Gipson v. Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama, LLC

Filing 32

ORDER: On July 1, 2010, the plaintiff informed the Court that, though she was unable to find a new attorney willing to represent her within the time allowed, she might be able to get a new lawyer if given more time. (Doc. 31 ). Shealso informed the Court that she still feel[s she] should represent herself. Id. The Court construes this as a statement the plaintiff will proceed pro se. Therefore, it is hereby ORDERED that pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1), this case is REFERRED to United States Magistrate Judge Honorable Terry F. Moorer for action or recommendation on all pretrial matters. Signed by Hon. Chief Judge Mark E. Fuller on 7/2/2010. (dmn)

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G i p s o n v. Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama, LLC(MAG+) D o c . 32 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT F O R THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA N O R T H E R N DIVISION L IS A GIPSON, ) ) P l a in tif f , ) ) v. ) ) H Y U N D A I MOTOR MANUFACTURING ) A L A B A M A , LLC, ) ) D e f e n d a n t. ) C A S E NO. 2:09-cv-712-MEF-TFM (W O ) ORDER In an order entered June 7, 2010, the Court granted the motions of plaintiff's former c o u n se l to withdraw from this case. (Docs. #23, 24, & 29). In that order, the Court also gave n o tic e to the plaintiff that it would dismiss all claims against the defendant unless the p la in tif f , by July 1, 2010, secured new counsel or informed the Court she would be p r o c ee d in g without an attorney.1 (Doc. #29). On July 1, 2010, the plaintiff informed the C o u rt that, though she was unable to find a new attorney willing to represent her within the tim e allowed, she might be able to get a new lawyer if given more time. (Doc. #31). She a ls o informed the Court that she "still feel[s she] should" represent herself. Id. The Court c o n stru e s this as a statement the plaintiff will proceed pro se. Therefore, it is hereby O R D E R E D that, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 636(b)(1), this case is referred to United S tates Magistrate Judge Terry F. Moorer for all pretrial proceedings and entry of any orders The Court also informed the plaintiff of this deadline in a hearing on the motions to withdraw, held on June 2, 2010. See (Doc. #26). 1 Dockets.Justia.com or recommendations as may be appropriate, unless and until the plaintiff secures counsel at a later date. D O N E this the 2 n d day of July, 2010. /s/ Mark E. Fuller CHIEF UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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