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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF IDAHO ) ) [plaintiffs], -EJL ) Case No. CV )vs. ) LITIGATION ORDER ) ) ) [defendants]. ) ) On [complaint filing date], [plaintiffs] filed the above-entitled action. THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED AS FOLLOWS: 1. [plaintiffs] shall serve this Order on all parties. 2. Within sixty-nine (69) days from the filing date of the Complaint, pursuant to Local Rule 16.1, the parties shall meet and determine: 1 A. A litigation plan ; B. If consenting to the jurisdiction of a magistrate judge is appropriate; an d 1 Attached is a Civil Case Litigation Outline which shall be used by the parties in determining their case litigation plan. The Court will expect the outline to be followed unle ss a showing by the parties is made that the case is highly complex in nature. LITIGATION ORDER - Page 1 03ORDERS\[document name].WPD <<<<<<<<<********>>>>>>>>>>>>> 2 C. If the case is suitable for an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) program 2 such as arbitration, mediation or judicial settlement conference. 3. On or before [lit filing date] 2003, the parties shall file with the court the Litigation Plan form and, if appropriate, the Consent to Proceed Before a Magistrate Judge form. 4. Within eighty-three (83) days from the filing date of the Complaint, initial disclosures shall be made by the parties pursuant to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure 26.1 and Local Rule 16.1. 5. A telephonic scheduling conference shall be held on [tsc date] 2003, at [time] mountain time, for the purpose of confirming the deadlines proposed by the parties in the Litigation Plan Form and to set the matter for trial. 6. Counsel for Plaintiff shall initiate the conference call by placing it to Diane McDonald, Administrative Assistant, at 208-334-9270 and shall have all appropriate parties on the line. Dated this_______ day of , 2003. EDWARD J. LODGE UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 2 Pursuant to Local Rule 16.5, the parties shall discuss and determine whether or not they will participate in a mediation program. Mediation is a process whereby a trained, experienced and impartial neutral, selected by the parties and or the Court, will facilitate discussion, and assist in identifying issues and generating options in an attempt to resolve the dispute which prompted the litigation. A party can move for withdrawal from the mediation process upon a showing that reasons exist as to why mediation would not be productive or otherwise should not a occur. LITIGATION ORDER - Page 2 03ORDERS\[document name].WPD <<<<<<<<<********>>>>>>>>>>>>> 3 CIVIL CASE LITIGATION OUTLINE DAY EVENT 1 Complaint Filed 69 Parties Meet on Litigation Plan (Local Rule 16.1) 80 DISTRICT COURT FILING DEADLINE : Joint Litigation Plan Form83 Case reviewed by Court for: (1) Completion of service (2) Consent to a Magistrate Judge Form (3) Litigation Plan Form Initial Disclosure Deadline (FRCP 26.1, and Local Rule 16.1) 90 TELEPHONE SCHEDULING CONFERENCE 135 Expert Disclosure by plaintiff 165 Expert Disclosure by defendant 180 Rebuttal Expert Disclosure by plaintiff 210 Pre-Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Discovery Deadline DISTRICT COURT FILING DEADLINE : Motion to Amend240 ADR Conference (Mediation, Arbitration or Settlement Conference) 247 DISTRICT COURT FILING DEADLINE : ADR Status Report300 Final Discovery Deadline 330 DISTRICT COURT FILING DEADLINE : Pre-Trial Motions (6 months before trial) Responsive Pleadings Due 21 Days from Receipt of Motion Reply Pleadings Due 10 Days from Receipt of Response DISTRICT COURT FILING DEADLINE : Dispositive Motions Responsive Pleadings Due 21 Days from Receipt of Dispositive Motion Reply Pleadings Due 10 Days from Receipt of Response 500 DISTRICT COURT FILING DEADLINE: Motions in Limine517 DISTRICT COURT FILING DEADLINE : Jury Instructions, Trial Brief, Voir Dire 531 TRIAL : Scheduled to begin on Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. unless otherwise ordered.