The purpose of the CMC statement is to let the Court know what's going on with the case.
When filling out a CMC Statement, you put your own contact information at the very top; and you copy the caption from other pleadings in the case. The CMC date and time and location goes in the box.
A party submitting it on their own behalf checks 1a and puts in their name.
2a is available on the Court's docket. 3 a is checked, unless more parties are being sued.
4a is the type of case.
4b describes what the parties are asking for from the court.
5 is whether or not a jury is requested.
6 is available on the docket.
7 is an estimate of trial time.
8 is where the parties state if they can't be at court on certain dates, for a good reason.
9 is preference, which is where the Court is told if the case has to be heard quickly.
10 is whether or not the parties have tried to work out the problem through mediation.
10d tells the court if you are willing to go to dispute resolution, if you haven't already.
11 is whether or not you will let the court try and help you resolve the case before trial
12 is insurance.
13, 14 and 15 are self-explanatory and often not applicable.
16 is whether the Court is going to hear motions by any party.
17 talks about discovery (please see the Code of Civil Procedure Section 2018.010 to 2038 for what this is).
18 tells the Court the value of the case.
19 tells the Court anything else that might affect trial.
20 talks about a joint meet and confer, which happens if you have discussed the CMC Statement with the other side.
21 is self-explanatory.
22 indicates that you are ready to talk to the Court about the case.