Clemons v. Brandt, et al.

Filing 61

ORDER granting 60 Stipulation; Proposed Joint Pretrial Order due by 5/1/2022. Signed by Magistrate Judge Brenda Weksler on 1/6/2022. (Copies have been distributed pursuant to the NEF - HAM)

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Case 2:19-cv-00248-RFB-BNW Document 60 Filed 01/05/22 Page 1 of 2 61 01/06/22 1 CHRISTOPHER CHIOU Acting United States Attorney 2 District of Nevada Nevada Bar No. 14853 3 BRIANNA SMITH 4 Assistant United States Attorney Nevada Bar No. 11795 5 ALLISON REPPOND Assistant United States Attorney 6 501 Las Vegas Blvd. So., Suite 1100 Las Vegas, Nevada 89101 7 (702) 388-6336 8 9 Attorneys for the United States 10 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF NEVADA 11 12 13 Julie A. Clemons, Plaintiff, 14 15 16 17 18 Case No. 2:19-cv-00248-RFB-BNW Stipulation and Order to Extend Pretrial Order Deadline (Ninth Request) v. United States of America, Defendant. Pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 6 and the LR IA 6-1 and LR 26-4, the 19 parties respectfully request that the Court approve this stipulation to extend the joint pretrial 20 order deadline by 90 days. This is the parties’ ninth request for an extension of the 21 scheduling order deadlines but is only seeking to extend the deadline for the pretrial order 22 due to extenuating circumstances. 23 The history of the previous extensions are laid out in the prior discovery stipulations. 24 The parties acknowledge that this Court has previously granted multiple extensions, and 25 that the Court indicated that no further extensions would be permitted. However, recently 26 the lead attorney for Defendant has left the Nevada USAO and another AUSA in the Civil 27 Division has recently retired. The cases for both of these newly departed AUSAs were 28 reassigned to few attorneys and there is no hiring authorized for an indeterminate period of Case 2:19-cv-00248-RFB-BNW Document 60 Filed 01/05/22 Page 2 of 2 61 01/06/22 1 time. In addition to this case, the undersigned is getting up to speed on other matters, some 2 more pressing than others. The parties seek this final extension to accommodate the staffing 3 issue within the Nevada USAO and believes the 90-day extension will assist newly assigned 4 AUSAs to get up to speed in this case to prepare for trial and in alleviate some of the current 5 backlog. 6 The parties, therefore, agree to the following modification of the scheduling order, 7 and respectfully propose that the pretrial deadline of January 31, 2022, be extended 90 days 8 to May 1, 2022. 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Respectfully submitted this 5th day of January 2022. /s/ Brianna Smith___________________ Brianna Smith Assistant United States Attorney United States Attorney’s Office 501 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Suite 1100 Las Vegas, Nevada 89103 Tele: (702) 388-6336 /s/ Srilata Shah Srilata Shah Paul Padda Law 4560 South Decatur Blvd., Suite 300 Las Vegas, Nevada 89103 Tele: (702) 366-1888 Attorney for Plaintiff Attorney for Defendant 16 17 IT IS SO ORDERED: 18 19 20 21 ______________________________________ UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE DATED: __________________ 22 23 24 25 ORDER IT IS ORDERED that ECF No. 60 is GRANTED. Parties are advised that this will be the final extension, and no further extensions will be granted. IT IS SO ORDERED 26 27 DATED: 4:56 pm, January 06, 2022 BRENDA WEKSLER UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 28 2 of 2

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