Case Details

CourtWestern District of Michigan
Docket number1:12-cv-00915
Date case filed2012-08-28
Date case closed
Date of latest filing
Assigned toJudge Janet T. Neff
Case cause28:1331 Fed. Question: Employment Discrimination
Nature of suit442 Civil Rights: Jobs
Jury demandPlaintiff
Demand
JurisdictionFederal Question

Case Parties

None listed

Case Docket

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12012-08-28 COMPLAINT with jury demand against West Ottawa Public Schools filed by Susan Brennan(Meier, Richard) (Entered: 08/28/2012)
22012-08-29 NOTICE that this case has been assigned to Judge Janet T. Neff (pjw) (Entered: 08/29/2012)
32012-08-30 PROPOSED SUMMONS to be issued re 1 (Meier, Richard) (Entered: 08/30/2012)
42012-10-03 ANSWER to complaint 1 with affirmative defenses by West Ottawa Public Schools(Tracey, Catherine) (Entered: 10/03/2012)
52012-10-04 ORDER setting Rule 16 scheduling conference: Rule 16 scheduling conference is set for 11/8/2012 at 03:30 PM at 401 Federal Building, Grand Rapids, MI before Judge Janet T. Neff; status report due by 11/1/2012; signed by Judge Janet T. Neff (Judge Janet T. Neff, rmw) (Entered: 10/04/2012)
62012-11-02 JOINT STATUS REPORT (PROPOSED) (Tracey, Catherine) (Entered: 11/02/2012)
72012-11-08 MINUTES of scheduling conference held before Judge Janet T. Neff; Case Management Order to issue; (Court Reporter: not recorded) (Judge Janet T. Neff, rmw) (Entered: 11/08/2012)
82012-11-09 CASE MANAGEMENT ORDER: settlement conference set for 12/9/2013 at 02:00 PM at 664 Federal Building, Grand Rapids, MI before Magistrate Judge Ellen S. Carmody; final pretrial conference set for 2/10/2014 at 11:30 AM at 401 Federal Building, Grand Rapids, MI before Judge Janet T. Neff; jury trial set for 2/18/2014 at 09:00 AM at 401 Federal Building, Grand Rapids, MI before Judge Janet T. Neff; counsel shall meet for an in-chambers conference one-half hour prior to the scheduled final pretrial conference and jury trial; signed by Judge Janet T. Neff (Judge Janet T. Neff, rmw) (Entered: 11/09/2012)
92012-11-15 SELECTION of Richard Hooker as facilitative mediator by plaintiff Susan Brennan(Meier, Richard) (Entered: 11/15/2012)
102012-11-19 NOTICE of appointment of Facilitative Mediator Richard A. Hooker ; plaintiff VFM fee to be submitted by 11/26/2012 defendant VFM fee to be submitted by 11/26/2012(lep) (Entered: 11/19/2012)
112012-11-21 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by defendant West Ottawa Public Schools to West Ottawa Public School's Rule 26(a)(1) Disclosures (Tracey, Catherine) (Entered: 11/21/2012)
122012-11-21 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by defendant West Ottawa Public Schools to Defendant's Requests for Admission and Special Interrogatories to Plaintiff, Susan Brennan (Tracey, Catherine) (Entered: 11/21/2012)
132012-12-12 REQUEST for admissions and Special Interrogatories by Susan Brennan(Meier, Richard) Modified text on 12/13/2012 (dfw). (Entered: 12/12/2012)
142012-12-13 NOTICE regarding VFM fees that were due November 26, 2012 pursuant to Notice of Appointment of Facilitative Mediator 10 plaintiff VFM fee to be submitted by 12/20/2012 defendant VFM fee to be submitted by 12/20/2012(lep) (Entered: 12/13/2012)
152012-12-27 SECOND NOTICE regarding VFM fees that were due November 26, 2012 pursuant to Notice of Appointment of Facilitative Mediator 10 plaintiff VFM fee to be submitted by 1/3/2013(lep) (Entered: 12/27/2012)
162013-01-15 ORDER: Plaintiff shall, no later than January 22, 2013, submit the $25.00 mediation assessment fee; Plaintiff is put on notice that this matter will be dismissed with prejudice for failure to comply with the Court's orders if the mediation assessment fee is not submitted by January 22, 2013; signed by Judge Janet T. Neff (Judge Janet T. Neff, rmw) (Entered: 01/15/2013)
172013-01-16 REPORT of facilitative mediation held 01/15/2013; mediation is complete; (Hooker, Richard) (Entered: 01/16/2013)
182013-03-06 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by defendant West Ottawa Public Schools of Defendant's First Set of Interrogatories to Plaintiff and Defendant's First Request for Production of Documents to Plaintiff (Tracey, Catherine) (Entered: 03/06/2013)
