Rule 3.728. Case management order
The case management conference must be conducted in the manner provided by local rule. The court must enter a case management order setting a schedule for subsequent proceedings and otherwise providing for the management of the case. The order may include appropriate provisions, such as:
(1)Referral of the case to judicial arbitration or other alternative dispute resolution process;
(2)A date for completion of the judicial arbitration process or other alternative dispute resolution process if the case has been referred to such a process;
(3)In the event that a trial date has not previously been set, a date certain for trial if the case is ready to be set for trial;
(4)Whether the trial will be a jury trial or a nonjury trial;
(5)The identity of each party demanding a jury trial;
(6)The estimated length of trial;
(7)Whether all parties necessary to the disposition of the case have been served or have appeared;
(8)The dismissal or severance of unserved or not-appearing defendants from the action;
(9)The names and addresses of the attorneys who will try the case;
(10)The date, time, and place for a mandatory settlement conference as provided in rule 3.1380;
(11)The date, time, and place for the final case management conference before trial if such a conference is required by the court or the judge assigned to the case;
(12)The date, time, and place of any further case management conferences or review; and
(13)Any additional orders that may be appropriate, including orders on matters listed in rules 3.724 and 3.727.
Rule 3.728 adopted effective January 1, 2007.