Cervantes v. Lindsey
ORDER STRIKING 17 Motion for Reconsideration signed by Magistrate Judge Barbara A. McAuliffe on 3/17/17. (Marrujo, C)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
Case No. 1:16-cv-00343-BAM (PC)
ORDER STRIKING MOTION FOR
OFFICER B. LINDSEY,
(ECF No. 17)
On March 16, 2017, Plaintiff Salvador Cervantes personally filed a motion for
17 reconsideration of the Court’s order dismissing this action with prejudice and closing the case.
18 (ECF No. 17.) Plaintiff was represented by counsel during the course of this action, and there is
19 no indication that Plaintiff is no longer represented by counsel.
However, the motion for
20 reconsideration was not signed or submitted for filing by Plaintiff’s counsel.
Filings must include the signature of at least one attorney of record when a party is
22 represented. Fed. R. Civ. P. 11(a). See also Local Rule 131(b) (“All pleadings and non-evidentiary
23 documents shall be signed by the individual attorney for the party presenting them . . . .”)
Accordingly, the motion for reconsideration filed on March 16, 2017 (ECF No. 17) is
25 HEREBY ORDERED STRICKEN from the record, which renders it a nullity.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
March 17, 2017
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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