Bailey v. Unum Life Insurance Company of America

Northern District of California, cand-4:2015-cv-03612

ORDER by Judge Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. Granting {{18}} Stipulation To Continue Case Management Conference and Release Deadlines.

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1 RIMAC MARTIN, P.C. Anna M. Martin – CSBN 154279 2 amartin@rimacmartin.com 1051 Divisadero Street 3 San Francisco, CA 94115 4 Telephone: 415.561-8440 Facsimile: 415.561-8430 5 Attorneys for Defendant 6 UNUM LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY 7 OF AMERICA 8 Emily A. Bolt (State Bar No. 253109) Brian H. Kim (State Bar No. 215492) 9 James P. Keenley (State Bar No. 253106) 10 BOLT KEENLEY KIM LLP 1010 Grayson Street, Suite Three 11 Berkeley, California 94710 12 Phone: (510) 225-0696 Fax: (510) 225-1095 13 Attorneys for Plaintiff 14 JOLENE BAILEY 15 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 16 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 17 18 JOLENE BAILEY,) Case No.: 3:15-cv-03612 HSG 19) Plaintiff,) JOINT STIPULATION TO CONTINUE 20) CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE v.) AND RELEATED DEADLINES AND 21) PROPOSED ORDER 22 UNUM LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY OF) AMERICA,) Judge: Hon. Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. 23) 24 Defendant.) 25 26 JOINT STIPULATION 27 It is hereby stipulated by and between the parties, through their attorneys of record, that 28 the Court continue the February 9, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. to February 19, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. and the Case No.: 3:15-cv-03612 HSG 1 JOINT CASE MANAGEMENT STATEMENT 1 January 26, 2016 joint letter filing deadline to February 9, 2016 as the parties are scheduled for 2 private mediation on January 27, 2016. 3 By way of background, the Court issued a November 10, 2015 minute order which stated 4 as follows: 5 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Hon. Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr.: Case 6 Management Conference held on 11/10/2015. . . . . Plaintiff Attorney Brian Kim. 7 Defendant Attorney William Reilly. Matter is continued to February 9, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Parties are directed to meet and confer regarding the standard of review 8 and scope of discovery and file a joint letter brief (5-10 pages in length) regarding any unresolved disputes by January 26, 2016. 9 10 The parties are scheduled to complete private mediation with Arnold Levinson on 11 January 27, 2016, the only date that was available for all of the parties. 12 Good cause exists to continue the February 9, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Case Management 13 Conference and the January 26, 2016 joint letter brief filing deadline as it is possible that the case 14 will resolve at the mediation. If the case resolves at mediation, then there will be no need to 15 prepare the joint letter or appear at a Case Management Conference, allowing the parties to avoid 16 unnecessarily incurring attorney fees and the Court's resources. However, if the case does not 17 resolve at mediation, the proposed continuance will give the parties sufficient time and 18 opportunity to meaningfully meet and confer and prepare a joint letter brief that will sufficiently 19 inform the Court on unresolved disputes regarding the standard of review and the scope of 20 discovery. 21 IT IS SO STIPULATED. 22 23 Dated: January 19, 2016 BOLT KEENLEY KIM LLP 24 25 By: /s/ Emily Bolt 26 Emily Bolt Attorneys for Plaintiff 27 28 Case No.: 3:15-cv-03612 HSG 2 JOINT CASE MANAGEMENT STATEMENT Dated: January 19, 2016 RIMAC MARTIN 1 2 3 By: /s/ Anna Martin Anna Martin 4 Attorneys for Defendant 5 6 7 8 ORDER 9 10 Having reviewed the stipulation of the parties and good cause showing, the Court hereby 11 GRANTS the parties' stipulation, and ORDERS that the the Case Management Conference 12 currently scheduled for February 9, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. be continued to February 23, 2016 at 2:00 13 p.m., ORDERS the January 26, 2016 joint letter filing deadline be continued to February 9, 14 2016. 15 16 IT IS SO ORDERED. 17 18 _________________________________________ 19 Hon. Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. 20 United States District Court Judge Northern District of California 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Case No.: 3:15-cv-03612 HSG 3 JOINT CASE MANAGEMENT STATEMENT