O'Sullivan v. Geico Casualty Company

Filing 10

ORDER SETTING SCHEDULING/PLANNING CONFERENCE Scheduling Conference set for 10/8/2015 10:00 AM in Courtroom A 502 before Magistrate Judge Michael J. Watanabe. Counsel shall forthwith comply with the First and Final Notice to Attorney(s) in Removed, Transferred or Other Cases (Docket No. 2) entered on August 25, 2015. By Magistrate Judge Michael J. Watanabe on 8/27/2015. (emill)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO Civil Action No. 15-cv-01838-WJM-MJW DONALD O’SULLIVAN, Plaintiff, v. GEICO CASUALTY COMPANY, a Maryland insurance company, Defendant. ORDER SETTING SCHEDULING/PLANNING CONFERENCE Entered by U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael J. Watanabe The above-captioned case has been referred to Magistrate Judge Michael J. Watanabe pursuant to the Order Referring Case, entered by Judge William J. Martinez on August 27, 2015 (Docket No. 9). IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that a Scheduling/Planning Conference pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 16(b) shall be held on: October 8, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. in Courtroom A-502, Fifth Floor, Alfred A. Arraj U.S. Courthouse, 901 19th Street, Denver, Colorado 80294 If this date is not convenient for any counsel/pro se party, he/she should confer with opposing counsel/pro se party and file a motion to reschedule the conference to a more convenient date. Absent exceptional circumstances, no request for rescheduling any appearance in this court will be entertained unless a motion is filed no less than FIVE (5) business days in advance of the date of appearance. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that counsel/pro se parties in this case shall hold a pre-scheduling conference meeting and prepare a proposed Scheduling Order in accordance with Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(f) and D.C.COLO.LCivR 16.1 and 26.1(a) on or before 21 days prior to scheduling conference. Pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(d) no discovery shall be sought until after the pre-scheduling conference meeting. No later than five (5) business days prior to the Scheduling/Planning Conference, counsel/pro se parties shall file their proposed Scheduling Order (in PDF) in compliance with the ECF Filing Procedures. In addition, on or before fourteen (14) days after the pre-scheduling conference meeting, the parties shall comply with the mandatory disclosure requirements of Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(a)(1). Counsel/pro se parties shall prepare the proposed Scheduling Order as provided in D.C.COLO.LCivR 16.1 in accordance with the form and instructions which may be found through the links in D.C.COLO.LCivR 16.2 and 26.1(a). Parties who are unrepresented and do not have access to the internet may visit the Clerk’s Office in Alfred A. Arraj U.S. Courthouse, 901 19th Street, Room A-105, Denver, Colorado. (The Clerk’s Office telephone number is (303) 844-3433.) Scheduling Orders prepared by parties not represented by counsel, or without access to ECF, shall be submitted on paper. All out-of-state counsel shall comply with D.C.COLO.LAttyR 3(a) prior to the Scheduling/Planning Conference. It is the responsibility of counsel to notice the court of their entry of appearance, notice of withdrawal, or notice of change of counsel’s address, e-mail address, or telephone number by complying with the ECF Procedures and filing the appropriate motion or document with the court. Please remember that everyone seeking entry into the Alfred A. Arraj United States Courthouse will be required to show valid photo identification and be subject to security procedures. See D.C.COLO.LCivR 83.2. Failure to comply with the identification requirement and security procedures will result in denial of entry into the Alfred A. Arraj United States Courthouse. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Clerk shall email a copy of this Order to plaintiff’s counsel, chad@andersonhemmat.com; ethan@andersonhemmat.com, and jason@andersonhemmat.com. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that counsel shall forthwith comply with the First and Final Notice to Attorney(s) in Removed, Transferred or Other Cases (Docket No. 2) entered on August 25, 2015. DONE AND SIGNED THIS 27th DAY OF AUGUST, 2015. BY THE COURT: s/Michael J. Watanabe _____________________________ MICHAEL J. WATANABE United States Magistrate Judge

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