Milutinovic v. Moritz et al

Filing 40

MINUTE ORDER granting in part and denying in part dfts City of Seattle's and Officer Eugene Schubeck's 33 Motion for discovery sanctions; denying in part and striking in part plaintiff's 35 Motion to strike or renote; Five Day Ju ry Trial is set for 8/21/2017 before Judge Thomas S. Zilly. Discovery completed by 4/21/2017, Dispositive motions due by 5/25/2017, Motions in Limine due by 7/20/2017, Pretrial Order due by 7/31/2017, Pretrial Conference set for 8/11/2017 at 02:00 PM before Judge Thomas S. Zilly. Trial briefs to be submitted by 7/31/2017, Proposed voir dire/jury instructions due by 7/31/2017, by Judge Thomas S. Zilly.(RS)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON AT SEATTLE 7 8 ALEKSANDRA MILUTINOVIC, 9 10 11 12 Plaintiff, C16-365 TSZ v. CHRISTOPHER MORITZ, CITY OF SEATTLE, and EUGENE SCHUBECK, Defendants. 13 14 MINUTE ORDER The following Minute Order is made by direction of the Court, the Honorable Thomas S. Zilly, United States District Judge: 15 (1) Defendants City of Seattle’s and Officer Eugene Schubeck’s motion for 16 discovery sanctions, docket no. 33, is DENIED in part and GRANTED in part. The motion is denied as to the sanction of dismissal of plaintiff’s claims. The motion is 17 unopposed and granted as to the following requirements: 18 19 20 (a) Plaintiff shall properly and completely respond to all discovery requests propounded by City of Seattle and Officer Schubeck on or before March 10, 2017; and (b) Plaintiff shall submit to a deposition on or before March 31, 2017. The motion is also granted as to a 30-day continuance of the trial date and remaining 21 related deadlines. The motion did not request, and thus, the Court does not award, any attorney’s fees, costs, or monetary sanctions. 22 23 MINUTE ORDER - 1 1 2 (2) The new trial date and related dates and deadlines are as follows: JURY TRIAL DATE (5 days) August 21, 2017 Discovery completion deadline April 21, 2017 Dispositive motions filing deadline May 25, 2017 Motions in limine filing deadline July 20, 2017 Agreed pretrial order due July 31, 2017 8 Trial briefs, proposed voir dire questions, and jury instructions due July 31, 2017 9 Pretrial conference 3 4 5 6 7 August 11, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. 10 All other terms and conditions, and all dates and deadlines not inconsistent herewith, contained in the Minute Order Setting Trial Date and Related Dates, docket no. 18, shall 11 remain in full force and effect. (3) Plaintiff’s improperly-noted motion, docket no. 35, to strike or renote defendants’ motion for discovery sanctions is DENIED in part and STRICKEN in part as 13 moot. Plaintiff’s counsel is reminded that standalone motions to strike are not permitted. See Local Civil Rule 7(g). Plaintiff and plaintiff’s counsel are hereby ADVISED that 14 further failure to comply with the deadlines set by the Court or with the Court’s rulings can result in sanctions, which may include monetary penalties and dismissal of this 15 action. See Fed. R. Civ. P. 37(b)(2). 12 16 17 (4) record. The Clerk is directed to send a copy of this Minute Order to all counsel of Dated this 1st day of March, 2017. 18 William M. McCool Clerk 19 20 s/Karen Dews Deputy Clerk 21 22 23 MINUTE ORDER - 2

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