Rogers et al v. Wilmington Trust Company et al
ORDER DENYING Pro Hac Vice Application of Thomas L. Allen signed by Magistrate Judge Stanley A. Boone on 7/10/2017. (Sant Agata, S)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
FRIEDA MAE ROGERS, et al.,
Case No. 1:17-cv-00392-AWI-SAB
ORDER DENYING PRO HAC VICE
APPLICATION OF THOMAS L. ALLEN
(ECF Nos. 20, 22, 23)
WILMINGTON TRUST COMPANY, et al.,
On June 28, 2017, Thomas L. Allen, attorney for Defendants, filed an application for
18 admission to practice pro hac vice under the provisions of Local Rule 180(b)(2) of the Local
19 Rules of Practice of the United States District Court for this District. (ECF No. 20.) Upon
20 review of Mr. Allen’s application the Court found that he was admitted to practice in California
21 on July 29, 2003. (ECF No. 20 at 2.)
Since it was unclear to the Court why an attorney who is an active member of the State
23 Bar of California and eligible to practice law in California would seek admission pro hac vice in
24 this case instead of seeking admission to the Bar of this Court, an order issued requiring Mr.
25 Allen to explain why he was seeking admission pro hac vice in this case instead of seeking
26 admission to the Bar of this Court. On July 5, 2017, Mr. Allen filed a response stating that he is
A review of the State Bar of California’s website indicates that Mr. Allen is active and may practice law in
28 California. See http://members.calbar.ca.gov/fal/Member/Detail/226179.
1 no longer seeking admission pro hac vice, but has submitted a petition for admission to this
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Thomas L. Allen’s application for
4 admission to practice pro hac vice is DENIED.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
July 10, 2017
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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