Marques Butler v. Brazelton et al

Filing 49

ORDER Appointing Counsel; Chijioke O. Ikonte added for Marques Butler, signed by Magistrate Judge Erica P. Grosjean on 05/1/17. (Martin-Gill, S)(Copy of this order sent to Sujean Park and Marques Butler)

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1 2 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 3 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 4 5 MARQUES BUTLER, 6 7 8 1:14-cv-01220-DAD-EPG (PC) Plaintiff, ORDER APPOINTING COUNSEL v. R. BOOZER, et al., 9 Defendants. 10 11 Marques Butler (“Plaintiff”) is a state prisoner proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis in 12 this civil rights action brought pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. This Court conducted a scheduling 13 conference on April 19, 2017. (ECF No. 42). At the conference, Plaintiff made an oral motion 14 for the appointment of pro bono counsel. The Court took the motion under submission. 15 The Court finds that the appointment of counsel is warranted. Chijioke O. Ikonte has been 16 selected from the Court’s pro bono attorney panel to represent Plaintiff and he has agreed to be 17 appointed. 18 Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 19 1. Chijioke O. Ikonte is appointed as counsel in the above entitled matter; 20 2. Appointed counsel shall notify Sujean Park at (916) 930-4278, or via email at 21 22 23 if he has any questions related to the appointment; and 3. The Clerk of Court is directed to serve a copy of this order upon Chijioke O. Ikonte, Akudinobi & Ikonte, 3435 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1520, Los Angeles, CA 90010. 24 25 26 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: May 1, 2017 /s/ UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 27 28 1

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