IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
December 10, 2008
ANTHONY DOBSON AND JESSICA DOBSON, PLAINTIFFS
COMMONWEALTH FUNDING GROUP, INC., MATT GISSLER, AND EQUIFIRST, CORPORATION DEFENDANTS
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Judge Conner
AND NOW, this 10th day of December, 2008, upon consideration of plaintiffs' letter (Doc. 66) requesting an order of referral for a settlement conference, as well as defendant Equifirst Corporation's opposition (Doc. 67) to plaintiffs' request,*fn1 and it appearing that defendants have filed multiple motions for summary judgment, (see Docs. 41, 45), which are ripe for disposition, and that defendant Equifirst objects to mediation at this stage of litigation, (see Doc. 67), it is hereby ORDERED that plaintiffs' letter (Doc. 66) requesting an order of referral is CONSTRUED as a motion for referral to settlement and is DENIED as so construed.
CHRISTOPHER C. CONNER United States District Judge