UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA
DANIEL S. SINCLAIR, JR.
LEASE FINANCE GROUP, LLC., ET AL
ORDER OF DISMISSAL
The Court has been advised by counsel for the parties that all
of the parties to this action have firmly agreed upon a
compromise, and assured that they need only to obtain final
authority from principals, execute releases and agreements.
IT IS ORDERED that this action hereby is DISMISSED without
costs and without prejudice to the right of the parties, upon good
cause shown, within thirty (30) days, to seek summary judgment
enforcing the compromise if it is not consummated by that time.
The Court retains jurisdiction over this action to enforce
settlement if not timely consummated or if final settlement
authority is not obtained, provided a motion to enforce the
settlement or, alternatively, a motion to extend this period is
filed within 30 days from entry of this order.
PARTIES ARE WARNED THAT FAILURE TO TIMELY FILE A MOTION TO
ENFORCE SETTLEMENT SHALL DIVEST THIS COURT FROM HAVING SUBJECT
MATTER JURISDICTION OVER THIS ACTION. WOOLWINE FORD LINCOLN
MERCURY V. CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL RESOURCES, INC., 245 F.3d 791 (5th
Circuit December 27, 2000) (PER CURIAM) (UNPUBLISHED CIVIL ACTION
NO. 00-60314). PARTIES ARE FURTHER WARNED THAT FAILURE TO TIMELY
CONSUMMATE SETTLEMENT WITHIN THE THIRTY (30) DAY PERIOD SHALL LEAD
TO THE IMPOSITION OF SANCTIONS AGAINST THE PARTY(S) FAILING TO
COMPLY WITH THIS ORDER.
COUNSEL ARE REMINDED THAT, IF WITNESSES HAVE BEEN SUBPOENAED,
EVERY WITNESS MUST BE NOTIFIED BY COUNSEL NOT TO APPEAR.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED THAT ALL PENDING MOTIONS BETWEEN
SETTLING PARTIES ARE DISMISSED AS MOOT.
WE ACKNOWLEDGE AND APPRECIATE THE EFFORTS OF THE MAGISTRATE
JUDGE, COUNSEL OF RECORD, AND PARTIES IN ACHIEVING AMICABLE
RESOLUTION OF THIS ACTION.
New Orleans, Louisiana, this 2 day of March, 2009.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
IVAN L.R. LEMELLE