Deaver v. Mims et al

Filing 38

ORDER Appointing William L. Schmidt as Voluntary Counsel for Plaintiff, Lifting Stay and Requiring Parties to File Sitpulation or Status Reports Regarding Scheduling Dated Within Forty-Five Days, re 37 , signed by Magistrate Judge Sheila K. Oberto on 3/26/14. Attorney William L Schmidt for Jason Deaver added. (Gonzalez, R)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 8 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 9 10 JASON DEAVER, Plaintiff, 11 v. 12 13 MARGARET MIMS, et al., Defendants. 14 Case No. 1:11-cv-01736-LJO-SKO (PC) ORDER APPOINTING WILLIAM L. SCHMIDT AS VOLUNTARY COUNSEL FOR PLAINTIFF, LIFTING STAY, AND REQUIRING PARTIES TO FILE STIPULATION OR STATUS REPORTS REGARDING SCHEDULING DATES WITHIN FORTY-FIVE DAYS (Doc. 37) 15 _____________________________________/ 16 17 Plaintiff Jason Deaver, a state prisoner proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis, filed this 18 civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 on October 17, 2011. This action for damages is 19 proceeding against Defendant Narayan for denial of adequate medical care, in violation of the Due 20 Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. A scheduling order was filed on September 3, 21 2013. 22 On March 5, 2014, the Court granted Plaintiff’s motion for the appointment of counsel and 23 referred this matter to the Pro Bono Program of the Eastern District of California for the 24 appointment of voluntary counsel to represent Plaintiff in this action. William L. Schmidt has 25 agreed to be appointed as voluntary counsel for Plaintiff. 26 Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 27 1. William L. Schmidt, Attorney at Law, P.C., is appointed to represent Plaintiff in the 28 above entitled matter; 1 2. The stay imposed by order filed March 5, 2014, is lifted; 2 3. Within forty-five (45) days from the date of service of this order, the parties shall 3 meet and confer regarding proposed scheduling order deadlines and file either (1) a stipulation 4 regarding proposed dates or (2) separate status reports, if a stipulation cannot be reasonably 5 reached; 6 4. Mr. Schmidt shall notify Sujean Park, at (916) 930-4278 or via email at 7, if he has any questions related to the appointment; and 8 5. The Clerk of the Court is directed to serve a copy of this order upon William L. 9 Schmidt, Attorney at Law, P.C., 377 W. Fallbrook Ave., Ste. 205, Fresno, California, 93711. 10 11 12 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: March 26, 2014 /s/ Sheila K. Oberto UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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