United States District Court

Northern District Of Illinois

Local Rules

LR26.1. Scheduling Conference

Rule 26(f) Meeting. Rule 26(f) meetings may be conducted by telephone. Unless otherwise ordered by the court (1) parties need not present a written report outlining the discovery plan at the preliminary pretrial conference, and (2) the initial status hearing shall be the scheduling conference referred to in Fed.R.Civ.P. 26(f).