Central Freight Lines, Inc. v. Amazon Fulfillment Services, Inc., et al
ORDER re Plaintiff's 98 MOTION to Compel DEFENDANT TO PRODUCE AUDIT RESULTS AND RESPOND TO DISCOVERY. The court ORDERS the parties to appear at a telephonic hearing on the motion on Monday, April 30, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. The court DIRECTS Amazon to respond to the motion. Central Freightmay, but is not required to, file a reply brief no later than the noting date. Signed by Judge James L. Robart. (TH)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON
CENTRAL FREIGHT LINES, INC.,
CASE NO. C17-0814JLR
SERVICES, INC., et al.,
On April 10, 2018, Plaintiff Central Freight Lines, Inc. (“Central Freight”) filed a
motion to compel certain discovery from Defendant Amazon Fulfillment Services, Inc.
(“Amazon”). (MTC (Dkt. # 98).) The court admonishes Central Freight and its counsel
for filing the motion in contravention of the court’s scheduling order, which requires a
party to request a conference with the court before moving for an order related to
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discovery.1 (Sched. Order (Dkt. # 53) at 2.) The court expects the parties and their
counsel to comply with all court orders and applicable rules; future violations will result
in appropriate sanctions. Nevertheless, the court will consider Central Freight’s motion.
Accordingly, the court ORDERS the parties to appear at a telephonic hearing on the
motion on Monday, April 30, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. The Courtroom Deputy will contact
the parties with information about participating in the hearing. The court DIRECTS
Amazon to respond to the motion subject to the Local Rules for the Western District of
Washington. See Local Rules W.D. Wash. LCR 7(b)(2); id. LCR 7(d). Central Freight
may, but is not required to, file a reply brief no later than the noting date. See id. LCR
7(b)(3); id. LCR 7(d).
Dated this 11th day of April, 2018.
JAMES L. ROBART
United States District Judge
The court further notes that the footer on the first page of Central Freight’s motion
references “Lane Powell PC” and provides the contact information for that law firm. (See id. at
1.) However, no attorney from Lane Powell has appeared in this case. (See Dkt.) The court
expects counsel to file pleadings that accurately reflect the attorneys and law firms representing
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