United States District Court, D. Montana, Great Falls Division
JOHNSTON, UNITED STALES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
matter is at issue and is eligible for a preliminary pretrial
conference under Rule 16 of the Federal Rules of Civil
Procedure and Local Rules 16.1 and 16.2. The parties have
consented to the undersigned to proceed over this case. (Doc.
preliminary pretrial conference was held on Wednesday, July
12, 2017. Plaintiff appeared Pro Se. Defendant was
represented by Chad E. Adams, Esq.
discussion and upon the agreement of the parties, the
following schedule shall apply:
Plaintiff's Preliminary Pretrial Statement filed by: July
Amend pleadings filed by: July 21, 2017
Plaintiff's liability and damage expert disclosure:
January 27, 2018
Defendant's liability and damage expert disclosure: March
Simultaneous disclosure of rebuttal experts: 30 days of
service of the report being rebutted
Discovery motions, with supporting briefs, shall be filed no
later than 10 days following the moving party's
compliance with Fed.R.Civ.P. 26(c) or 37(a)(3). March 16,
All pretrial motions, other than discovery motions, to
include motions for summary judgment and motions in limine,
shall be filed and fully briefed on or before: April 20, 2018
Discovery Completed by: April 27, 2018
The parties shall participate in an attorneys' conference
to discuss the final pretrial order on or before: July 6,
The parties shall submit a proposed final pretrial order on
or before: July 17, 2018
A final pretrial conference shall be held at the Missouri
River Courthouse in Great Falls, Montana, on: July 19, 2018
at 1:30 p.m.
Trial briefs (optional), proposed jury instructions and a
proposed verdict form shall be filed on or before: July 24,
A Jury Trial (6-member jury) shall commence at the Missouri
River Courthouse in Great Falls, Montana, on: July 31, 2018
at 9:00 a.m.
parties are not required to seek leave of the Court to amend
pleadings or join parties prior to the deadline established
in paragraph 1.
Pursuant to F.R.C.P. 16(b)(3)(B)(v), before moving for an
order relating to discovery, the movant must request a
conference with the Court. Also, if a party requests a status
conference with the Court regarding anything other matter
than discovery, ...