192013-03-26 FIRST MOTION to withdraw as attorney by plaintiff Susan Brennan; (Meier, Richard) (Entered: 03/26/2013)
202013-04-08 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by defendant West Ottawa Public Schools of the Notice of Deposition Duces Tecum of Susan Brennan (Tracey, Catherine) (Entered: 04/08/2013)
212013-04-11 ORDER taking under advisement 19 motion of plaintiff's counsel, Richard A. Meier, to withdraw as attorney; notice shall be filed by 4/26/2013; signed by Magistrate Judge Ellen S. Carmody (Magistrate Judge Ellen S. Carmody, cbh) (Entered: 04/11/2013)
222013-04-30 MOTION for extension of time to file response/reply re 21 by plaintiff Susan Brennan; (ald) (Entered: 04/30/2013)
232013-05-01 MOTION to compel Discovery by defendant West Ottawa Public Schools; (Tracey, Catherine) (Entered: 05/01/2013)
242013-05-01 BRIEF by defendant West Ottawa Public Schools re 23 Motion to Compel Discovery (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B)(Tracey, Catherine) (Entered: 05/01/2013)
252013-05-01 MOTION for sanctions against Plaintiff for Failure to Attend Her Deposition and to Permit Plaintiff's Deposition Outside the Discovery Period by defendant West Ottawa Public Schools; (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C)(Tracey, Catherine) (Entered: 05/01/2013)
262013-05-01 BRIEF in support of MOTION for sanctions against Plaintiff for Failure to Attend Her Deposition and to Permit Plaintiff's Deposition Outside the Discovery Period 25 filed by West Ottawa Public Schools(Tracey, Catherine) (Entered: 05/01/2013)
272013-05-02 PROOF OF SERVICE re: copy of the April 11, 2013 Order by plaintiff Susan Brennan (Meier, Richard) Modified text on 5/3/2013 (dfw). (Entered: 05/02/2013)
282013-05-03 RESPONSE in opposition to MOTION for sanctions against Plaintiff for Failure to Attend Her Deposition and to Permit Plaintiff's Deposition Outside the Discovery Period 25 , MOTION to compel Discovery 23 filed by Susan Brennan (Meier, Richard) (Entered: 05/03/2013)
292013-05-03 ORDER granting 19 motion of plaintiff's counsel, Richard A. Meier, to withdraw as attorney; denying 22 plaintiff's motion for extension of time; attorney Richard A. Meier shall serve a copy of: (1) this order, (2) Defendant's Motion to Compel and brief in support 23 - 24 , (3) Defendant's Motion to Permit Plaintiff's Deposition Outside the Discovery Period and for Sanctions against Plaintiff for Failure to Attend Her Deposition and brief in support 25 - 26 , and (4) plaintiff's response 28 on plaintiff and shall file proof of service of same; signed by Magistrate Judge Ellen S. Carmody (Magistrate Judge Ellen S. Carmody, cbh) (Entered: 05/03/2013)
302013-05-03 NOTICE OF MOTION HEARING regarding Defendant's Motion to Compel Discovery 23 and Defendant's Motion to Permit Plaintiff's Deposition Outside the Discovery Period and for Sanctions against Plaintiff for Failure to Attend Her Deposition 25 : motion hearing is set for 5/29/2013 at 11:00 AM at 650 Federal Building, Grand Rapids, MI before Magistrate Judge Ellen S. Carmody (Magistrate Judge Ellen S. Carmody, cbh) (Entered: 05/03/2013)
312013-05-04 PROOF OF SERVICE by attorney Richard Meier as to plaintiff Susan Brennan re: multiple documents (Meier, Richard); Modified text on 5/6/2013 (pjw) (Entered: 05/04/2013)
322013-05-29 ORDER requiring dismissal papers to be submitted by 6/26/2013; the 5/29/2013 motion hearing is canceled and Defendant's Motion to Compel Discovery 23 and Defendant's Motion to Permit Plaintiff's Deposition Outside the Discovery Period and for Sanctions against Plaintiff for Failure to Attend Her Deposition 25 are dismissed as resolved; signed by Magistrate Judge Ellen S. Carmody (Magistrate Judge Ellen S. Carmody, cbh) (Entered: 05/29/2013)
332013-06-04 STIPULATION of dismissal with prejudice by defendant West Ottawa Public Schools (Tracey, Catherine) (Entered: 06/04/2013)
342013-06-04 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by defendant West Ottawa Public Schools re STIPULATION of dismissal with prejudice by defendant West Ottawa Public Schools 33 upon plaintiff, Susan Brennan (Tracey, Catherine) (Entered: 06/04/2013)