Wilder v. Midland Credit Management, No. 1:2009cv02039 - Document 17 (N.D. Ga. 2010)

Court Description: OPINION and ORDER. The court ADOPTS the Magistrate Judge's 16 Report and Recommendation as the ORDER of the court. The court GRANTS Defendant's 12 motion to compel arbitration and stay further proceedings including discovery and DENIES AS MOOT Defendant's 15 consolidated motion and brief to extend discovery. Because the court has agreed with the Report and Recommendation of the Magistrate Judge, the court also directs the parties to follow the Magistrate Judge's instructions with respect to status reports and notification of arbitration decisions.. Signed by Judge J. Owen Forrester on 6/14/10. (bse)
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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF GEORGIA ATLANTA DIVISION Cynthia Wilder, Plaintiff, v. Midland Credit Management, Defendant. : : : : : : : : : : CIVIL ACTION NO. 1:09-cv-02039-JOF-AJB OPINION & ORDER This matter is before the court on Defendant s motion to compel arbitration and stay further proceedings including discovery [12]; Defendant s consolidated motion and brief to extend discovery [15]; and the Non-Final Report and Recommendation of Magistrate Judge Alan J. Baverman [16]. Having read and considered the Report and Recommendation of the Magistrate Judge, the court ADOPTS it as the ORDER of the court. The court GRANTS Defendant s motion to compel arbitration and stay further proceedings including discovery [12] and DENIES AS MOOT Defendant s consolidated motion and brief to extend discovery [15]. Because the court has agreed with the Report and Recommendation of the Magistrate Judge, the court also directs the parties to follow the Magistrate Judge s instructions with respect AO 72A (Rev.8/82) to status reports and notification of arbitration decisions. See Report and Recommendation, at 19-20. IT IS SO ORDERED this 14th day of June 2010. /s J. Owen Forrester J. OWEN FORRESTER SENIOR UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 2 AO 72A (Rev.8/82)