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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

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