United States District Court, D. Colorado
ORDER SETTING SCHEDULING/PLANNING CONFERENCE AND SETTING DEADLINE FOR FILING OF PILOT PROGRAM CONSENT FORM
KATHLEEN M. TAFOYA, Magistrate Judge.
This case has been directly assigned to Magistrate Judge Kathleen M. Tafoya pursuant to the Pilot Program to Implement the Direct Assignment of Civil Cases to Full Time Magistrate Judges. The parties are expected to become familiar with the Pilot Program.
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED:
(1) The parties shall complete and file the Pilot Program Consent Form indicating either unanimous consent of the parties or that consent has been declined, on or before:
May 14, 2014.
Please note that this date may be earlier or later than the default deadlines contemplated by the Pilot Program.
(2) The court shall hold a Fed.R.Civ.P. 16(b) scheduling and planning conference on
The conference shall be held in Courtroom C-201, Second Floor, of the Byron Rogers U.S. Courthouse, 1929 Stout Street, Denver, Colorado. If this date is not convenient for any party, he or she shall file a motion to reschedule the conference to a more convenient time. Please remember that anyone seeking entry into the Byron Rogers United States Courthouse will be required to show valid photo identification. See D.C.COLO.LCivR 83.2B.
A copy of instructions for the preparation of a scheduling order and a form scheduling order can be downloaded from the Court's website at http://www.co.uscourts.govwww.cod.uscourts.gov/CourtOperations/RulesProcedures/Forms (Scroll down to the bold heading "Standardized Order Forms"). Parties shall prepare the proposed scheduling order in accordance with the Court's form.
The parties shall submit their proposed scheduling order, pursuant to District of Colorado Electronic Case Filing ("ECF") Procedures, on or before:
5:00 p.m. (Mountain Time) on May 7, 2014.
Attorneys and/or pro se parties not participating in ECF shall submit their proposed scheduling order on paper to the Clerk's Office. However, if any party in the case is participating in ECF, it is the responsibility of that party to submit the proposed scheduling order pursuant to the District of Colorado ECF Procedures.
The plaintiff shall notify all parties who have not yet entered an appearance of the date and time of the scheduling/planning conference, and shall provide a copy of this Order to those parties.
(3) In preparation for the scheduling/planning conference, the parties are directed to confer in accordance with Fed.R.Civ.P. 26(f). The court strongly encourages the parties to meet face to face, but should that prove impossible, the parties may meet by telephone conference. All parties ...