Initial Status Conference
Upon assignment of cases to Magistrate Judge Maria Valdez, an initial status hearing date will be set by means of a minute order, except in Social Security cases. The parties must comply with the following Order Setting Initial Status Report for Cases Assigned to Judge Valdez:
• Order Setting Initial Status Report
In consent cases and cases referred by the district court for discovery supervision where no discovery deadlines have been set, counsel shall present a completed Agreed Scheduling Order at the initial status hearing.
• Agreed Scheduling Order