Electrical Industry Service Bureau, Inc., et al v. J Copello International Corp. D/b/a Copello Electric Co.

Northern District of California, cand-4:2015-cv-01946

ORDER DENYING {{30}} Request to Appear Telephonically At Case Management Conference and Instructions to Counsel. Signed by Judge Jeffrey S. White on 1/5/16. Modified on 1/5/2016

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1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 6 7 ELECTRICAL INDUSTRY SERVICE Case No. 15-cv-01946-JSW BUREAU, INC, et al., 8 Plaintiffs, ORDER DENYING MOTION FOR 9 LEAVE TO APPEAR BY TELEPHONE v. AT CASE MANAGEMENT 10 CONFERENCE AND INSTRUCTIONS J COPELLO INTERNATIONAL CORP. TO COUNSEL 11 D/B/A COPELLO ELECTRIC CO., Re: Dkt. No. 30 Defendant. 12 Northern District of California United States District Court 13 The Court DENIES the request of Defendant J. Copello International Corp. for leave to 14 appear telephonically at the January 8, 2016 case management conference. All parties must 15 appear in person through lead counsel with authority to enter into stipulations, to make 16 admissions, and to agree to further scheduling dates. The Court finds that Defendant has not 17 shown good cause to be excused from this requirement. Additionally, the Court admonishes 18 Defendant for e-filing this request as an additional "case management statement," rather than as a 19 stipulation and proposed order or as a motion under this Court's rules. Counsel is reminded that 20 parties requesting administrative or procedural relief from the Court must submit a signed 21 stipulation and proposed order, or, if stipulation is not possible, a Motion for Administrative 22 Relief, as contemplated by Civil Local Rule 7-11. Civil Standing Orders, ¶ 4. 23 The joint case management statement does not set forth Defendant's position regarding 24 settlement and ADR. Counsel should familiarize themselves with this Court's ADR Local Rules 25 and, at the case management conference, the parties shall be prepared to discuss "[p]rospects for 26 settlement, ADR efforts to date, and a specific ADR plan for the case, including compliance with 27 ADR L.R. 3-5 and a description of key discovery or motions necessary to position the parties to 28 negotiate a resolution." Standing Order for All Judges of the Northern District of California, ¶ 12. 1 At the case c manageement conferrence, the paarties shall allso be prepaared to discuss all other 2 issu ues set forth h in the Stand ding Order for f All Judgees of the Norrthern District of Califorrnia, 3 inccluding a plaan for proporrtional discov very consisttent with the December 11, 2015 amendments to 4 thee Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. P 5 IT IS SO S ORDER RED. 6 Daated: January y 5, 2016 7 8 JE EFFREY S. W WHITE 9 Unnited States D District Judgge 10 11 12 Northern District of California United States District Court 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2