United States District Court, W.D. Washington, Seattle
THIRD AMENDED ORDER SETTING TRIAL DATE & RELATED
S. Lasnik, United States District Judge
March 5, 2018
All motions in limine must be filed by and noted on
the motion calendar no earlier than the second Friday
thereafter. Replies will be accepted.
February 5, 2018
Agreed pretrial order due
February 21, 2018
Pretrial conference to be scheduled by the Court
Trial briefs, proposed voir dire questions, proposed
jury instructions, and trial exhibits due
February 28, 2018
Length of Trial: 2-3 days
dates are set by the Court after reviewing the Stipulated
Motion for Continuance of Trial Date submitted by the
parties. All other dates are specified in the Local Civil
Rules. If any of the dates identified in this Order or the
Local Civil Rules fall on a weekend or federal holiday, the
act or event shall be performed on the next business day.
These are firm dates that can be THIRD AMENDED ORDER SETTING
TRIAL DATE & RELATED changed only by order of the Court,
not by agreement of counsel or the parties. The Court will
alter these dates only upon good cause shown; failure to
complete discovery within the time allowed is not recognized
as good cause.
trial date assigned to this matter creates an irreconcilable
conflict, counsel must notify Teri Roberts, the judicial
assistant, at 206-370-8810 within 10 days of the date of this
Order and must set forth the exact nature of the conflict. A
failure to do so will be deemed a waiver. Counsel must be
prepared to begin trial on the date scheduled, but it should
be understood that the trial may have to await the completion
of other cases.
settlement conference conducted between the close of
discovery and the filing of dispositive motions requires a
face-to-face meeting or a telephone conference between
persons with authority to settle the case. The settlement
conference does not have to involve a third-party neutral.
TO ELECTRONIC FILING PROCEDURES AND LOCAL RULES
and procedures for electronic filing can be found on the
Western District of Washington's website at
www.wawd.uscourts.gov. Pro se litigants may
file either electronically or in paper form. The following
alterations to the Electronic Filing Procedures apply in all
cases pending before Judge Lasnik:
Alteration to LCR 10(e)(9) - Effective July 1, 2014, the
Western District of Washington will no longer accept courtesy
copies in 3-ring binders. All courtesy copies must be 3-hole
punched, tabbed, and bound by rubber bands or clips. If any
courtesy copies are delivered to the intake desk or chambers
in 3-ring binders, the binders will be returned immediately.
This policy does NOT apply to the submission of trial
Alteration to Section III, Paragraph M of the Electronic
Filing Procedures - Unless the proposed order is stipulated,
agreed, or otherwise uncontested, the parties need not e-mail
a copy of the order to the judge's e-mail address.
Pursuant to LCR 10(e)(10), all references in the parties'
filings to exhibits should be as specific as possible
(i.e., the reference should cite the specific page
numbers, paragraphs, line numbers, etc.). All exhibits must
be marked to designate testimony or evidence referred to in
the parties' filings. Filings that do not comply with LCR
10(e) may be rejected and/or returned to the filing party,
particularly if a party submits lengthy deposition testimony
without highlighting or other required markings.
Alteration to LCR 7(d)(4) - Any motion in limine
must be filed by the date set forth above and noted on the
motion calendar no earlier than the second Friday thereafter.
Any response is due on or before the Wednesday before the
noting date. Parties may file and serve reply memoranda, not
to exceed nine pages in length, on or before the noting date.
to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 5.2 and LCR 5.2, parties
must redact the following information from documents and