Perry et al v. Schwarzenegger et al

Filing 352

MOTION to Appear by Telephone filed by Doug Swardstrom. Motion Hearing set for 1/6/2010 10:00 AM in Courtroom 6, 17th Floor, San Francisco. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration of Eric Grant, # 2 Declaration of James Bopp, Jr., # 3 Proposed Order)(Grant, Eric) (Filed on 1/5/2010)

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Perry et al v. Schwarzenegger et al Doc. 352 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document352 Filed01/05/10 Page1 of 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 8001 Folsom Boulevard, Suite 100 Sacramento, California 95826 Telephone: (916) 388-0833 Eric Grant (Bar No. 151064) grant@hicks-thomas.com Hicks Thomas LLP 8001 Folsom Boulevard, Suite 100 Sacramento, California 95826 Telephone: (916) 388-0833 Facsimile: (916) 691-3261 James Bopp, Jr. (pro hac vice pending) jbopp@bopplaw.com Richard E. Coleson (pro hac vice pending) rcoleson@bopplaw.com Kaylan Lytle Phillips (pro hac vice pending) kphillips@bopplaw.com Bopp, Coleson & Bostrom 1 South 6th Street Terre Haute, Indiana 47807 Telephone: (812) 232-2434 Facsimile: (812) 234-3736 Counsel for Objector DOUG SWARDSTROM HICKS THOMAS LLP 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 KRISTIN M. PERRY, et al., ) ) Plaintiffs, ) ) and ) ) CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO, ) ) Plaintiff-Intervenor, ) ) v. ) ) ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER, et al., ) ) Defendants, ) ) and ) ) PROPOSITION 8 OFFICIAL PROPONENTS ) DENNIS HOLLINGSWORTH, et al., ) ) Defendant-Intervenors. ) ) {00134111.DOC} UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO DIVISION No. 3:09-cv-02292-VRW OBJECTOR DOUG SWARDSTROM'S ADMINISTRATIVE MOTION TO PERMIT OUT-OF-STATE COUNSEL TO APPEAR BY TELEPHONE AT HEARING ON PLAINTIFFS' MOTION TO COMPEL [Civil L.R. 7-11] Hearing Date: Hearing Time: Courtroom: Judge: January 6, 2010 10:00 a.m. 6 (17th Floor) Hon. Vaughn R. Walker 1 No. 3:09-cv-02292-VRW Objector Doug Swardstrom's Administrative Motion to Permit Out-of-State Counsel to Appear by Telephone Dockets.Justia.com Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document352 Filed01/05/10 Page2 of 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 8001 Folsom Boulevard, Suite 100 Sacramento, California 95826 Telephone: (916) 388-0833 Pursuant to Civil L.R. 7-11 (Motion for Administrative Relief), Objector Doug Swardstrom respectfully requests permission for his out-of-state counsel James Bopp, Jr. to appear by telephone at tomorrow's hearing on Plaintiffs' motion to compel Mr. Swardstrom's compliance with a deposition subpoena. In support of his request, Mr. Swardstrom would show the following: 1. On Monday, January 4, 2010, Plaintiffs filed a motion to compel Mr. Swardstrom's compliance with a deposition subpoena. See Doc # 339. 2. Although the undersigned local counsel intends to appear at the hearing on such motion, Mr. Bopp is Mr. Swardstrom's principal counsel, and he desires to present argument on Mr. Swardstrom's behalf at such hearing. See Declaration of James Bopp, Jr. ("Bopp Decl.") 2 (filed concurrently herewith). 3. Also on Monday, January 4, 2010, the Court set relevant hearing for Wednesday, HICKS THOMAS LLP 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 January 6, 2010, at 10:00 a.m. See Doc. # 333 at 2. Mr. Bopp learned of the newly set hearing date at approximately 7:00 p.m. Eastern time on Monday the 4th. See Bopp Decl. 3. 4. Given such short notice, neither Mr. Bopp nor any of his law firm colleagues was able to make arrangements to travel to San Francisco from their offices in Terre Haute, Indiana to appear in person at the hearing. 5. Mr. Bopp's direct telephone number for the time of the hearing is (812) 243-0825. For these reasons, Objector Doug Swardstrom respectfully requests permission for his outof-state counsel James Bopp, Jr. to appear by telephone at tomorrow's hearing on Plaintiffs' motion to compel Mr. Swardstrom's compliance with a deposition subpoena. Dated: January 5, 2010. Respectfully submitted, /s/ Eric Grant Eric Grant Hicks Thomas LLP James Bopp, Jr. Richard E. Coleson Kaylan Lytle Phillips Bopp, Coleson & Bostrom Counsel for Objector DOUG SWARDSTROM {00134111.DOC} 2 No. 3:09-cv-02292-VRW Objector Doug Swardstrom's Administrative Motion to Permit Out-of-State Counsel to Appear by Telephone