that anyone seeking entry into the Alfred A. Arraj United States Courthouse will be required to show a valid photo identification. See D.C. Colo. LCivR 83.2(b). 2

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