United States District Court, W.D. Washington, Seattle
JAMES F. RIGBY, Chapter 7 Trustee of Michael R. Mastro, Plaintiff,
MICHAEL J. CORLISS, ET AL., Defendants.
ORDER REGARDING JOINT STATUS REPORT
S. Lasnik United States District Judge.
parties are directed to confer and provide the Court with a
Joint Status Report (the “Report”) by August 30,
2017. This conference shall be by direct and
personal communication, whether that be a face-to-face
meeting or a telephonic conference. The Report will be used
in setting a schedule for the prompt completion of the case,
and the parties are reminded of their obligation to cooperate
to secure the just, speedy, and inexpensive resolution of
this case. FRCP 1. The Report must contain the following
information by corresponding paragraph numbers:
statement of the nature and complexity of the issues
remaining in the case.
subjects, timing, and potential phasing of any necessary
discovery, and how the parties intend to manage discovery to
promote the expeditious and inexpensive resolution of the
case, specifically including consideration of the items set
forth in LCR 26(f)(1)(D).
Agreements or issues related to the preservation of
discoverable information and the scope of the preservation
Whether the case will involve Electronically Stored
Information (“ESI”), how the parties intend to
preserve and produce ESI, and whether the parties agree to
adopt this district's Model Agreement Regarding Discovery
Whether the case will involve unique or extensive claims of
privilege or work product protection. If documents responsive
to a discovery request are withheld on a claim of privilege
or other protection from disclosure, a privilege log must be
produced within the time frames established for discovery
responses. Simply asserting an objection on the ground of
privilege or noting that privileged documents have been
withheld is not sufficient.
Procedures for handling the inadvertent disclosure of
changes, if any, should be made to the limitations on
date discovery can be completed.
Suggestions for the prompt and efficient resolution of the
case, such as the phasing of motions to resolve dispositive
issues or the bifurcation of liability and damage issues.
Whether the parties intend to participate in an alternative
dispute resolution process beyond the required settlement
conference, such as mediation or the individualized trial
program set forth in LCR 39.2.
month the case will be ready for trial. Identify any
calendaring conflicts that should be ...