JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. v. SFR Investments Pool 1, LLC et al

Filing 62

ORDER that 61 Stipulation to Stay Discovery is DENIED without prejudice. Signed by Magistrate Judge Nancy J. Koppe on 11/17/2017. (Copies have been distributed pursuant to the NEF - MMM)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 8 DISTRICT OF NEVADA 9 10 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., 11 Plaintiff(s), 12 v. 13 SFR INVESTMENTS POOL 1, LLC, et al., 14 Defendant(s). 15 ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Case No. 2:17-cv-00326-JCM-NJK ORDER (Docket No. 61) 16 Pending before the Court is a stipulation to stay discovery pending resolution of two motions to 17 dismiss. Docket No. 61. The parties indicate that it is in the interest of efficiency to stay discovery. See 18 id. at 2 (citing Fed. R. Civ. P. 1). The parties fail to explain, however, how a stay of discovery would 19 be efficient at this stage given that discovery is set to close in less than a month. See Docket No. 30 20 (scheduling order entered on August 1, 2017, setting discovery cutoff of December 11, 2017). 21 Accordingly, the stipulation is DENIED without prejudice to a renewed request to stay discovery 22 explaining why a stay is appropriate at this late juncture. Any such request must also identify with 23 particularity the discovery conducted to date. Cf. Local Rule 26-4(a). 24 IT IS SO ORDERED. 25 DATED: November 17, 2017 26 27 28 ______________________________________ NANCY J. KOPPE United States Magistrate Judge

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