United States District Court, D. Nebraska
AMENDED ORDER SETTING FINAL SCHEDULE FOR PROGRESSION OF CASE
Thomas D. Thalken United States Magistrate Judge
This matter comes before the court on the parties’ Joint Motion to Extend Certain Deadlines (Filing No. 22). The court held a telephone conference, pursuant to Fed.R.Civ.P. 16, concerning matters of importance in scheduling this case on January 5, 2016. Jonathan V. Rehm represented the plaintiff and Mary L. Hewitt represented the defendant. In accordance with the discussion, IT IS ORDERED:
1. The parties’ Joint Motion to Extend Certain Deadlines (Filing No. 22) is granted as follows.
2. Motions for Summary Judgment. Motions for summary judgment shall be filed not later than April 1, 2016. See NECivR 56.1 and 7.1.
3. Discovery Deadlines.
a. Deposition Deadline. All depositions, whether or not they are intended to be used at trial, shall be completed by March 22, 2016.
b. Written Discovery Deadline. All interrogatories, requests for admission and requests for production or inspection, whether or not they are intended to be used at trial, shall be served sufficiently early to allow rule time response before the deposition deadline. Counsel may stipulate to extensions of time to respond to discovery requests in accordance with Fed.R.Civ.P. 29, but such extensions shall not extend any of the dates in this order; any request to extend the deadlines of this order shall be sought by motion.
c. Discovery Motions. Discovery motions shall be filed not later than February 11, 2016, as to matters which are then ripe for decision; discovery matters arising after that date may be the subject of motions until the deposition deadline. Counsel are reminded of the provisions of NECivR 7.1(i).
4. Pretrial Disclosures. Pursuant to Fed.R.Civ.P. 26(a)(3), each party shall serve opposing counsel and file a redacted version as applicable with the following information regarding the evidence it may present at trial other than solely for impeachment purposes as soon as practicable but not later than the date specified:
a. Witnesses - On or before February 22, 2016: The name, address and telephone number of each witness, separately identifying those whom the party expects to present and those whom the party may call if the need arises.
b. Deposition Testimony and Discovery - The designation of discovery testimony and discovery responses intended to be utilized at trial is not required for this case. Motions to require such designations may be filed not later than fifteen days prior to the deposition deadline.
c. Trial Exhibits - On or before July 1, 2016: A list of all exhibits it expects to offer by providing a numbered listing and permitting examination of such exhibits, designating on the list those exhibits it may offer only if the need arises.
d. Waiver of Objections: Any and all objections to the use of the witnesses, deposition testimony, discovery responses, or exhibits disclosed pursuant to the above subparagraphs, including any objection pursuant to Fed.R.Civ.P. 32(a) that a deponent is available to testify at the trial, shall be made a part of the pretrial order. Failure to list objections (except those under ...