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Initial Status Conference

The court will set cases for status within 60 days of the filing of the complaint. At the initial status conference the parties will: 1) inform the court of the nature and scope of the case, 2) identify settlement opportunities, 3) set the initial pretrial conference, and 4) schedule future conferences and, when necessary, motions.

All pretrial matters are referred to the Magistrate Judge, including the initial status conference, discovery, scheduling of motions, and settlement conferences.

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