District 518 lawsuit proceeding timeline set
MINNEAPOLIS — A trial date in a civil matter against Independent School District 518 brought forward by a former employee is not expected until early 2020.
A pretrial conference this week outlined the proceeding deadlines for a civil suit in which Karen Abbott seeks $75,000 in relief from what she claims as employee right violations inflicted by the district.
A Dec. 3 conference is scheduled between attorneys for Abbott and the district to discuss the status and a potential settlement.
Should no settlement be reached, parties are to have their cases prepared for a seven-day jury trial by Jan. 2, 2020.
Abbott’s criminal case — accusing her of unlawfully taking and releasing private student data — is still pending in Nobles County District Court.