Nov 28, 2012 Minute Order re Protocol for Discovery

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SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA,
COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO
ΟΕΝΤRΑL

MINUTE ORDER

DATE; 11/28/2012
ΤΙΜΕ: 08:15:00 ΑΜ
DEPT: C-71

JUDICIAL OFFICER PRESIDING: Ronald S. Prager
CLERK. Lee Ryan
REPORTER/ERM: Not Reported
BAILIFF/COURT ATTENDANT: B. J. Cullen

CASE NO: 37-2011-00102593-CU-OE-CTL
CASE INIT.DATE: 12/16/2011
CASE TITLE: Felczer vs. Apple Inc [IMAGED]
CASE CATEGORY: Civil – Unlimited
CASE TYPE: Other employment


ΕVΕΝΤ ΤΥΡΕ: Εx Ρarte


ΕVΕΝΤ ΤΥΡΕ: Εx Ρarte


APPEARANCES
Jeffrey L. Hogue, counsel, present for Plaintiff(s).
Julia Collins Riechert, Esq., specially for counsel LYNN C HERMLE, present for Defendant(s). Tyler J. Belong, Esq. also appears on behalf of plaintiff.


Protocol for discovery:

1. No means No.
If any putative class members contacted by plaintiffs counsel/Investigator or by Apple management and putative class member says he does not want to speak about the case, any further questioning must cease. Apple must also inform employee to who it wishes to contact concerning this case that no adverse action will be taken against employee for participation in the class and that employee does not have to speak about the case if employee does not wish to.

2. All documents already provided to plaintiff counsel by putative class members are subject to protective order and do not have to be returned. Prospectively any documents plaintiff wishes to use must be requested through Apple’s counsel and will be provide on expedited basis within 10 days. Plaintiff counsel must be carefully targeted and economical if not parsimonious in these requests.

Motion to Certify Class – goal: complete PMQs in January, all cleanup discovery in February. Plaintiff will file motion to certify class 3/22/13
Opposition 4/12/13
Reply 4/26/13
Hearing Tuesday 5/7/13 at 10:00 am o

Plaintiff will withdraw request for Mr. Jafri to produce for deposition, but Apple will produce documents 10 days. Parties will cooperate to expedite rescheduling of Jafri deposition after plaintiff receives records.

CMC was conducted today.
CMC of 12/7/12 is off Calendar.

Judge Ronald S. Prager


 

This is an unofficial transcript of a scanned Court Document, the original scan can be viewed here