Rule 16. Scheduling and Planning, Pretrial, and Final Pretrial Conferences and Orders
Any final pretrial conference shall be held as close to the time of trial as reasonable under the circumstances. The court may order the participants at any such conference to formulate a plan for trial, including a program for facilitating the admission of evidence. The conference shall be attended by at least one of the attorneys who will conduct the trial for each of the parties and by any unrepresented parties.