Case Management Conference - Civil {Appendix R} | Pdf Fpdf Doc Docx | Illinois

Case Management Conference - Civil {Appendix R}

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Case Management Conference - Civil Form

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Last updated: 8/15/2008
STATE OF ILLINOIS IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 17TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COUNTY OF WINNEBAGO _______________________________________ _______________________________________ Plaintiff(s) : : : : : : : : : : : Case No. _______________________________________ _______________________________________ Defendant(s) CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE DATE Supreme Court Rule 218__________ CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE (1st,2nd,3rd,etc.) Instructions THE FOLLOWING "COURT CONSIDERATIONS" SHALL BE ANSWERED BY AND SIGNED BY THE ATTORNEYS FOR ALL PARTIES RESPONSIBLE FOR TRIAL OF THE CASE. THE DATES AND NUMBERS OF THE "ORDER" SECTION OF THIS DOCUMENT SHALL BE FILLED IN BY THE SAME ATTORNEYS. THIS DOCUMENT WITH THE SECTIONS COMPLETED AS EXPLAINED IN THIS "INSTRUCTION" SHALL BE FILED WITH THE CIRCUIT CLERK FIVE (5) WORKING DAYS BEFORE THE FIRST AND EACH SUBSEQUENT CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE. THE FIRST CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE SHALL BE HELD 90 DAYS AFTER THE COMPLAINT HAS BEEN FILED. FAILURE TO ABIDE BY THIS INSTRUCTION WILL SUBJECT THE PARTIES AND ALL ATTORNEYS OF RECORD TO THE SANCTIONS PROVIDED FOR IN SUPREME COURT RULE 219. COURT CONSIDERATIONS 1. State the nature, issues, and complexity of the case. 2. How best can the parties simplify the issues in this case? 3. Do the parties anticipate any amendments to the pleadings? _______ Yes _______ No What documents and/or admissions of facts can be obtained which will avoid unnecessary proof? (The parties are encouraged to attach any stipulations to this Order.) Plaintiff reasonably anticipates that a total of ____ depositions (including opinion and non-opinion witnesses) will be required prior to the fact discovery cutoff. APPENDIX R 1/96 4. 5. A-20 2002 © American LegalNet, Inc. 6. Defendant(s) reasonably anticipates that, in addition to the foregoing deponents, a total of ____ depositions will be required prior to the fact discovery cutoff. Plaintiff reasonably anticipates disclosing ____ additional opinion witnesses after the end of fact discovery. Defendant(s) reasonably anticipates disclosing ____ additional opinion witnesses after the end of fact discovery. What is the possibility of settlement of the case? 7. 8. 9. 10. Are the parties amenable to alternative dispute resolution of this case including arbitration or mediation? Mediation: Arbitration: _____ Yes _____ Yes ______ No ______ No 11. By what date do the parties reasonably expect this case to be ready for trial? _________________________ ________________________________, 20____. State any other matters which may aid in the disposition of this case. 12. Signature(s) of Plaintiff(s) and Plaintiff(s) Attorney(s) Signature(s) of Defendant(s) and Defendant(s) Attorney(s) ORDER This case coming on to be heard on _____________ Case Management Conference, and the Court being fully advised (1st,2nd,3rd,etc.) in the premises, NOW THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: (a) All written discovery between the parties (excepting the continuing duty to supplement) is to be completed by _________________________, 20____. Plaintiff shall be limited to conducting ____ depositions prior to the fact discovery cutoff date, such depositions to be limited to ____ hours each unless otherwise agreed to by the parties. Defendant shall be limited to conducting ____ depositions prior to the fact discovery cutoff date, such depositions to be limited to ____ hours each unless otherwise agreed to by the parties. All fact discovery, including the depositions of parties, occurrence witnesses and opinion witnesses, shall be completed on or before ___________________, 20____. This limitation shall not apply to the additional opinion witnesses disclosed by the parties pursuant to the following provisions. APPENDIX R Page 2 1/96 (b) (c) (d) A-20.1 2002 © American LegalNet, Inc. (e) Plaintiff shall be limited to disclosing ____ additional opinion witnesses after the fact discovery cutoff, such disclosure to be made on or before _____________________, 20____. This shall not limit the Plaintiff's right to disclose opinion testimony as elicited from a witness during fact discovery. Depositions of Plaintiff's additional opinion witnesses shall be completed on or before ___________________, 20____, such depositions to be limited to ____ hours each unless otherwise agreed to by the parties. Defendant shall be limited to disclosing ____ additional opinion witnesses after the fact discovery cutoff, such disclosure to be made on or before ___________________, 20____. This shall not limit the Defendant's right to disclose opinion testimony as elicited from a witness during fact discovery. Depositions of Defendant's additional opinion witnesses shall be completed on or before ____________________, 20____, such depositions to be limited to ____ hours each unless otherwise agreed to by the parties. All discovery of additional opinion witnesses shall be closed on this date. (f) (g) (h) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Dated: Parties are not at issue. First Case Management Conference set _________________________, 20____. This case is continued for the _______ Case Management Conference on ________________________, 20____. (1st,2nd,3rd,etc.) This cause is referred to (mediation/arbitration). (Circle one if applicable.) This cause is set for settlement/pretrial conference on _________________________, 20____. This cause is set for final Case Management Conference on _________________________, 20____. This cause is set for trial on _______________________, 20____. __________________ 20____. ENTER:____________________________________________ Judge APPROVED AS TO FORM. _________________________________________________ _________________________________________________ _________________________________________________ _________________________________________________ _________________________________________________ A-20.2 APPENDIX R Page 3 1/96 2002 © American LegalNet, Inc.