James v. Commissioner of Social Security

Filing 17

STIPULATION and ORDER signed by Magistrate Judge Allison Claire on 3/6/17 ORDERING that the Court extends the time for Defendant to file her Opposition to Plaintiff's Opening Brief, by 28 days, through and including Friday, 3/31/17. (Becknal, R)

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6 BRIAN STRETCH, CSBN 163793 United States Attorney DEBORAH STACHEL, CSBN 230138 Regional Chief Counsel, Region IX ADAM LAZAR, CSBN 237485 Special Assistant United States Attorney 160 Spear Street, Suite 800 San Francisco, CA 94105 Phone: 415-268-5601 Fax: 415-744-0134 Adam.Lazar@ssa.gov 7 Attorneys for Defendant 1 2 3 4 5 8 9 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 10 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 11 12 ANTOINETTE JAMES, Plaintiff, 13 14 15 vs. NANCY A. BERRYHILL, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, 16 Defendant. 17 ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Case No.: 2:16-cv-01666-AC JOINT STUPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER FOR EXTENSION OF TIME 18 Defendant Nancy A. Berryhill,1 Acting Commissioner of Social Security (“Defendant”) 19 20 respectfully requests that the Court extend the time for Defendant to file her Opposition to 21 Plaintiff’s Opening Brief, due on March 3, 2017, by 28 days, through and including Friday, 22 March 31, 2017. This is the Commissioner’s first request for an extension of time in this matter. 23 An extension of time is needed in order to prepare Defendant’s opposition because of the 24 drafting attorney’s exceptionally heavy workload during the month of February and the last week 25 1 26 27 Nancy A. Berryhill is now the Acting Commissioner of Social Security. Pursuant to Rule 25(d) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Nancy A. Berryhill should be substituted for Acting Commissioner Carolyn W. Colvin as the defendant in this suit. No further action needs to be taken to continue this suit by reason of the last sentence of section 205(g) of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. § 405(g).  28 Stipulation for Extension of Time; 2:16-cv-01666-AC 1 1 in particular, in which the attorney had another merits brief due while preparing for a 2 forthcoming arbitration. This request is made in good faith with no intention to unduly delay the 3 proceedings. Counsel’s office conferred with Plaintiff’s counsel, who had no objection to this 4 request, on March 3, 2017. 5 Respectfully submitted this 3rd day of March, 2017. 6 7 Respectfully submitted, BRIAN STRETCH United States Attorney DEBORAH STACHEL Regional Chief Counsel, Region IX 8 9 10 By 12 /s/ Adam Lazar ADAM LAZAR Special Assistant U.S. Attorney 13 Attorneys for Defendant 11 14 15 ORDER 16 17 IT IS SO ORDERED. 18 19 20 Date: March 6, 2017 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Stipulation for Extension of Time; 2:16-cv-01666-AC 2

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