Jackson v. Commissioner of Social Security

Filing 8

ORDER signed by Magistrate Judge Carolyn K. Delaney on 7/16/2014 GRANTING the plaintiff thirty days to obtain counsel and file a substitution of attorney; CAUTIONING the plaintiff that a failure to obtain counsel will result in a recommendation that this action be dismissed without prejudice. (Michel, G)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 12 ANDREA JACKSON, on behalf of J.H., a minor child, Plaintiff, 13 14 15 No. 2:14-1659 CKD PS ORDER v. CAROLYN W. COLVIN, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, 16 Defendant. 17 18 19 This action, seeking judicial review of a final decision of the Commissioner of Social 20 Security, was filed pro se on behalf of a minor child. A minor can only proceed if represented by 21 counsel. Johns v. County of San Diego, 114 F.3d 874 (9th Cir. 1997). Plaintiff will therefore be 22 granted thirty days in which to obtain counsel. 23 Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that plaintiff is granted thirty days from the date 24 of this order to obtain counsel and file a substitution of attorney. Failure to obtain counsel will 25 result in a recommendation this action be dismissed without prejudice. 26 Dated: July 16, 2014 27 28 4 jackson.ss.minor _____________________________________ CAROLYN K. DELANEY UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE

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