United States District Court, D. Connecticut
RALPH A. MARINO Plaintiff,
TOWN OF BRANFORD, ET. AL. Defendants.
MICHAEL P. SHEA, U.S.D.J.
reviewed the parties' Rule 26(f) Report [doc. # 24], the
Court orders that the following deadlines shall apply:
• All discovery will be completed (not propounded) by
February 1, 2019.
• Dispositive motions are due by March 1,
• If a dispositive motion is filed, the joint trial
memorandum will be due thirty (30) days from
the date of the Court's decision on the motion. If no
dispositive motions are filed, the joint trial memorandum is
due by April 1, 2019.
• The case will be considered trial ready fifteen (15)
days after the filing of the joint trial memorandum.
• A Telephonic Status Conference will be held on
August 1, 2018, with chambers providing
dial-in instructions. The parties will file a joint status
report by July 25, 2018.
• Plaintiffs expert reports are due November 1,
2018, and depositions of Plaintiff s experts will be
completed by December 1, 2018.
Defendants' expert reports are due January 1,
2019, and depositions of Defendants' experts
will be completed by February 1, 2019
• A damages analysis will be provided by any party who
has a claim or counterclaim for damages by October 1,
• Any motions to join additional parties shall be filed
on or before February 1, 2018.
the parties wish to proceed to mediation, they shall file a
joint statement certifying that (1) counsel have conferred
with their clients and each other, (2) the parties wish to
proceed to mediation, (3) the parties are willing to
participate in settlement efforts at such mediation in good
faith, and (4) counsel believe that a mediation stands at
least a reasonable chance of resolving the case without
trial. The statement should also state whether the parties
are willing to proceed to mediation before a magistrate
the parties are responsible for following the appended
instructions regarding (1) joint status reports, (2)
discovery disputes, and (3) the joint trial memorandum, all
of which the Court hereby incorporates as part of this
INSTRUCTIONS FOR STATUS REPORTS
before the deadline assigned by the Scheduling Order, the
parties shall file with the Clerk's Office, with
certification copies sent to all counsel of record, an
original joint status report, stating the following:
(a) The status of the case, describing the status of
discovery and identifying any pending motions and any
circumstances potentially interfering with the parties'
compliance with the scheduling order;
(b) Interest in referral for settlement purposes to a United
States Magistrate Judge or to the District's ...