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Initial Status Conference

Upon assignment of cases by consent or referral to Magistrate Judge Cox, an initial status date will be set by minute order except in social security cases.

Consistent with the scope of the consent or referral, the Court will set discovery schedules, briefing schedules, and other deadlines and timetables at the initial status conference. Accordingly, the lead trial counsel for each party, or an attorney with substantial familiarity with and responsibility for the case, shall appear at the initial status conference and be prepared to discuss all aspects of the case.

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