United States District Court, D. Hawaii
ORDER DENYING PLAINTIFF'S MOTION TO EXTEND
DEADLINES TO JOIN ADDITIONAL PARTIES AND AMEND PLEADINGS AND
EXTEND DEADLINES FOR DISCOVERY AND DISPOSITIVE
S.C. CHANG, UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE.
the Court is Plaintiff Jonathan Kimo Santiago's
(“Plaintiff”) Motion to Extend Deadlines to Join
Additional Parties and Amend Pleadings and Extend Deadlines
for Discovery and Dispositive Motions, filed November 2,
2017. The Court finds this matter suitable for disposition
without a hearing pursuant to Rule 7.2(d) of the Local Rule
of Practice for the U.S. District Court for the District of
Hawaii (“Local Rules”). After considering the
parties' submissions and the applicable law, the Court
HEREBY DENIES Plaintiff's Motion for the reasons set
November 29, 2016, this Court issued a Rule 16 Scheduling
Order establishing the following pertinent deadlines:
• Add parties and amend pleadings - April 28, 2017
• Dispositive motions - June 28, 2017
• Expert disclosures - May 29, 2017 (Plaintiff); June
28, 2017 (Defendants)
• Discovery - September 29, 2017
• Trial - November 27, 2017
Doc. No. 13.
23, 2017, U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson approved in part
a stipulation submitted by the parties and extended the
dispositive motions and expert disclosure deadlines until
July 28, 2017.
16, 2017, John Marshall appeared on behalf of Plaintiff. Mr.
Marshall moved to withdraw as counsel on July 22, 2017. On
August 4, 2017, the Court orally granted his motion.
26, 2017, Defendants filed a motion for summary judgment. The
motion is awaiting disposition.
October 13, 2017, trial was continued from November 27, 2017
to February 12, 2018 due to a scheduling conflict. Doc. No.
108. All deadlines in the Amended Rule 16 Scheduling Order,
with the exception of trial-related ...