Keller v. N.K.S.P.

Filing 56

ORDER APPOINTING LIMITED PURPOSE COUNSEL FOR SETTLEMENT. Attorney, Edward Jacob Lubarsky appointed for John Keller signed by Magistrate Judge Erica P. Grosjean on 7/5/2017. (Lundstrom, T)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 JOHN KELLER, 12 13 14 15 CASE NO. 1:16-cv-00613-AWI-EPG (PC) Plaintiff, ORDER APPOINTING LIMITED PURPOSE COUNSEL FOR SETTLEMENT vs. N.K.S.P., et al., Defendants. 16 17 Plaintiff, a state prisoner proceeding pro se, brings this civil rights action pursuant to 42 18 U.S.C. § 1983. E. Jacob Lubarsky has been selected from the Court’s Pro Bono Attorney Panel 19 to represent plaintiff for the limited purpose of settlement and he has agreed to be appointed. 20 Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 21 1. E. Jacob Lubarsky is appointed as limited purpose counsel in the above entitled matter. 22 This appointment is for the limited purpose of assisting plaintiff with preparing for and 23 participating in a settlement conference. 24 2. E. Jacob Lubarsky’s appointment will terminate fifteen days after completion of the 25 settlement conference, or any continuation of the settlement conference. Prior to the 26 termination of the appointment, the court will accord counsel the option of proceeding as 27 plaintiff’s appointed counsel. If counsel does not wish to continue representation of 28 plaintiff after he has carried out his limited purpose, the court will consider appointing 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 new counsel for plaintiff, if deemed appropriate at that time. 3. Appointed counsel shall notify Sujean Park at (916) 930-4278, or via email at if he has any questions related to the appointment. 4. The Clerk of the Court is directed to serve a copy of this order upon E. Jacob Lubarsky, Rogers Joseph O’Donnell, PC, 311 California Street, Floor 10, San Francisco, CA 94104. 7 8 9 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: July 5, 2017 /s/ UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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