Whiteman v. Wardlaw Consulting Services, Inc. et al

Western District of Texas, txwd-6:2016-cv-00312

PHASE ONE SCHEDULING ORDER: Motions due by 12/20/2016. Signed by Judge Robert Pitman.

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Case 6: 16-cv-00312-RP-JCM Document 11 Filed 11/29/16 Page 1 of 2 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS WACO DIVISION TIMOTHY D. WHITEMAN, individually, and on behalf of others similarly situated, CIVIL ACTION NO. 6: 16-cy-312 Plaintiffs, အ တ အ အ အ အ အ အ အ အ အ အ အ WARDLAW CONSULTING SERVICES, INC., WILLIAM F. WARDLAW, MICHAEL N. WARDLAW and REBECCA W. MEADOWS, Collective Action under 29 U. S. C. E 216 (5) Defendants. PHASE ONE SCHEDULING ORDER The Court will allow this matter to proceed in two phases, Phase One will be the Court's consideration of Plaintiffs' Motion for Notice and Conditional Certification (" Plaintiffs' Motion "), or the entry of a stipulation where the Parties agree to notice. The deadlines will be as follows: Plaintiff's Motion is due on December 20, 2016. 2. Defendants' Response is due on January 16, 2017. arv Subsequent replies and sur-replies will be due pursuant to the Local Rules for the United States District Courts for the Western District of Texas. Phase Two will involve the merits of the claims and defenses, during wlhich the parties will engage in full discovery regarding such claims and defenses. Phase Two will begin at the conclusion of the opt-in period or the day the Court denies Plaintiff's Motion by written order. The Parties shall meet and confer within 30 days after Phase Two begins for the purpose of Whiteman v. Wardlaw Consulting Services, Inc. et al./Phase One Scheduling Order 3 Case 6: 16-cy-00312-RP-JCM. Document 11 Filed 11/29/16 Page 2 of 2 conducting a second Rule 16 conference. The Parties shall then file, within 14 days of the second Rule 16 meeting, a proposed scheduling order pursuant to the Court's proposed scheduling order form. So ORDERED this 29 day of Yombes 2 2016. PRAhme ROBERT PITMAN UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE Whiteman v. Wardlaw Consulting Services, Inc. et al./Phase One Scheduling Order I