Zondo v. North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
ORDER cancelling settlement conference and adopting 35 Stipulation. The settlement conference on 11/08/2021 is cancelled. It shall be rescheduled upon request of the parties. Discovery due by 1/14/2022. Discovery Motions due by 1/14/2022. D iscovery Depositions of Expert Witnesses due by 3/14/2022. Plaintiff(s) Expert Witness Disclosures and Reports due by 1/14/2022. Defendant(s) Expert Witness Disclosures and Reports due by 2/14/2022. Dispositive Motions due by 5/2/2022. Final Pr etrial Conference REset for 1/10/2023 at 9:00 AM by telephone before Magistrate Judge Clare R. Hochhalter. Jury Trial REset for 1/23/2023 at 9:00 AM in Bismarck Courtroom 1 before Judge Daniel M. Traynor (5 days). By Magistrate Judge Clare R. Hochhalter (FPT and Jury trial previously set for 2/23/2022 and 3/08/2022) (BG)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF NORTH DAKOTA
North Dakota Department of
Corrections and Rehabilitation,
Case No. 1:19-cv-009
On October 1, 2021, the parties filed a Stipulation to Amend Scheduling/Discovery Plan and
Continue Final Pretrial Conference and Jury Trial. (Doc. No. 35). On October 7, 2021, the court
held a status conference with the parties. (Doc. No. 39). Pursuant to its discussion with the parties,
the court CANCELS the settlement conference set for November 8, 2021, with understanding that
it shall be rescheduled at a later date upon request from the parties. In addition, the court ADOPTS
the parties’ stipulation (Doc. No. 35). The pretrial deadlines shall be amended as follows:
The parties shall have until January 14, 2022, to complete fact discovery and to file
The parties shall provide the names of expert witnesses and complete reports
under Rule 26(a)(2) as follows:
Plaintiff will disclose the names of retained experts and reports by January
14, 2022; and
Defendant will disclose the names of retained experts and reports by
February 14, 2022.
Reports shall be served on other parties, but not filed with the Court.
The parties shall have until March 14, 2022, to complete discovery depositions
of expert witnesses.
The parties shall have until May 2, 2022, to file other dispositive motions (summary
judgment as to all or part of the case).
The final pretrial conference set for February 23, 2022, shall be rescheduled for January 10, 2023,
at 9:00 AM by telephone before the Magistrate Judge. To participate, the parties should call (877)
810-9415 and enter access code 8992581. The jury trial set for March 8, 2022, shall be rescheduled
for January 23, 2023, at 9:00 AM before Judge Traynor in Bismarck (courtroom #1). A five (5) day
trial is anticipated.
IT IS ORDERED.
Dated this 7th day of October, 2021.
/s/ Clare R. Hochhalter
Clare R. Hochhalter, Magistrate Judge
United States District Court
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