Consent Amended Scheduling Order (Duffy) Form. This is a South Carolina form and can be use in District Court Federal.
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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA [DIVISION [ALL CAPS]] DIVISION [Plaintiff] Plaintiff(s), -versus[Defendant] Defendant(s). ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) CA: [Case number] CONSENT AMENDED SCHEDULING ORDER Pursuant to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the Local Civil Rules of this Court, the following schedule is established for this case. 1. Motions to join other parties and amend the pleadings (Fed. R. Civ. P. 16(b)(1)) shall be filed no later than [join/amend date]. 2. Plaintiff(s) shall file and serve a document identifying by full name, address, and telephone number each person whom Plaintiff(s) expects to call as an expert at trial and certifying that a written report prepared and signed by the expert including all information required by Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(a)(2)(B) has been disclosed to other parties by [Plaintiff ID of Expert Witness date]. 3. Defendant(s) shall file and serve a document identifying by full name, address, and telephone number each person whom Defendant(s) expects to call as an expert at trial and certifying that a written report prepared and signed by the expert including all information required by Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(a)(2)(B) has been disclosed to other parties by [Defendant ID of Expert Witness date]. 4. Counsel shall file and serve affidavits of records custodian witnesses proposed to be presented by affidavit at trial no later than [Records Custodian Affidavit date]. Objections to such affidavits must be made within fourteen (14) after the service of the disclosure. See Fed. R. Evid. 803(6), 902(11), or 902(12) and Local Civil Rule 16.02(D)(3). 5. Discovery shall be completed no later than [Discovery date]. All discovery requests shall be served in time for the responses thereto to be served by this date. De bene esse depositions must be completed by discovery deadline. No motions relating to discovery shall be filed until counsel have consulted and attempted to resolve the matter as required by Local Civil Rule 7.02. 6. Motions in limine must be filed no later than [Motions in Limine date] 7. All dispositive motions shall be filed on or before [Dispositive Motions date]. (Fed.R.Civ. P. 16(b)(2)) American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkflow.com 8. Mediation, pursuant to Local Civil Rules 16.04 – 16.12, shall be completed in this case on or before [Mediation due date]. 9. No later than [Rule 26(a)(3) Disclosures date] the parties shall file and exchange Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(a)(3) pretrial disclosures. Within fourteen (14) days thereafter, a party shall file and exchange Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(a)(3) objections, any objections to use of a deposition designated by another party and any deposition counter-designations under Fed. R. Civ. P. 32(a)(4). See Local Civil Rule 30.03(J) (video deposition additional requirements). 10. Parties shall furnish the Court pretrial briefs five (5) business days prior to the date set for jury selection (Local Civil Rule 26.05).1 Attorneys shall meet at least five (5) business days prior to the date set for submission of pretrial briefs for the purpose of exchanging and marking all exhibits. See Local Civil Rule 26.07. 11. This case is subject to being called for jury selection and trial on or after [Jury Selection date]. ______________________________ Patrick Michael Duffy United States District Judge Dated: ______________________ Charleston, South Carolina Pursuant to Local Civil Rule 83.I.08, this order is being sent to local counsel only. Attachments: 1) Notice of Availability of United States Magistrate Judge. 2) Judge Duffy's Standing Order re Mediation. 1 Judge Duffy only requires that pretrial briefs be provided to the Judge's Chambers. American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkflow.com