The opinion of the court was delivered by: Patty Shwartz United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER ON INFORMAL APPLICATION & AMENDED PRETRIAL SCHEDULING ORDER
This matter having come before the Court by way of letter dated July 18, 2011, regarding the plaintiff's request to extend the deadline to respond to interrogatories and document demands because more time is need to produce documents; and the Court being advised that the defendants consent to this request; and this extension having no impact on other deadlines; and for good cause shown,
IT IS ON THIS 19TH day of July, 2011
ORDERED that the request to extend the deadline to respond to interrogatories and document demands is granted as set forth herein;
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED THAT
1. There shall be a telephone status conference before the Undersigned on November 9, 2011 at 9:30 a.m. Plaintiff shall initiate the telephone call.
2. a. There will be a settlement conference before the Undersigned on September 13, 2011 at 1:30 p.m.
b. Trial counsel and clients with full settlement authority are required to appear at the conference and they shall confirm their availability to appear on the date of the conference by filing a letter no later than September 6, 2011. Absent exceptional, unforeseen personal circumstances, the confirmed settlement conference will not be adjourned.
c. If the trial counsel and client with full settlement authority do not appear, the settlement conference may be cancelled or rescheduled and the noncompliant party and/or attorney may be sanctioned, which may include an assessment of the costs and expenses incurred by those parties who appeared as directed.
3. The final pretrial conference shall be conducted pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 16(d) on March 6, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. The Final Pretrial Conference will occur even if there are dispositive motions pending. The Court will adjourn the Final Pretrial conference only if the requesting party makes a compelling showing that manifest injustice would otherwise result absent adjournment.
II. DISCOVERY AND MOTION PRACTICE
4. a. Fed. R. Civ. P. 26 disclosures are to be exchanged on or before completed.
b. No later than deadline passed, the parties shall submit a proposed discovery confidentiality order and certification as ...