Mitchell v. DaViga, et al.
ORDER signed by Magistrate Judge Erica P. Grosjean on 6/29/2017 ORDERING plaintiff's attorney's request for authority to incur costs by appointed pro bono counsel Justin L. Thomas is GRANTED. (Crouch, J)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIJ
REQUEST FOR AUTHORITY TO INCUR
COSTS (APPOINTED COUNSEL) AND
REQUEST FOR PAYMENT
REQUEST OF PRO BONO FOR PRE-APPROVAL OF EXPENDITURES
Complete this form and return it to the court (with two copies) for approval prior to incurring the
cost for which reimbursement is requested.
I, 'JUSTIN L. THOMAS
, attorney for plaintiff(s), declare as follows:
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, United States District Judge/Magistrate Judge.
Honorable Dale A. Drozd
I believe that the following course of action is reasonably necessary to the prosecution of this
Initial Meeting with Plaintiff/Client at CDRC Tehachapi-$ 101 miles at $.53.5/mile = $54.04
Records from CDRC- 2,1 14 pages =$349.31 plus $10 for Certified Check from bank; charge cards/firm checks
not acceptable form of payment to CDCR
Subpoena to CDRC for Records/Files=$ 108.50
Depositions of Defendant Sheldon 4/4/201 7 =$419.03
Deposition of Defendant Chavez 4/4/201 7 =$558.27
Counsel seeking reimbursement must support all claimed expenses by submitting invoices, receipts or similar
documentation. Without such documentation, counsel will not be reimbursed.
I have made reasonable in ui
the amount of$ 1,499. 15
and believe that the cost of this course of action will not exceed
I therefore request that this court authorize the expenditure in an amount not to exceed that stated
above for the completion of this contemplated course of action.
JUN 1 9 20'17
REQUEST OF PRO BONO FOR PRE-APPROVAL OF EXPENDITURES - PAGE 2
The following payments of costs have been heretofore approved in this matter:
IR/T travel to CDRC Tehachapi for initial client meeting
IRecords from CDRC- 2,114 pages= $349.31, plus $10 for Certified Check
!subpoena for CDRC Records/Files
IDeposition of Defendant Sheldon
IDeposition of Defendant Chavez
I declare under penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct.
Justm L. Thomas
Attorney for Plaintiff(s)
The above expenditure is - - - - - ' - - - -Approved
- - - -Denied
Good cause appearing therefore, this matter is set for discovery conference, pursuant
to rule _ _ _, on _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _, at _ _ _ _ _, _.M. in Courtroom
Number- - Dated:
United States District Judge/Magistrate Judge
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