United States District Court, W.D. Texas, San Antonio Division
ORDER RESETTING INITIAL PRETRIAL CONFERENCE
ELIZABETH S. ("BETSY") CHESTNEY, UNITED STATES
the Court in the above-styled and numbered cause of action is
Defendant Trinidad Manriquez's Motion to Reset Initial
Pretrial Conference [#58]. By her motion, Defendant informs
the Court of her conflict with the Initial Pretrial
Conference currently set for August 28, 2019. The Court will
therefore reset the conference as follows:
HEREBY ORDERED Defendant Trinidad Manriquez's Motion to
Reset Initial Pretrial Conference [#58] is GRANTED.
FURTHER ORDERED that the conference currently set for August
28, 2019 is CANCELED.
FURTHER ORDERED that, pursuant to Rule 16 of the Federal
Rules of Civil Procedure, this case is set for an Initial
Pretrial Conference at 1:30 p.m. on August 27, 2019, in
Courtroom B on the 4th Floor of the John H. Wood,
Jr. United States Courthouse, 655 E. Cesar Chavez Boulevard,
San Antonio, Texas, 78206.
conference, the Court will enter a Scheduling Order in this
case and assign the parties a date for a jury or bench trial.
Plaintiff and counsel for Defendant Manriquez may appear by
phone for the conference. Counsel should contact Valeria
Sandoval, the Courtroom Deputy, for call-in information at
email@example.com. The use of
speaker phones is prohibited during a telephonic appearance.
IS FURTHER ORDERED that the parties confer in the
manner required by Rule 26(f) of the Federal Rules of Civil
Procedure and submit a Joint Discovery/Case Management Plan
that answers the following questions no later than
Monday, August 26, 2019:
1. Are there any outstanding jurisdictional issues? For
removed cases based on diversity jurisdiction, do the parties
agree that the amount in controversy exceeded $75, 000 at the
time of removal? If not, each party should state its position
on the amount in controversy.
2. Are there any unserved parties? If more than 90 days have
passed since the filing of the Complaint or petition, should
these unserved parties be dismissed?
3. What are the causes of action, defenses, and counterclaims
in this case? What are the elements of the cause(s) of
action, defenses, and counterclaims pled?
4. Are there any agreements or stipulations that can be made
about any facts in this case or any element in the cause(s)
5. State the parties' views and proposals on all items
identified in Fed.R.Civ.P. 26(f)(3).
6. What, if any, discovery has been completed? What discovery
remains to be done? Have the parties considered ...