USA, et al v. State of Washington, et al
ORDER REGARDING SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE by Hon. Brian A Tsuchida. Settlement Conference set for 9/7/2017 at 09:45 AM in Courtroom 12A before Hon. Brian A Tsuchida. (In re: 89-312)(KMP) (Main Document 21554 replaced on 8/25/2017) (AE).
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON
8 SKOKOMISH INDIAN TRIBE,
Case No. 89-312 RSM-DWC
11 GOLD COAST OYSTER, LLC, et al.,
This case has been referred for a settlement conference before the Honorable BRIAN A.
14 TSUCHIDA, United States Magistrate Judge. All parties and their counsel are hereby
15 DIRECTED to appear on: September 7, 2017, 9:45 am
United States District Courthouse
700 Stewart St. 12th floor - Courtroom 12A
Seattle, WA 98101
WHO MUST BE PRESENT
Each attorney who will try the case must be physically present, accompanied by the client
20 or a representative with full authority to resolve the case. If there are individuals whose presence
21 are required to resolve the case, please arrange for their attendance. Failure to produce the
22 appropriate persons at the settlement or the failure to participate in good faith may result in an
23 award of costs and attorney fees incurred by the other parties regarding the conference, or other
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1 sanctions against the non-complying party or counsel.
Each party shall:
Exchange settlement briefs no more than 8 pages in length that set forth the issues
5 to resolve, and current status of settlement by September 1, 2017, 4:00 pm. Do not file your
6 briefs. A copy should be emailed to Judge Tsuchida at Agalelei_elkington@wawd.uscourts.gov.
Email a separate confidential settlement memo no more than 5 pages to Judge
8 Tsuchida, only, at Agalelei_elkington@wawd.uscourts.gov by 4:00 pm, September 4, 2017.
9 These memos are confidential; do not file them with the Clerk’s Office or serve them on
10 opposing counsel. These memos shall set forth a settlement proposal, and what barriers, if any,
11 there are to achieving a settlement.
The Court expects all participants to be prepared, open-minded, frank, and sincerely
14 interested in settlement. The Court expects the parties to address each other with courtesy and
15 respect. To encourage an open discussion, the Court orders all matters communicated in
16 connection with this judicial settlement are confidential and cannot be used for any other
DATED this 24th day of August, 2017.
BRIAN A. TSUCHIDA
United States Magistrate Judge
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