Stephen L LaFrance Holdings Inc et al v. Sorensen et al
ORDER finding as moot 70 71 Motions for Attorney Fees. Signed by Judge Billy Roy Wilson on 1/5/12. Mr. Sorenson is given until 3:00 p.m., Thursday, January 12, 2012, to submit a revised claim. Respondents' ddl for responding to the revised claims is 3:00 p.m., Thursday, January 19, 2012. Respondents need not reply to the current motions, as they are moot. (kpr)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
STEPHEN L. LaFRANCE
HOLDINGS, INC., et al.
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
GARRET SORENSEN, et al.
The fee, costs and expense Motions filed yesterday by counsel for Garret Sorensen (Doc.
Nos. 70, 71) should be substantially revised -- with respect to both Motions.
For one thing, a fee request against respondent Solomon of more than $10,000 will not be
A fee request against the other respondent (the Government) of more than $5,000 will not
Block billing for fees, costs, and expenses must be avoided -- precise, itemized claims
should be made.
Without going into detail at this point, counsel should be careful not to submit claims for
items that are clearly not recoverable.
Another expected improvement would be the showing of subtotals for each lawyer.
Enfin, much more specific, precise information must be included. Anything that is not
clear is likely to be disallowed.
Mr. Sorensen is given until 3:00 p.m., Thursday, January 12, 2012, to submit a revised
Respondents deadline for responding to the revised claims is 3:00 p.m., Thursday,
January 19, 2012.
Respondents need not reply to the current Motions. Those motions are DENIED without
prejudice and are MOOT.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 5th day of January, 2012.
/s/Billy Roy Wilson
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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